We Know Public Entities. It’s All We Do!

Berkley Public Entity is 100% dedicated to providing public entity liability insurance solutions.

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Our Commitment to Public Entity Insurance

Berkley Public Entity (BPE) was founded in 2012 as a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation. BPE is a growing, dynamic business with the vision of being the preeminent provider of public entity insurance. As our name implies, we are 100% focused on providing innovative insurance and reinsurance solutions to public entities. It is the only thing we do. 


We believe the key to our success is being a fully integrated business that brings the knowledge and expertise of underwriting, claims, actuarial, and financial professionals to everything we do. While many public entities face similar challenges, no two are identical and we strive to creatively address the unique needs of each of our clients.

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Specialized Coverage for Public Entities

Berkley Public Entity provides liability insurance and reinsurance for public entities including municipalities, counties, states, K-12 schools, community colleges, public utilities, transit districts, special districts, and risk sharing groups.

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Why Berkley Public Entity?

The Power of Berkley

Berkley Public Entity is one of the 55+ (re)insurance businesses worldwide that comprise the Berkley brand. Berkley is one of America’s largest commercial lines property casualty insurance providers, operating worldwide within two segments of the P&C insurance business: Insurance and Reinsurance & Monoline Excess. Each business offers expertise within an industry, product, or region. 


Berkley Public Entity is a member of W. R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 company that is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is part of the S&P 500. W. R. Berkley Corporation’s insurance company subsidiaries are rated A+ (Superior), Financial Size Category XV by A.M. Best Company and A+ (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s. 


Berkley’s competitive advantage lies in its long-term strategy of decentralized operations. This structure provides each Berkley business the agility of a small business—the ability to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs. It provides our Berkley businesses with the strength and resources of a Fortune 500 organization as well as the financial accountability and incentives to attract and retain the highest-caliber professionals.

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