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Production Underwriter 38210

Company name
GNY Insurance Companies

Buffalo, NY

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Job Location

Buffalo/Niagra - Buffalo, NY

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

4 Year Degree

Travel Percentage

Road Warrior

Job Category



Greater New York Mutual Insurance Company (GNY) is an A rated, financially stable and growing property casualty insurance company. We are looking for a Production Underwriter for our Buffalo/Niagra territory. This is a remote position where he/she is primarily responsible for risk evaluation including selection new business in accordance with GNYs underwriting philosophy. The Production Underwriter develops and fosters positive, professional relationships with the companys agency partners, as well as achieves company growth and profitability objectives. This employee is expected to exhibit a high level of technical expertise, while exercising sound judgment, and delivering consistent results.


Selects new business in accordance with company underwriting philosophy, established authority parameters, as well as written/verbal procedures and guidelines.

Demonstrates a professional, courteous attitude with agents. Responds quickly and ethically to all requests/issues. Delivers on promises and promises only what can be delivered.

Provides accurate and thorough education to agents about the companys risk selection philosophy and pricing guidelines.

Monitors performance criteria, including premium and unit count goals, mix of business, written-to-quoted ratio, and declination ratio of assigned agencies and territory.

Achieves company growth objectives by recognizing sales opportunities, soliciting desirable business, and diligent follow-up on quoted business.

Travels to agencies providing field underwriting and quoting as needed.

Reviews claims activity, loss control surveys, and inspection reports for existing policies, handling as required.

Works with other departments as necessary to resolve policy issues.

Determines the appropriate course of action for policy changes, delegating to assistant underwriters and/or processing assistants for handling.


Decision making and problem solving

Consistently demonstrates an accurate and in-depth comprehension and knowledge of the companys underwriting philosophy and guidelines. Quickly processes information and accepts accountability for their results.

Quality and quantity of work, timeliness

Consistently produces accurate work with minimal mistakes. Understands and achieves productivity requirements. Demonstrates a sense of urgency and regularly meets deadlines.

Initiative and dependability

Consistently exhibits the ability to achieve with little supervision. Requires a minimal amount of direction or guidance to perform well.


Demonstrates excellent verbal, written, and listening skills.

Exhibits teamwork and cooperation

Works toward common goals with a strong sense of interdependence. Demonstrates shared ownership and a willingness to help others.



BA/BS degree from an accredited institution, or equivalent

5 years experience in property and casualty underwriting preferably in the Michigan and or Ohio territory.

Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, decision oriented environment

Excellent communication, negotiation and analytical skills

Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks

Strong automation skills including MS Office products

Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment

Company info

GNY Insurance Companies
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Company Profile
For over 100 years, the Greater New York Mutual Insurance Company – GNY – has provided policyholders with the vital support necessary to protect and grow their businesses. Its rock-solid financial stability – GNY has been rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best for more than 30 consecutive years – and strategic expansion has made it one of the largest super-regional insurers in the country.

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