This expansion of Marquis’ services will enable retail brokers across the nation to partner with Marquis, gaining immediate access to industry experts and leading markets for Architects, Engineers and Surveyors. By turning to Marquis Advantage, agents and brokers will reportedly gain an edge in renewing and winning new design professional business. The Marquis Advantage program will reportedly produce better pricing, broader coverage terms and a full array of industry specific risk management plans for design professional clients.
The Marquis Agency’s Design Professional Practice Group insures 1,500 design firms ranging in size from one person proprietorships to the nations’ top 100 firms.
“As the insurance market grows more competitive and the construction industry more complicated, many agents & brokers are struggling to retain their existing clients and win new business," said Lenny Waldhauser, president of Marquis Agency. “We created Marquis Advantage in response to agents and brokers who are seeking a way to effectively compete on professional and package lines of business for Architects, Engineers and Surveyors without having to spend hours learning about all the recent changes in the marketplace. Brokers can rely on us to guide them through the latest coverage requirements, helping them to grow their business and ultimately reduce any E&O exposure.”
“We are excited and committed to work with the agents and brokers to provide a sophisticated and stable solution for these sometimes challenging risks, added Ami Jastrzemski, Marquis Advantage business unit manager. “Marquis can help brokers protect these intricate exposures by applying our in-depth understanding of the unique insurance and risk management needs of the ever-changing design professional industry.”