W.R. Berkley

Coolidge, Carrie
January 2007
Forbes Asia;1/29/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p54
This article profiles W.R. Berkley as one of the best managed companies in the U.S. From its founding in 1967 commercial property casualty insurer W.R. Berkley has thrived in a notoriously competitive business by going after underserved niche markets. The Greenwich, Connecticut company is now the ninth-largest commercial property casualty insurer in the U.S., operating in all 50 states.


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