News & Media

February 21, 2017

Florida Homeowner Carrier Downgrades
February 21, 2017 – Florida Homeowner Carrier Downgrades Please reference the following article in Insurance Journal regarding recent carrier downgrades: Demotech Suspends Florida Insurer Rating Criteria; Says Downgrades Coming. The article mentions several carrier downgrades. Rest assured, this does not affect any Orchid carriers. Orchid only partners with AM Best Rated carriers with a rating

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November 30, 2016

Orchid Underwriters Welcomes New Carrier National General Premier
Vero Beach, FL – November 30, 2016 – Orchid Underwriters (“Orchid”), a leading provider of coastal excess & surplus (“E&S”), as well as High Net Worth personal lines, is pleased to announce a new partnership with National General Premier, a specialty personal lines insurance company designed to meet the needs of affluent customers. National General Premier focuses on affluent

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November 16, 2016

Orchid Underwriters Introduces Connect
Powerful Online Quote Submission Tool Now Available VERO BEACH, FL – November 16, 2016 – Orchid Underwriters (“Orchid”), a leading specialty underwriter of excess & surplus (“E&S”) insurance focusing on coastal properties, has announced the launch of Connect, a state of the art quote submission tool. Orchid’s Commercial Lines program is now available through Connect for risk

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February 10, 2016

Orchid Completes Acquisition of Platinum Partners
VERO BEACH, FL – February X, 2016 – Orchid Underwriters (“Orchid”), a leading specialty underwriter of excess & surplus (“E&S”) insurance focusing on coastal properties, today announced that on February 1st, it closed on its acquisition of Platinum Partners (“Platinum”), a New England-based wholesale brokerage firm focused exclusively on the high net worth (“HNW”) perso

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October 26, 2015

Orchid Announces New Executive Appointments: Names Bob Rose Senior VP of Underwriting and Programs and Bryan Schofield VP of Commercial Lines
Moves into Coastal Commercial E&S Business and Increased Investment in Carrier Relationships Vero Beach, FL, October 26, 2015 -- Orchid Underwriters Insurance Agency, LLC (“Orchid”), a leading specialty underwriter of property insurance focusing on coastal properties, announced today it has named Robert J. Rose Senior Vice President of Underwriting and Programs and Bryan Schofield Vice Pr

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April 27, 2015

Orchid Underwriters Names New CIO
Vero Beach, FL, April 27, 2015 -- Orchid Underwriters Insurance Agency, LLC (“Orchid”), a leading specialty underwriter of property insurance focusing on coastal properties, announced today that it has named Chuck Fillizola as Chief Information Officer. In this newly created position, Mr. Fillizola will play a decisive role in setting and implementing IT strategy and IT budget management, prog

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