Providing Expertise to MeetUnique Business Needs.


W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Founded in 2004, Berkley Environmental has underwriting and account executive units in seven regions. Berkley Environmental offers an array of coverages for virtually all classes traditionally known to have environmental liability exposures on both an admitted and non-admitted basis. We provide a comprehensive portfolio of commercial property casualty insurance, automobile liability and workers’ compensation, along with claim services, providing expertise to meet the unique business needs of our customers. W.R. Berkley Corporation has reached a milestone and is celebrating 50 years, click here to read more on the history of the company.

How We Are Different

Our Environmental facilities have earned their reputation as innovative problem solvers with the skill to recognize the reality of the market while maintaining underwriting discipline and consistency throughout the underwriting cycle. The track record of profitable underwriting performance is supported by a firm commitment to superior service for our policyholders and production sources. We work hard to provide fair and efficient handling of claims while safeguarding the interest of our customers. Claims are handled by knowledgeable, experienced and dedicated staff with deep expertise in Environmental practices.


Berkley Environmental’s core values of integrity, superior product offerings, commitment to service and responsible underwriting, foster an environment where our employees truly care about the needs of our stakeholders. This fundamental mission serves as the standard against which we weigh all of our actions and decisions. We conduct ourselves with the upmost integrity and strive to maintain the highest standards of behavior, honesty and fair dealings in all aspects of our business.

Kenneth J. Berger

President – Jersey City, NJ

Justin H. Manley

Vice President, Chief Operations Officer | CIO – Jersey City, NJ

Sherry Coffman, SPHR

Vice President, Human Resources – Atlanta, GA