Contract Surety

Arch’s Contract Surety group is highly committed to the construction market and strives to provide consistent underwriting and innovative solutions to meet its customer’ needs.

Overview

Arch’s Contract Surety group is highly committed to the construction market and strives to provide consistent underwriting and innovative solutions to meet its customers’ needs. Arch’s Contract Surety group takes a comprehensive underwriting approach, seeks to understand what makes each company unique and matches surety programs to the customer’s business plans. 

Underwriting Strategy and Philosophy

Arch’s Contract Surety group bonds well-managed, well-capitalized construction companies with demonstrated expertise. Our highly dedicated field office personnel understand the nuances in their assigned territories and are committed to providing best-in-class service. Home office is also available to meet with accounts throughout the underwriting relationship. 

Arch Contract Surety Benefits

  • Arch Insurance Company is licensed to write bonds in 50 states, U.S. territories and Canada.  
  • Rated A+ XV by AM Best.
  • Rated A+ by Standard & Poor’s.
  • Specialists in contract surety.  
  • Responsive and decisive.  

Corporate Contacts

Stephen Ruschak

Executive Vice President, Surety

+ 1 646 560 5601

[email protected]

Dennis Stefano

Senior Vice President, Surety Chief Underwriting Officer

+ 1 215 606 1616

[email protected]

Product Highlights

Target Clients  

Preferred target market accounts have bonded cost to complete between $10 million and $350 million. Arch’s Contract Surety group can accommodate larger programs for the most high-quality accounts.  

 
Attributes of our ideal customer include: 

  • Demonstrated success with projects of similar size and scope. 
  • Proven management. 
  • Profitable operations with effective systems and controls in place. 
  • Strong, liquid balance sheet relative to program requirements. 
  • Excellent character of principals. 

Types of contractors 

  • General contractors. 
  • Heavy highway/engineering. 
  • Mechanical/electrical/plumbing. 
  • Best in class specialty. 

Types of Bonds

  • Bid.
  • Performance.
  • Payment (labor and material).
  • Maintenance.
  • Subcontractor.
  • Subdivision.
  • Supply.
  • License and permit.
  • Miscellaneous.

Distribution 

  • Arch’s Surety group works with agents and brokers specializing in surety (NASBP, National brokers). Consistent with our appetite we invite agents and brokers to inquire about an appointment with Arch’s Contract Surety group. 

The Arch Difference

Speak with a Regional Expert

Northeast Contact

Ryan Daly

Vice President, Contract Surety

Direct: +1 646 563 6311

Mobile: +1 201 874 9658

[email protected]

Central Contact

Michael Davis

Regional Vice President, Contract Surety

+ 1 214 438 4087

[email protected]

Southeast Contact

Jeffrey Chapman

Vice President, Surety

+1 704 672 4821

[email protected]

West Contact

Marc M. Henry

Regional Vice President, Surety

+1 213 283 3518

[email protected]

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