Reducing your organization’s insurance costs is critical to strengthening your business foundation. Cook Maran is the insurance partner you can count on to help make it happen. With hundreds of construction industry clients—including 100-plus large-scale contractors, project owners and developers serviced by our large construction practice—we have the dedicated professionals, the products and the processes to help improve your risk profile, control your claims, and keep your insurance costs in check.
Why Cook Maran?
Our dedicated account managers—who hold advanced insurance designations, many specific to construction risks—have a maximum of 25 clients each and are backed by a committed team of professionals, including a construction practice manager, an embedded marketing team, dedicated support staff and claims advocates, and access to our construction attorney.
Real Industry Experience
Each of our construction account managers has an average of 15 years of experience in the industry; our large construction team understands your business—including the complex coverage challenges unique to our region—from the inside. We put that knowledge to work for your business.
In addition to standard commercial insurance coverage, we place surety bonds, project-specific coverage (including those for joint ventures), wrap-ups, and owners and contractors protective (OCP) as well as loss sensitive, multiyear, and inland marine programs, including builder’s risk, contractor’s equipment, and installation floater insurance.
Consultative Coverage Analysis
We perform a comprehensive coverage analysis in order to identify potential coverage gaps, and build a cost-effective construction insurance solution designed specifically to meet the needs—and risks—of your business.
Risk Transfer Expertise
From analyzing your contracts, agreements with subcontractors, building owners and other partners to closely reviewing their insurance certificates, we ensure they’re properly insured and transfer risk to the downstream party to help protect you and lower your cost.
Dedicated Certificate Process
We have a dedicated construction queue for certificates of insurance with expediters who can deliver “rush” requests within 30 minutes. Staffed weekdays from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., after-hours, and on weekends for critical requests, this dedicated team handles over 200,000 requests every year and is committed to making this vital process as fast—and painless—as possible.
Risk Control Strategies
Our knowledgeable specialists review your health and safety programs, risk management controls and safe work practices. Our goal: Reduce your future losses by identifying potential risks and initiating or improving preventative practices and programs.
Proactive Claims Management
Your dedicated construction claims advocate not only manages the claims process, they also proactively review your claims—and address outstanding issues—throughout the year to help lower your premiums and workers’ comp experience modification rating.
Strong Carrier Relationships
One of the nation’s top insurance brokers—and one of the largest specializing in construction—we leverage our size, strength and long-standing relationships with major construction insurance carriers to ensure you receive the best coverage.