Job Title:

Commercial Property Underwrtier


Starr Insurance Companies


Toronto , ON

Job Reference:


Closing Date:

July 31, 2024

Starr Insurance Companies is a leading insurance and investment organization, providing commercial property and casualty insurance, including travel and accident coverage, to almost every imaginable business and industry in virtually every part of the world.

Cornelius Vander Starr established his first insurance company in Shanghai, China in 1919. Today, we are one of the world’s fastest growing insurance organizations, capable of writing in 128 countries on 6 continents.


Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Commercial Underwriter to join our team. The successful candidate will have at least five years of experience in underwriting large property accounts and a strong understanding of commercial underwriting principles. As a Commercial Underwriter, you will be responsible for evaluating and underwriting commercial insurance applications for large property accounts.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and underwrite commercial insurance applications for large property accounts in accordance with established underwriting guidelines and procedures
  • Analyze and interpret data to determine risks and potential exposures
  • Determine appropriate coverage and pricing for each policy
  • Build and maintain relationships with brokers and clients to ensure quality service and customer satisfaction
  • Collaborate with underwriting team members and other departments to achieve company goals and objectives
  • Monitor performance of accounts and make recommendations for improvements or changes as needed
  • Keep up-to-date with industry trends, regulations and guidelines



  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5 years of experience in commercial underwriting with an emphasis on large property accounts
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to:
    • Work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
    • Manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Knowledge of underwriting software and systems


We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We offer first class training and development opportunities to all employees. Our aim is to grow our own talent and bring out the best in people.


If you have the skills and experience required for this position, please forward your resume to:


Quote Job Reference: JR1840

Posted 2024-03-01

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