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Insurance for the world's best builders

Brokers choose Shepherd because we reward clients for their existing investments in technology. The future of underwriting in construction has arrived.

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Lindsay Plotkin
Underwriting Lead
“Working with Shepherd has been a breath of fresh-air. Their operations and service is what the brokerage community seeks out in our carrier partners.” - Justin Kolka, Aon Construction & Infrastructure
THE EXPERIENCE

Efficient and responsive underwriters with construction expertise

Agile and data-driven process powered by technology

24-hour indication guarantee

Stop chasing underwriters. Our lightning fast response will include appetite, minimum attachment, and available capacity for clients

Exceptional service

We track how we’re delivering for brokers and their clients including automated reporting on submission responses, hit rates, and more

Data-driven underwriting

Our in-house platform allows us to personalize underwriting at scale, delivering a high touch experience typically reserved for only the industry’s largest builders

Construction tech partnerships

Improved terms and coverage for contractors leveraging technology to deliver safer and higher quality products
THE PRODUCTS

Nationwide appetite for excess capacity placements

Support for most construction classes across general contractors, trades, and developers

Excess Casualty

Limits up to $10M

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Contractor Practice Programs

Lead Umbrella and follow-form excess

Project-Specific Placements

Wrap-up programs and JVs

Excess Casualty

Limits up to $10M

Contractor Practice Programs

Lead Umbrella and follow-form excess

Project-Specific Placements

Wrap-up programs and JVs

Backed by industry-leaders pushing the boundaries of insurance & technology

Spark Capital
Procore Construction Management
Susa Ventures
Y Combinator
Era Ventures
Greenlight Capital
THE TEAM

Dedicated to making construction insurance better for everyone

We've combined the best of Silicon Valley engineering with over 50 years of combined underwriting experience across casualty lines. Shepherd is building the next generation of construction insurance.
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Steve Buonpane
Co-Founder & Chief Insurance Officer
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The future of insurance in construction is here

Working with Shepherd is streamlined and simple
CASE STUDIES

We're incredibly proud to be serving the industry's top companies that shape our built world

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