$175M General Contractor in California

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$175M General Contractor in California

Insured Profile

  • General contractor focused on heavy highway and civil projects
  • Headquartered in California
  • Operations in California and Colorado


  • Contractor practice program
  • $7.5M p/o $15M x $5M x P follow-form excess liability policy

Working with Shepherd

Shepherd was sent a renewal submission with a request for a prompt turnaround. Within one business day, we communicated our initial indication of appetite and provided a pricing indication the next day. We collaborated closely with the broker team to pinpoint our target layer and turnaround our proposal with revisions quickly to meet the client’s needs.
$175M General Contractor in California

Why We Won

Shepherd was excited about this opportunity from the start and eager to partner with this broker team. Our responsiveness and collaboration were key to understanding the risk and targeting our layer in the tower. We worked closely with the broker team to provide the most competitive pricing and meet the target timeline, which was crucial in securing this deal.
$175M General Contractor in California

Meet the underwriter

Costas Hadjipateras

Costas Hadjipateras

Head of Underwriting
Costas has 11 years of underwriting and management experience in the casualty space. Costas started his career with Chubb's primary Construction Group in Los Angeles, and eventually managing the Foreign Casualty unit for Chubb's Pacific Region. Before joining Shepherd he was most recently with the Hartford, where we has an Executive Underwriter in their Northern California Middle Market Division.

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