Public entity pool reinsurance


At Markel, our experienced team of public entity underwriters and dedicated claims professionals understand the unique risk characteristics of public sector operations. We specialize in creative risk transfer solutions using multiple lines of coverage to meet the unique needs of the public sector pooling community.

Target classes

  • Municipalities (e.g., cities, towns, villages)
  • Schools (e.g., public K-12, community colleges, charter)
  • Special districts (e.g., water, sewer, park)
  • Public housing authorities
  • Non-profits
  • Counties


  • Minimum SIR of $100k
  • Minimum premium of $350k
  • Offer reinsurance or direct excess insurance with up to $10m in capacity


  • $50m in all risk capacity
  • $25m of flood and earthquake coverage
  • Up to $10m in California earthquake
  • Up to $10m critical wind


Product sheet

Public entity pool reinsurance leadership

Philip Freda
Managing Director, Public Entity Reinsurance

Brendan Falvey
SVP, Public Entity

Markel Global Reinsurance underwriting contacts

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Public entity offices

  • Glen Allen, Virginia

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