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Public entity pool reinsurance

Markel Global Reinsurance offers risk transfer solutions to meet the unique coverage requirements of the government sector.

At Markel Global Reinsurance, 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 across multiple lines of coverage to meet the specific needs of the public sector pooling community. We analyze and differentiate each cedant on their own merits.

Target classes

  • Municipalities (e.g., cities, towns, and villages)
  • Schools (e.g., public K-12, community colleges, and charter)
  • Special districts (e.g., water, sewer, and 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

Risk management and loss control

  • Crisis management
    • Crisis management/coaching through our partnership with CrisisRisk at no additional charge
    • Consultation during and after a crisis/event
    • Limited to $10k per crisis/event
  • Risk management grants
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