Commercial Insurance with a Local Touch

Your Insurance coverage should be as unique as your business. At Berkley Southwest, we work with our independent agents to tailor coverage to meet the unique needs of a variety of businesses. With our local underwriting, claim, loss control and audit services, we’ve got you covered!

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Why Berkley Southwest

We are centered around responsiveness and personal attention to our distribution partners and the insurance customers we serve. And, with our specialization in the Southwest region — Arizona, Arkansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas — we deliver quality insurance solutions and excellent claims handling with expertise and excellent customer service.

Our Leadership Team

John Henle


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Chris Davila

VP of Claims

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David Ellis

VP Chief Actuary

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Dustin Puerner

VP and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

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Community Involvement

At Berkley Southwest, our commitment to serving the communities in which we live and work is at the heart of who we are. That’s why we actively seek opportunities to contribute to their success. For us, service is not just a duty; it’s a way to bring empowerment and positive change.

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We understand our success is based on the success and contributions of our employees. We look for talented and motivated individuals who share our values — who are passionate about providing solutions and services to our customers.