W. R. Berkley Corporation
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Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group

Susan N. Grady, ARM, AMIM


Susan N. Grady

Susan Grady, who became President of Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group in April 2014, has been with W. R. Berkley Corporation since 2001. She joined Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group from Acadia Insurance Company, a W. R. Berkley Corporation member company, where she was most recently Senior Vice President. Her career at Acadia has included roles as a Profit Center Manager in Maine and Connecticut as well as Chief Underwriting Officer and Marketing Officer, overseeing Marine, Loss Control, Marketing and Underwriting.


Susan N. Grady, ARM, AMIM


Jeffrey E. Bouton, CPCU

Vice President – Underwriting

Allen R. Latimer, CPA

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

J. Michael Lent, CPCU

Regional Vice President
Capital Region

Marianne M. Morosko, CPCU

Regional Vice President
Allegheny Region

Nancy Newmister

Senior Vice President
Chief Underwriting Officer

Vickie L. Price, SPHR

Vice President
Human Resources

Laura L. Thorne, FCAS

Vice President &
Chief Actuary

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Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group

Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group is a regional insurance operation offering commercial property and casualty coverage solely through independent agents in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.

Our Mission

By exceeding expectations, we will be the regional commercial lines insurance company of choice for our independent agents. As an underwriting company focused on maximizing opportunities, we will generate superior rates of return for the benefit of our customers, employees, and the communities we serve. Our success demands effective delivery of innovative solutions, which enable our customers to prosper.

Our Values

The culture of our company is predicated on four core values that are woven into the fiber of the organization and its approach to business dealings.

  • Trust
  • Integrity
  • Agility
  • Excellence

How Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group Is Different

When it comes to what makes Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group different, the numbers speak for themselves. Take a look at some of the awards, facts and figures that highlight how we stand out from the crowd.

  • Policyholders rate our claim service 4.77 on a 5-point scale.
  • We integrate the most effective technologies for our independent agency partners, lowering their expenses and earning the Applied Systems’ “Interface Partner Award” four years in a row.
  • Nearly 95 percent of our premium audits are completed by company personnel who have an average of 15 years experience, ensuring audits are done right the first time.
  • Recognized as a “Best Place to Work in Insurance” for four consecutive years, we take pride in our ability to attract, retain and develop leading talent within the industry.
  • Our four offices in three states give our 200-plus employees and seven territory managers the unique ability to provide local and knowledgeable decision-making, allowing regional relationships to facilitate the underwriting and processing of commercial accounts.

Berkley Solutions

One of the unique advantages we have as a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation is the ability to access other W. R. Berkley companies to collaborate on specialized Berkley solutions for our agents and their customers.

These partnerships allow us to customize coverage to attain solid results within W. R. Berkley Corporation.


Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group writes commercial insurance products exclusively through independent insurance agents. BMAG® is contracted with more than 140 agencies that serve more than 430 locations to meet the needs of commercial insurance accounts within the Mid-Atlantic region. A strong relationship with independent agents is the cornerstone of Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group. These relationships are created, built and nurtured based upon the core values of the company.

About W. R. Berkley Corporation

W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Each of the operating units in the Berkley group participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs. This decentralized structure provides financial accountability and incentives to local management and enables us to attract and retain the highest caliber professionals. We have the expertise and resources to utilize our strengths in the present environment, and the flexibility to anticipate, innovate and respond to whatever opportunities and challenges the future may hold.

Contact Information

For additional information on Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group, please contact us at any of the office locations listed below.

Home Office and Capital Region Office
4820 Lake Brook Drive, Suite 300
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Toll Free Tel: (800) 283-1153
Fax: (804) 285-5717

Allegheny Region Offices
4449 Easton Way
Columbus, OH 43219
Toll Free Tel: (800) 283-1153
Fax:(614) 478-0543

75 South Houcks Road, Suite 202
Harrisburg, PA 17109
Toll Free Tel: (800) 283-1153
Fax: (717) 545-8127

2100 Georgetown Drive, Suite 301
Sewickley, PA 15143
Toll Free Tel: (800) 283-1153
Fax: (724) 940-2510

Regional Territories

Capital Region: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia

Pennsylvania Region: Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania