U.S. Umbrella & Excess

Based in StarStone’s dedicated underwriting hubs across the U.S., our Umbrella and Excess team is headed by Linc Trimble, who has over 30 years’ experience in insurance having held several senior management positions, overseeing an array of products for both the U.S. domestic market and internationally.

Our experienced team of underwriters offer creative and flexible solutions and understand the need for fast, accurate response to all enquiries.

“We deliver a quick resolution, because we know that’s what wholesalers want. We respond to every submission, only ask relevant questions and promptly turn around competitive quotes. We want StarStone to be brokers’ only call.”

Linc Trimble, Senior Vice President, Head Of Excess Casualty

Products

With minimal clearance issues or volume commitments, StarStone offers a range of umbrella, excess and retained limit products with up to $15 million capacity offered across a range of market segments including:

  • E&S Lead & Excess: placements for lighter E&S classes
  • Program: useful capacity solutions for MGA clients
  • Small: lower minimums/million and exceptional service
  • Mid-market: for insureds with up to $300 million in annual revenues

Core Underwriting
  • $15 million capacity
  • Insured revenue size up to $500 million
  • Admitted and non-admitted paper in 50 states
  • Field-based, experienced underwriting staff
  • Low, medium and light E&S classes
  • Wholesale-only distribution
Escape Platform
  • Launched in 2010
  • $10 million capacity
  • Insured revenue size up to $15 million
  • Two-time Celent Model Insurer award-winning technology
  • Clear to policy issuance in under five minutes
  • Live Chat-enabled dedicate Escape Underwriters
  • Average referral respond time under 20 minutes
  • Low and medium classes
  • Wholesale-only distribution

Contacts

Linc Trimble
Executive Vice President,
Head of U.S. Excess Casualty
+1 (201) 743 7751
Email Linc

Central / West Regions

Doris Pacelli
SVP
+1 (312) 873 7076
Email Doris

Scot Curtin
Assistant Vice President
+1 (312) 873 7086
Email Scot

Barb Habel
Underwriter
+1 (312) 873 7071
Email Barb

North East Regions

Denise Capone
VP, Casualty
+1 201 743 7742
Email Denise

Kathy Basirico
Senior Underwriter
+1 (201) 743 7757
Email Kathy

Kamaldai Bello
Underwriter
+1 (201) 743 7787
Email Kamaldai

South East Region

Todd Dixon
SVP
+1 (551) 208 4537
Email Todd

Nicole Kessler
Senior Underwriter
+1 (404) 859 0730
Email Nicole

Nina Lim
Senior Underwriter
+1 (201) 743 7778
Email Nina

Hazel Stokes-Hunter
Underwriter
+1 (404) 821 0167
Email Hazel