This expansion will complement the environmental division's home office located in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

Great American Insurance’s environmental division has opened a regional office in San Francisco, California, US.


According to Great American Insurance, this expansion will complement the environmental division’s home office located in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania.


The new regional office will be led by a seasoned manager and will initially be staffed with several underwriters and support staff. This office will conduct environmental business for Great American in the US and Canadian western regions in coordination with the home office. Local expertise and high quality service will be provided to brokers and clients throughout the region.


Doug Stepenosky, divisional senior vice president of environmental division at Great American, said: This is a great way for us to expand our specialty environmental business and serve our clients. We have attracted outstanding professional underwriting talent and provided them with the capital, security, and home office support to operate in a very effective manner. We are excited about our regional expansion as the next step in fortifying our environmental business.


Great American Insurance, owned by American Financial Group, is engaged primarily in specialty property and casualty insurance businesses and in the sale of retirement annuities, life and supplemental health insurance products. The Carl Lindner family remains a significant holder of AFG’s common stock.