Contract capabilities for construction businesses

Contract surety from The Hanover

Writing surety bonds is a complex process. It requires specialized expertise and lots of experience — exactly what you get from The Hanover team. We have been specializing in surety bonds since 1907, and are committed to being the the best in the surety business. The Hanover provides agents the best of both worlds—the financial strength of a national insurer and the on-the-scene expertise of a local player. We maintain field offices throughout the country staffed with experienced contract surety specialists who can work with you to meet your client’s various needs.

We have a dedicated team of highly experienced, well-managed and capitalized operations, located throughout the country, who work with you and brokers to offer contract capabilities for a wide range of construction businesses with work backlogs up to $100 million. We have a broad appetite for contract surety with contractors who value a strong working relationship with you and their carrier. Eligible firms include:

  • Construction managers
  • Emerging contractors
  • General contractors
  • Highway and bridge
  • Paving
  • Prime electrical
  • Prime mechanical
  • Sewer and water
  • Specialty trades

 

We issue contract surety bonds throughout the United States for construction accounts including:

  • Bid bonds
  • Performance bonds
  • Payment bonds
  • Supply bonds
  • Maintenance bonds

Hanover Contract Surety Advantage protects against the unique risks faced by your clients. Unlock the Hanover advantage.
 

 

A stable writer

The Hanover is a leading U.S. surety provider, in the bond business since 1907

 

 

Broad range of surety solutions 

Surety solutions that meet the needs of customers ranging from individuals and smaller businesses to Fortune 2000® companies 

 

Significant capacity

Ability to provide bonds to construction businesses with work backlogs up to $100 million

 

 

Empowered underwriting

Locally accessible surety experts who understand construction and operational challenges and are equipped to make responsive decisions

 

Claims expertise

Dedicated department specialized in handling surety claims

 

Financial strength

“A” ratings from A.M. Best, S&P and Moody's

Appetite

We have a dedicated team of highly experienced, well-managed and capitalized operations, located throughout the country, who work with you and brokers to offer contract capabilities for a wide range of construction businesses with work backlogs up to $100 million. We have a broad appetite for contract surety with contractors who value a strong working relationship with you and their carrier. Eligible firms include:

  • Construction managers
  • Emerging contractors
  • General contractors
  • Highway and bridge
  • Paving
  • Prime electrical
  • Prime mechanical
  • Sewer and water
  • Specialty trades

 

Product resources

 

Contract surety capabilities overview

This brochure summarizes the products we've specially designed for contract surety.

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Resources for you

With general contractors experiencing pressure on a variety of fronts, independent agents are playing an increasingly important role on the construction site. Jim Kawiecki, president of surety at The Hanover, shares why agents are increasingly advising contractors to hire bonded subcontractors.

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Policy forms library

 

 

 

Let's start a conversation today

Contact a member of our Hanover Contract Surety team who can help you deliver tailored surety solutions for your clients.

East Region

Brent M. Davis
804-673-5584
brmdavis@hanover.com

Southwest Region

Mike Walker
214-750-3908
mwalker@hanover.com

Midwest Region

Greg Brown
518-859-4374
grbrown@hanover.com

West Region

Steve Allsop
206-245-7692
sallsop@hanover.com