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Underwriter III

Glenmont, NY, US, 12077

American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905.  We’ve been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s most trustworthy financial companies and best mid-sized employers. With focus on our organization’s values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.


What’s in it for you?

American National supports a comfortable, diverse, and inclusive work environment, following a casual dress code and focus on healthy work-life balance. We understand that comprehensive benefits are important which is why we offer a generous package that includes: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, health-wellness initiatives, and a volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a charity of choice, and referral bonuses! We also offer a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more.

Commercial/AG Underwriter III

This role reviews and underwrites large books of business, diverse accounts, and evaluates complex risk scenarios or situations for Commercial/AG .


What will you do?

• Participants in rate-making meetings and frequently brings regional specific items that are noteworthy to the group for vetting.

• Evaluates and assesses each component of a book of business and understanding the impact each risk has.

• Evaluates requests for appeals, and departmental audits.

• Presents presentations/webinars for other underwriters, marketing, and agency groups.

• Coordinates with the manager, marketing, field staff, or appropriate liaison if previous attempts to correct agent performance have gone unaddressed or have not been received well by agent.

• Educates, coaches, and trains agents on underwriting procedures, philosophy, and new products.

• Provides support for the agents and field management as an educator and coach regarding how to develop a profitable book of business.

• Assists agents and field management on changes in guidelines and processes via teleconferences and webinars as well as in-person presentations.

• Leads and coordinates smaller independent projects outside of normal job duties, which frequently involve working with others in within and outside of the department and be able to accomplish independently.


Required Qualifications:

• Associate degree.

• Four to six years of experience.



• Associate or bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required. Equivalent experience considered in place of collegiate studies.

• Some P&C industry and/or farming or commercial industry knowledge preferred.

• AU, AINS certification.

• Applicable designation strongly preferred, or progress toward.

Salary for this position can range from $61,867.00 for candidates who are minimally qualified through $77,081 for more highly qualified candidates.  Candidates outside of the range are encouraged to apply, and will be considered based on experience, skill, and education.




Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this position or other opportunities at American National.


American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal.


Learn more about our company, by following us on social media: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: @CareerswithAN


American National is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.


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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, Former President and CEO.




Nearest Major Market: Albany

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