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About Us

An Independent Insurance Agency, established in 1968 by Walter and Terry Coady, Walterry Insurance Brokers is a full-service independent insurance broker located in Clinton, Maryland, a suburb of Washington DC.

In 1978 Walterry Insurance Brokers designed a newspaper libel policy. The National Newspaper Association was the first to use this product.  Soon after, twenty-eight state and/or regional newspaper associations followed with their support.

Walterry Insurance Brokers designed and wrote one of the first true occurrence-based media liability policies for Film and Television Producers. Walterry also worked with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Public Broadcasting Service and National Public Radio to design a policy to protect Public Broadcasting Station. Walterry then established a Public Broadcasting Purchasing Group.

We are a General Managing Agent for the AXIS Capital Insurance Companies. We are recognized as one of the largest providers of insurance to newspapers, broadcasters, film and TV producers in the media liability insurance market. Walterry Insurance Brokers underwrites and issues all policies in a paperless environment.

Located in the Washington, D.C. Metro area, Walterry Insurance Brokers has established insurance programs for nonprofit trade associations. Our knowledge of the Professional Liability market has allows us to establish a substantial book of business for these trade association nonprofits.  Policies provided to this industry include policies such as Directors and Officers, Errors and Omissions, Crime, Event Cancellation, General Liability and Property coverage.

Representing over twenty insurance companies, we are licensed with the insurance commissioners of all 50 states. Walterry Insurance Brokers maintains a traditional full service independent insurance brokerage for Commercial and Personal insurance clients in the Washington, D.C. Metro area, including life and health.

Walterry Insurance Brokers uses state-of-the-art computer systems in a paperless environment.  Employees, not computers, answer our phones.  Give us a call today, (301) 868-7200.

An Independent Advantage

We are Independent Agents in Clinton, Maryland, free to choose the best carrier for your insurance needs. We do not work for an insurance company; we work for you. We work on your side when you have a loss and follow through to see that you get fair, prompt payment and service. Walterry Insurance Brokers represents a carefully selected group of financially strong, reputable insurance companies. Therefore, we are able to offer you the best coverage at the most competitive price.

What is an Independent Insurance Agent?

When you decide to buy a car, you wouldn’t purchase the first one you see. What if one day the automobile industry decided to make only one type of car, one make and one model. You wouldn’t have a choice!

The same situation holds true for insurance. You need insurance to drive a car, to purchase a house, to protect your family’s financial future and to run a small business. But if there was only one insurance company that offered only one type of insurance, you wouldn’t have a choice. The only solution would be going to that one company.

With an independent insurance agent, you have choices. Independent agents are not tied to any one insurance company. One of the advantages of using an independent agent is that he or she works to satisfy your needs. You are using an expert for an important financial decision.

An independent agent has several companies that he or she can approach to get you the best coverage at the best price. And your independent agent will know the companies with the most efficient claims departments to recover your losses as quickly as possible.

When you buy insurance, you want an advocate who will properly assess the risks you face and give you an objective analysis of the marketplace, because it’s up to you to make the final choice.

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