Broker-assumed

Grinnell Re | Broker-assumed reinsurance

Broker-assumed reinsurance solutions

Grinnell Re is the reinsurance division of Grinnell Mutual, a mutual property-casualty insurance company founded by mutuals for mutuals. We protect what matters most and we're here for the long haul.

Reinsurance treaties

For more than a century, mutual insurance companies have ceded their property and casualty risks and exposures to Grinnell Re. 

Grinnell Re net earned premium by line of business, 2021

Grinnell Re prior year net earned premium from reinsurance by line of business

Property and casualty treaties

We offer reinsurance treaties customized to your clients’ varied risks. Our financial security and risk management expertise means you can place those risks with confidence. Grinnell Re specializes in reinsurance for carriers writing home, farm, auto, and Main Street businesses.

  • Property and casualty multi-line
  • Property aggregate
  • P&C aggregate

Catastrophe treaties

Our catastrophe (CAT) treaties help manage exposures from CAT loss events. In certain non-coastal states we can provide your clients capacity for unlimited property CAT in excess of loss.

Quota share programs

Trusted relationships mean working together to find reinsurance solutions that fit your clients’ needs. Our quota share solutions can help your clients who have greater underwriting discipline to diversify their risks and improve their bottom lines.

  • Auto
  • Property
  • Farm
  • Umbrella
  • Portfolio

Reinsurance solutions for farm risks

Grinnell Re is a leading agricultural reinsurer in the United States and we pride ourselves on our farm roots. We can manage your clients’ farm insurance risks, too. We specialize in general farm excess of loss programs and farm quota share, including livestock and machinery.

What you can expect from Grinnell Re

Grinnell Re builds relationships with brokers and their mutual insurance clients to help manage their risks. When you choose Grinnell Re, we will work with you and your client to find the right reinsurance solution for a broad spectrum of risks.

Each reinsurance treaty is not just a transaction — it’s a promise. And behind each promise there is a team of experienced, knowledgeable reinsurance professionals ready to help your clients.

Grinnell Re is accredited in 23 states.

Grinnell Re is an accredited reinsurer in 23 states.

Learn more about Grinnell Re

Insurance is rooted in trusted relationships. Our reinsurance professionals want to work with you. Meet the team and find out the reinsurance solutions we can offer.

To find out more about working with Grinnell Re, contact Randy Dammeyer — he will be glad to hear from you.

Randy Dammeyer

Randy Dammeyer
Director, Reinsurance Marketing

Doug Nauman

Doug Nauman
Assistant Vice President, Marketing

Shannon Arendt

Shannon Arendt
Assistant Vice President, Operations

Cheryl Banzhaf

Cheryl Banzhaf
Reinsurance Technical Specialist

Jacob Clark

Jacob Clark
Reinsurance Technical Specialist

Kevin Farrell

Kevin Farrell
Vice President

Jim Kahl

Jim Kahl
Auditor, Reinsurance Claims

Kevin Kies

Kevin Kies
Assistant Vice President, Claims

Gil Korthals

Gil Korthals
Assistant Vice President, Product and Pricing

Ben Lampman

Ben Lampman
Manager, Reinsurance Underwriting

Darryl Sorenson

Darryl Sorenson
Reinsurance Pricing Analyst