Over the next few weeks, Constructors Bonding will be providing “Partner Spotlights” to provide further insight into the depth of knowledge and expertise of those individuals either currently assisting you with your bond programs, or in the future. Joe excels at cultivating long term relationship which makes him a perfect, Managing Director of Surety Placement.
To kick it off, please meet Joe Clarken.
Joseph A Clarken III, Managing Director of Surety Placement
As Managing Director of Surety Placement, Joe Clarken leads CBI’s efforts in understanding the underwriting specialty of each of our surety companies as well as the search for new sureties to add to the CBI portfolio. Each bond company has its particular strengths and Joe leads the CBI team in recognizing the best markets in the CBI surety pool to assist partners with hard to place bond programs. Under Joe’s leadership CBI has grown to the #1 AZ based producer of surety business with 10 bond companies
Joe graduated from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. in 1987 with a BS in Finance and received his MBA in Finance from Seton Hall University in 1995. He began his surety career in 1987 with Continental Insurance serving various home office and branch office roles over the span of 7 years. He later spent 5 years with Amwest Surety where he ran and rapidly grew the Phoenix branch to over $5,000,000 in premium. Joe’s association with CBI in 2015 rounds out the services CBI offers, expanding the focus further into both contract and commercial surety.
If you are a surety company looking for excellent representation or are a prospective client in need of the finest surety program available anywhere, reach out to Joe at firstname.lastname@example.org.