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Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group Reviews

Updated January 2, 2017
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  1. Featured Review

    "Small Commercial Underwriter"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Benefits, Good Pay, Up and Coming Organization backed by a stable parent company, Flexible Schedule, Ample vacation time, Commitment to Success

    Cons

    Newer Organization with developing guidelines

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be understanding of the opportunities to grow and create a culture of collective teamwork


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Poor Leadership, Scandals, Low Pay"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Commercial Lines Underwriter in Glen Allen, VA
    Former Employee - Commercial Lines Underwriter in Glen Allen, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to get your training.

    Cons

    Poor pay, poor management.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to compete and learn to build meaningful relationships with your retailers.


  3. "Commercial Claims Adjuster"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Claims Representative II in Gastonia, NC
    Former Employee - Claims Representative II in Gastonia, NC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    They are a good company to work for, with a manageable work load and excellent pay and benefits.

    Cons

    At times, they tend to micromanage employees, but this is more of an exception than the rule.


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  5. Helpful (2)

    "Great experience in an environment that is evolving"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glen Allen, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glen Allen, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There is always work to be done and new processes to learn. Everyone works together as a cohesive team to get the job done.

    Cons

    There are always me processes and techniques to keep track of and who's doing what. But this to shall pass.


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Underwriting Assistanat"

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    Former Employee - Underwriting Assistant in Glen Allen, VA
    Former Employee - Underwriting Assistant in Glen Allen, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Starting salary and benefits package

    Cons

    High Stress and unrealistic expectations


  7. Helpful (4)

    "Poor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glen Allen, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glen Allen, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group full-time

    Pros

    Good medical benefits and vacation policy

    Cons

    Corporate greed has taken over, company is turmoil because high turnover and not making money. Stressful and thankless environment

    Advice to Management

    Remember trust your people. Leadership is out of touch with the people. You are losing good, long term employees, stop and ask why?


  8. Helpful (2)

    "So-So"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Harrisburg, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Harrisburg, PA

    I have been working at Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group (More than a year)

    Pros

    Challenging work environment, and educational opportunities.

    Cons

    Below average pay, and a general feeling of discontent by the general workforce due to lack of leadership.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "It's a tough sweatshop"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good benefit package, interesting colleagues

    Cons

    Poor managers; overwhelming work load with a lack of commitment


  10. "Great Decision to Join This Company!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Small company feel with very strong, stable parent company backing. Great employees who care deeply about doing the right thing for our customers and each other. Excellent benefits and work life balance. Senior management is engaging employees in the process of changing the culture and the energy of the business in a positive way.

    Cons

    Lots of change, even good changes, can be challenging for some.

    Advice to Management

    More communication. It is rapidly improving, but you can never over-communicate.


  11. "Good People"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Information Technology
    Current Employee - Information Technology
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good people to work with day to day. Given responsibility and authority to get job done. Great relationships with fellow employees better than any other company previously. Great work life balance.

    Cons

    Expectations can be a mystery at times.


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