Corporate • 12 March 2024
Starr Insurance Introduces Twin Maples Specialty To Serve the Wholesale Market

Starr Insurance today announced the establishment of Twin Maples Specialty, a division of Starr Specialty Lines Insurance Agency, LLC, to focus on the wholesale brokerage community.

Twin Maples will be led by industry veteran Bob Gadaleta, Executive Vice President, Wholesale Commercial Insurance. Bob joined Starr to assume this newly created position, bringing over 29 years of insurance industry experience in underwriting and field sales leadership, including stints at Hiscox and AIG.

Twin Maples will focus on business placed through wholesale brokers, who continue to gain market share in the U.S. insurance landscape. The new Starr division will deliver products and client-focused solutions for the middle market and small business segments through a dedicated wholesale channel underwriting team.

Steve Blakey, Starr Insurance president, said, “We recognize the unique needs of the wholesale and retail brokerages, and Starr is committed to delivering solutions for all of our trading partners. Twin Maples Specialty will cater specifically to the casualty needs of wholesalers and their clients.”

Twin Maples Specialty is expected to enter the market in the next few months with professional liability and financial lines products, backed by A-rated carriers in both the excess and surplus lines and admitted markets.

Twin Maples will be based in Alpharetta, GA.

About Twin Maples Specialty
Twin Maples Specialty, a division of Starr Specialty Lines Insurance Agency, LLC, NPN 9926944 and California license number 0G29341, is a licensed insurance producer and reinsurance intermediary offering various Property & Casualty insurance and reinsurance products. For a full list of licenses and authorizations, please contact