The history of Deans and Homer can be traced back more than 150 years to humble beginnings in San Francisco. After being established in 1856, the company underwent a number of mergers before becoming Deans and Homer 100 years ago. Today the firm still operates from San Francisco, and continues under the faithful watch of the Homer family. William Dearie, who married into the third-generation Homer family, currently serves as the company’s President and Director.
Deans and Homer has a somewhat unique business model as Underwriting Managers. The company partners with a host of A and A+ rated insurance companies, including Aspen American, Riverport, Greenwich, and Hudson Insurance among others. Deans and Homer oversees all aspects of the policy process, from underwriting, to accounting, policy issuance, and claims handling, while the carrier partners provide the monies for claims settlements.
Deans and Homer offers a variety of unique and competitive products. A few of their targeted markets include: Builder’s Risk Insurance, Planned Unit Developments (PUDs), Inland Marine, Rental Dwelling, Self-Storage Products, and a revolutionary Apartment Renter’s Insurance program.
Deans and Homer currently operates primarily in the Western United States. They are continuing to develop new programs to address niche needs within the insurance community. Old Harbor Insurance is proud to be in the Top 5% of all Deans and Homer agents based on premium. We look forward to continued growth and success for many years to come!
DISCLAIMER: This article is provided for general informational purposes only and should not be relied upon for legal advice. Old Harbor Insurance Services, LLC recommends you consult your risk manager, attorney, business advisor, or insurance representative for all questions or concerns.