“We’ve been told that we bring an intensity and passion to our client relationships that is somewhat novel in the insurance industry. It seems pretty fundamental to me that we owe it to our client to pour boundless energy into forging a professional partnership that absolutely meets the goals they’ve defined. Focus and enthusiasm are two powerful engines of success and we bring these qualities to each and every relationship we serve.”

John B. Suhr, MS, CPCU, CRM, CRIS, CWCS
President and CEO

A Delighted Client

“It took me six months to finally conclude that you would bring me better outcomes than I had been receiving. I knew I made a great decision when you reduced my premiums by $160,000 the first year with the same companies I had before. I have complete trust that Suhr Risk Services is consistently and passionately acting in the best interests of me and my company.”

Jim Butts
CEO
Shooter and Butts, Inc

CONTACT US

Please consider this an invitation to contact:
John B. Suhr, MS, CPCU, CRM, CRIS, CWCS
President and CEO
Suhr Risk Services
408.510.5469
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Built for construction

Building insurance programs for contractors is certainly not for the faint of heart nor the insurance generalist. The “boilerplate” programs so present in traditional insurance programs have no role trying to protect construction related businesses. This is an area where access to Risk Management intellectual capital is crucial to the owner of a contracting enterprise.

There are CPAs and there are bookkeepers. There are general practitioners who handle construction accounts and there are professionals who carry the CRIS designation after their names. The Construction Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designation is reserved for those who have undergone a rigorous course of study to become experts in the design and execution of Risk Management programs for contractors. You’ll find quite a few CRIS designations in our office.

A POWERFUL EQUATION

Our business plan is built around an expertise in very specific niches. When you combine this know-how with the fact we have more professional designations per employee than any other insurance broker in California, our intellectual capital becomes something to reckon with.

Our genuine appreciation for people and our limitless passion to be the best in our business is a rather powerful motivator in the relationships we enjoy with our clients. It’s a commitment to be a “trusted adviser” rather than simply another vendor selling insurance products.

Partial Sampling of Client-Valued Services

  • A trademarked approach, the Risk Reduction Approach™
  • A trademarked approach, the Total Benefits Approach™
  • A trademarked approach, WC That Works™
  • Truly unique intellectual capital for contractors
  • Tactical marketing to insurance companies that specialize in the construction industry
  • Risk Management program design and analysis
  • In-house claims division to “police” insurance companies adjusters
  • Aggressive claim management leading to fair and equitable settlements
  • Proven processes to drive experience modification factors down to their lowest low
  • Strategic management of the “open claims” review process
  • Fraudulent claim identification and tracking procedures
  • Safety program development and execution
  • Consultative reviews of contracts and leases
  • Facility surveys for hazard identification
  • Development and implementation of innovative loss control programs
  • Development and implementation of Return-to-work programs
  • Class code re-assignment analysis
  • Educational seminars
  • Cal-OSHA compliance audits
  • Industry benchmarking
  • Fleet safety programs
  • Ergonomic programs
  • Legislative advocacy
  • Calendar of commitments
  • International expertise

Marketing Strategies

We are very deliberate in the processes we employ to negotiate the most competitive pricing an insurance company is postured to offer for each and every one of the policies we bring to you. Accomplishing this challenging outcome is part art, part science, part initiative, and all part of our trademarked approach, The Risk Reduction Approach™. Our "top of the stack" submissions, the processes we have perfected over the past five decades, our relentless commitment to excellence… all come together to bring you unmatchable outcomes.