Why JH Blades?
Why JH Blades
In business over fifty years with a staff that has over 250 combined years of experience
In-house underwriting authority allows for prompt service.
Our team approach to handling accounts ensures the best possible service.
Dedicated claims team
Well known in the industry for our knowledge and expertise.
Instrumental in developing industry-wide forms and wordings
Creativity in placing complex accounts
Long term relationships with markets/underwriters/brokers worldwide
We value our relationships with retail agents and insureds.
Our motto – Service! Service! Service!
Joseph H. Blades founded the company
The company was acquired by Crum & Forster
J. H. Blades management team engineered a buyout of the company and narrowed its focus to energy-related risks only
J. H. Blades merged with Swett & Crawford to become part of the largest wholesaler in the United States
$3.5 Billion Independent Broker Created by Cooper Gay and Swett & Crawford Deal
J. H. Blades launches Blades Marine, a new marine insurance underwriting division
J.H. Blades announces the acquisition of Burke-Daniels Co., Inc (BD), one of the leading insurance brokers in the oil & gas market
CRC acquires Swett & Crawford and J.H. Blades