Originally founded in Miami, Florida, in 1968. We currently employ in excess of 60 people, who work in our offices that are located in Coral Gables, Florida, Cincinnati, Ohio, New York City and Newport Beach, California.
Independent Insurance Agent
Wexler Insurance Agency / IJB is a Professional Independent Insurance Agency with in-house underwriting and a dedicated Claims and Loss Control Department. We are one of the largest cover holders for Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s of London, and we also represent many other financially sound, respected insurance companies within the global insurance marketplace. We are committed to offering you our expertise, creative solutions and outstanding service.
You can count on us to take the time to listen to your specific requirements, and then design a responsible insurance program that is tailored to your needs. We will also periodically review the adequacy of your existing program, and we will look for ways to eliminate gaps in coverage as well as ways to reduce your costs.
Wexler Insurance Agency, Inc.
Is one of the world’s largest privately owned independent insurance agencies specializing in providing insurance to the jewelry trade. Although we specialize in insuring Jewelers, Pawnbrokers, Museums, Antique and Fine Art Dealers, we also offer a full range of insurance products covering Personal and Commercial Property, Personal and Commercial Liability, Professional Liability, Workers Compensation and Kidnap & Ransom.
Where We Started
The Wexler Story
Wexler Insurance Agency, Inc. was established in 1968 by Michael J. Wexler. In an industry that never specialized in any particular type of insurance, Mike felt that the “wave of the future” would be specialization. Through research and through some key clients in the jewelry business, the Agency specialized in writing coverage for the jewelry industry, mainly in the State of Florida. In the early 80’s, Steven M. Wexler, Mike’s son, came into the business. The two of them expanded their markets and their salesforce, and started writing policies for the jewelry industry on a worldwide basis. Gary J. Wasserman then joined the firm in 1992, teamed up with Steve and, through an acquisition of IJB (International Jewelers Block), a former competitor, expanded the business around the United States, opening offices in Ohio, New York and California.
Where We Are Going
Raising The Tide Of THe Industry
Two significant players in the U.S. jewelry insurance market unite to provide jewelers access to more products and services.
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