Partners General Insurance Agency


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(805) 584-1000

Welcome to Partners General Insurance Agency

Partners General Insurance Agency (PGIA) is a privately owned Managing General Underwriter, providing Primary General Liability and Excess coverages countrywide through a select group of appointed wholesale surplus lines brokers on a non-admitted basis.

Partners General was established in 2001 in Calabasas, California. PGIA was recently acquired by K2 Insurance Services and by the original founders and current management team (Jas Chima and John Davis) from State Auto Mutual/Rockhill. PGIA underwrites on behalf of several E&S Insurance Companies in all 50 states and offers tailored solutions for hard-to-place Casualty business with offices in California, Illinois, Texas, Virginia and Connecticut.

Target Classes

Premises Risks

  • Habitational
  • Lessors Risk
  • Vacant Buildings
  • Owners Interests
  • Others

Manufacturers and Distributors

Including or excluding Products Stand-Alone Products coverage.

Owners Interest and OCP

Coverage for owners who hire general contractors.


  • Residential Custom Homebuilders (GCs and Subs) including spec homes
  • Residential Subcontractors
  • Residential Repair and Remodelers
  • Commercial GCs (subbing up to 100%)
  • Commercial Subs and Specialty Tradesmen
  • Contractors Pollution Liability Coverage available as an endorsement to the General Liability
  • Off Site WRAP Coverage
  • Select HOA Work Coverage
  • Qualified New Ventures

Advantages to Working with Us

  • 17.5% Commission
  • A rated carriers
  • Superior service and quick turnaround
  • $5,000 minimum premium
  • $1,000 minimum deductible
  • ISO Excess Liability (supported and unsupported) / $25 million limits available / $5,000 minimum premium


General Liability is distributed through a network of select appointed surplus lines brokers countrywide.


Western Region – Home Office
Julie Rappoldt, Michael Davis, Morgan Chima, Katie Jenkins, Jonathan Arsht
(805) 584-1000
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Central Region
John Thomson, Linda Jarmonczuk, Yulanda Dudley
(630) 505-4201
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Eastern Region
Dave Waldron, Jamie Rigney, Matt Kappas, Blake Whipple
(804) 774-2300
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Southern Region
Gretchen Corette
(972) 275-9900
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New England Region
Tom Farrell, Matt Schwartz, Jac Gador
(203) 683-1845
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Learn more about our products and how we can best serve you and your clients. Contact John Davis at (805) 584.1000.