Our dedicated construction team operates as your business partner and trusted advisor – not just offering transaction-based, reactionary services, but providing forward-thinking consulting and advocacy. Our teams have a focus in the construction space specifically for contractors, real estate, rental equipment operations as well as energy.




Clients can expect a focus on specialty contractors with unique risk profiles, including construction managers, design-builders, large general contractors, trade contractors, environmental remediation contractors, and construction contracting subsidiaries of design professional, developer, and manufacturing entities.


Real Estate

Expectations are high in the construction and real estate development industries to deliver on time and on-budget; moving quickly to take advantage of every worthwhile opportunity; maintaining a safe workplace; performing all tasks with a focus on quality craftsmanship and efficiency. Our team understands these expectations and helps businesses in the construction and real estate development sectors meet them.

Rental Equipment Operations

The rental equipment and operations with the construction industry are vital to all business operations and our team recognized this critical aspect and provides specific expertise within this area of the construction industry.



Our national team that focuses on energy construction consists of risk management and property & casualty insurance professionals who specialize in energy and construction-related risks with an emphasis on pipeline contractors. With countless years of industry experience, every member of our team is focused on understanding and meeting each Energy client’s very unique needs. Our experienced brokers have placed and served energy and construction accounts across the United States including Alaska.



Our suite of property-casualty construction risk brokerage capabilities, including surety, is coupled with our ability to provide innovative solutions on an international basis, for contractors and developers of all types – whether the focus is on building residential, commercial, mixed-use and/or industrial properties. Our experience in developing customized solutions can be used to help you generate better margins and reduce your frictional business costs. From hotel projects in catastrophe areas to oil pipelines in heavily exposed regions to high-risk residential projects, our construction solutions can assist in reducing risk and driving your business outcomes most cost-effectively.


Through a comprehensive risk assessment, we will work with you to try to uncover opportunities to enhance your coverage, more aggressively manage and monitor contractual risks, improve program designs and reduce rates on all lines of coverage. We offer both project-specific solutions and annual practice policy placements for all exposures including:

  • Automobile liability and physical damage
  • Builders risk
  • Captives and alternative risk finance
  • Claims advocacy
  • Contractor Controlled Insurance Programs (CCIPs) (project-specific & rolling)
  • Contractors equipment
  • Environmental / Pollution
  • General Liability (Owner’s Interest / Contingent programs)
  • General Liability OCIPs
  • Habitational
  • Owner Controlled Insurance Programs (OCIPs) (project-specific & rolling)
  • Owners and contractors protective liability (OCPs)
  • Political risk
  • Professional liability
  • Railroad protective liability
  • Riggers liability
  • Risk management / consultancy
  • Subcontractor default alternatives
  • Surety
  • Umbrella / excess liability
  • Workers’ compensation

Additional Construction Practices

National Energy Construction

Our National Energy Construction Practice consists of risk management and insurance professionals who specialize in energy and construction-related risks with an emphasis on pipeline contractors.



EPIC’s Environmental Service Firm Practice provides industry-leading risk management and insurance brokering services to firms specializing in environmental engineering, consulting, and contracting. 


Our Leaders

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Jeff Parkhurst

Principal – Concord, CA

Brian Quinn Headshot
Brian Quinn

Regional President, Pacific Central – San Ramon, CA

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Mary Grandy

Senior Vice President – Sacramento, CA

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Jim Gillette

Regional President, Pacific South – Los Angeles, CA

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