History

Victor O. Schinnerer & Company was founded by Victor Schinnerer in 1938:

1938 – Roots began in retail insurance brokerage

1956 – Began insuring architects and engineers with CNA—relationship evolved  whereby Victor O. Schinnerer & Company controlled all marketing, reinsurance and rating for the program

1983 – Developed a Real Estate Program with Travelers (moved program to CNA in 1989)

1986 – The Schinnerer Group acquired ENCON, a Canadian MGA and Group Benefits firm

1995 – Launched Non-profit Management Liability Program

1997 – Began Kidnap, Ransom & Extortion Program

1999 – Began offering property/casualty lines for architects and engineers

2008 – Acquired Forest & Logging Program

2010 – Acquired Energy P/C Program from HSBC

2014 – Launched Builders Risk 

2014 – Acquired SeaFire Insurance Services - aka the Automotive Dealership Program - from Preferred Concepts

2015 – Launched Cyber Protection Package Program

2016 – Introduced Schinnerer Flood

2016 – Launched Cyber Security Protection Solution with Spanning and Microsoft

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