Avondale Insurance Associates, established in 2006 and headquartered in Boston, MA, is trusted by leading wholesalers throughout the United States.

  • We specialize in Excess and Surplus Lines Property business, writing across a broad array of occupancies.
  • Led by Peter Coghlan and a senior management team with decades of underwriting experience, Avondale is supported by a number of the largest global specialty insurers.
  • Avondale writes All Risk, Wind, Earthquake, Fire, DIC and Equipment Breakdown on a national basis.
  • Avondale only writes business through appointed wholesale brokers. Our proposition is simple: Producers work with Avondale, safe in the knowledge that we are 100% dedicated to the wholesaler. They know they can trust Avondale to not trade directly with their retail brokers. Our commitment to the wholesale community is not an expedient business strategy; it's how our senior underwriters have done business for more than 40 years.
We focus on helping our clients grow their businesses, as we believe that will allow Avondale to continue the rapid growth we have enjoyed in recent years. Through providing billions of dollars of catastrophe aggregate, solutions to complex fire risk, minimum A.M. Best "A" rated security, clearance on ALL submitted accounts and rapid turnaround times on EVERY submission received, we aim to provide the Avondale Advantage to our loyal partners.- Peter Coghlan,
President & CEO