About ICW Group

Incorporated in 1972, San Diego based ICW Group Insurance Companies is the largest group of privately held insurance companies domiciled in California. Quoting more than $3 billion annually, ICW Group represents a group of Property and Workers’ Compensation insurance carriers, including Insurance Company of the West and Explorer Insurance Company.

ICW Group is recognized nationally as an industry leader in helping policyholders achieve fewer and less costly claims, and is committed to meeting the needs of its policyholders and elevating the trusted agents and brokers who advise them. The company offers its insurance products through an independent network of experienced and professional agents and brokers.

Company overview at a glance

  • AM Best Rating “A” (Excellent), Financial Size Category of XIII
  • Named a Ward’s 50 P&C Top Performer for the 9th consecutive year and 17th year overall
  • Direct written and assumed premium of $2.5 billion in 2023
  • Admitted in 50 states and DC
  • Providing commercial coverage to over 300,000 customers
  • Products distributed through a network of more than 3,000 independent agencies
  • Headquartered in San Diego, California, with regional offices located throughout the United States
  • More than 1,000 employees