Binding Authority

Mix of Business

​RSUI’s Binding Authority unit is a package-driven contract market with competitive rates and broad statements of authority for core E&S classes. Through a select group of MGAs, we can offer coverage for small to medium size commercial risks in all 50 states. Coverage is available for General Liability, Property, Inland Marine, Liquor Liability and limited Professional Liability.

General Liability Mix of Business 

General Liability is offered within MGA authority for over 700 classes, with an additional 250 classes available on a referral basis. While new products are being developed regularly based on market opportunities, the target product groups are: BA_2_GL.png

​Property Mix of Business

Property is offered through an exclusive, tailored rating structure, with the ability to offer catastrophe wind coverage in coastal areas. Offering capacity to accommodate most binding authority risks, RSUI targets the following occupancy types:BA_1_prop.png

Expertise and Service

Dedicated to the wholesale market, Binding Authority provides a sound underwriting approach, with a focus on limited distribution and innovative technology solutions for our MGA partners. If you need to access one of our partners, or you are interested in discussing an appointment, please feel free to contact one of our underwriters or use our broker locator to find a wholesale broker near you.


Clint Nokes | Senior Vice President

Clint joined the firm in 2008 as a Senior Underwriter and was promoted to his current position of Senior Vice President in 2010. Prior to joining RSUI, Clint held production and management positions at Atlanta-based wholesaler broker, Insurance House, Inc.

Clint has actively served on various surplus lines association committees since 1998 and was recognized in 2010 with the WSIA Past President’s Award for outstanding committee service. Clint has been an instructor at the WSIA E&S School and guest panelist at various industry conventions and college symposiums.

Clint holds a Bachelor’s degree in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Louisiana at Monroe and was a recipient of the prestigious NAPSLO Internship in 1997.

Clint resides in Alpharetta, Georgia with his wife and two children.