Three Centers of Excellence. One Company.

Roanoke Insurance Group Inc. joined Munich Re as a key part of the world reinsurance leader’s North American insurance operations in April 2008. Munich Re has approximately 47,000 employees in over 50 locations throughout the world and operates in all lines of insurance. It is among the top 100 companies on the Forbes Global 500 list. This affiliation with the Munich Re organization provides us with extensive resources that allow us to better service our clients.



Roanoke Agency was founded by Curt Hamann in 1935. The company took its name from the Roanoke building in Chicago, where the first office was opened.


Open the New York office under the name of East Coast Agency.


Opened offices in Los Angeles, Houston, Miami, San Francisco, Boston, Baltimore and Charleston. In 1978, Roanoke Agency became an authorized Carnet Service Provider for the United States Council for International Business (USCIB).


The Roanoke Agency was renamed to Roanoke Brokerage Services, Inc. Partnered with Globex International Group, a leading multinational insurance and risk management consulting firm, expanding Roanoke’s scope of deliverable services to over 120 countries around the world.


The U.S. operations of Trade Insurance Services merged with Roanoke Brokerage Services, forming the largest U.S. insurance brokerage operation specializing in customs bonds and marine cargo insurance for the international trade community.


Roanoke Trade became a member of Munich Re and an affiliate of Munich Re Syndicate Ltd.


Celebrated our 75th anniversary. Structural re-organization into three distinct business groups, Roanoke Trade, Roanoke Claims and Roanoke Underwriting, under the Roanoke Insurance Group corporate identity to clearly delineate market segments, focus resources and enhance deliverable services.

Roanoke organized into three divisions to best meet your needs.

Roanoke Trade: For transportation intermediaries, customs brokers and supply chain risks
Roanoke Underwriting: For insurance brokers and agents
Roanoke Claims Services: For bond, property & casualty and marine cargo claims