National Strength

Our commercial division is supported by one of the strongest insurance and financial organizations in the country. With $195 billion in total assets,6 Nationwide is a Fortune 100 company and rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. But it’s the rating you give that matters most.

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Local Touch

We’ve understood local markets from the first day we opened our doors. We started small, and even though we’ve become the #1 total small business insurer,5 we haven’t forgotten our roots. Today, our dedicated agents service more than 500,000 small business clients.

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90 Years of experience –
see the milestones that got us here.

Commercial Capabilities

More than 90 years of experience and expertise. Over half a million clients. The #1 total small business insurer.5 We’ve assembled a team that is always ready to support you and your small business clients.

Easy Quoting

Quick and simple. That’s what you get with FastPath,SM a better commercial quoting experience featuring time-saving functionality and intuitive navigation so more of your business can be once and done.
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Commercial Expertise

Nationwide is the #1 total small business insurer 5 and the #7 commercial insurer 7 in the United States. We write commercial business in 46 states and offer comprehensive underwriting, loss control and claims services. Capitalizing on the strengths of Nationwide Insurance, Allied Insurance and Harleysville Insurance, all of our commercial capabilities are now united under one brand — Nationwide.

Small Business Appetite

We’re always ready to write new business, especially in our preferred BOP programs such as auto service, food service, office, retail and professional services.

Consistent Underwriting

Our team approach to underwriting means you benefit from a broad range of underwriting expertise and fast response times.

Diverse Portfolio

Because you’re diversified, we are, too. From businessowners policies, property and liability to workers’ compensation and industry-specific endorsements, we work tirelessly to find the right coverage for your clients. We also offer retirement plans, voluntary benefits, banking and other solutions to help small businesses move forward.

Strong Service

If it’s better for your clients, it’s better for you. That’s our thinking as we continue to improve the experience for our members. We launched a new online claims portal to help customers track claims. Agents can also sign a contract with our Commercial Service Center to provide customers additional service options.

Why Nationwide?

Easier. Faster. More rewarding. That’s what agents who work with us appreciate most. Take a quick look at what we have to offer and what our future relationship might look like.

Let’s grow together. Our products, sales support and marketing programs are balanced to offer you the resources you need to grow your business.
Your passion and dedication to small business clients deserves to be recognized. That’s why we offer a competitive compensation package along with added incentives and rewards.
To help your staff stay in sync with industry trends, the Nationwide Academy offers more than 50 continuing education courses — on-site and online. In 2015, our academy delivered over 38,000 continuing education credit hours across commercial lines, personal lines, life insurance and financial services.
We like simple. You like simple. Your clients like it, too. That’s why we’re enhancing our online quoting system for agents and improving our self-service options for policyholders.