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The Rising Star | Spring 2022

The Rising Star | Spring 2022

February 11, 2022

Get caught-up on the latest news and information from Centauri in our Winter 2021 issue of The Rising Star Newsletter.

One Insurer Views Ian Aftermath

October 24, 2022

Centauri preparedness in claims management and client service proved essential for its insured following Hurricane Ian devastation.

Centauri Insurance Named #10 In Florida Trend's 2022 Best Places To Work In Florida

July 27, 2022

That investment has paid off as the company has again been named as one of the Best Companies To Work For, by Florida Trend.

Applied Underwriters’ Centauri Insurance Acquires Gulfstream Renewals

February 23, 2021

Applied Underwriters’ Centauri Insurance has acquired the renewal rights to approximately 16,700 policies across Alabama, Louisiana, and South Carolina from Gulfstream Property and Casualty Insurance Co. and Gulfstream Select Insurance Co. (collectively, Gulfstream).


Applied Underwriters Closes on Acquisition of Centauri Insurance Companies

February 8, 2021

Applied Underwriters has completed its acquisition of Centauri Specialty Insurance Co. and Centauri National Insurance Co., based in Sarasota, Florida.


Centauri Insurance named #2 in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune's 2017 Best Places to Work in Sarasota-Manatee

November 2, 2017

The company received the honor at a luncheon at The Francis after a well-researched analysis sponsored by the Herald-Tribune named 25 companies to its first annual Best Places to Work list.


After the Storm: How Six Insurance Companies Handled Irma


Like Mother’s Day for a restaurant that specializes in brunch, or the Super Bowl for a sports bar, big storms can make — or break — an insurance company. Hurricane Irma was that kind of moment for insurance companies all across Florida.


Centauri Ranked Among Fastest Growing Companies


Centauri Insurance, a Sarasota-based property and casualty insurance provider operating across nine states, was recently ranked #99 among the Business Observer’s 2017 Gulf Coast Top 500 companies reflecting a 28-percent growth from the previous year’s listings.


Local Insurer Affected by Hurricane Harvey


Hurricane Harvey forced Centauri Insurance to cancel a ribbon-cutting and open house for its new $8.5 million corporate headquarters in Lakewood Ranch. The property and casualty insurer scheduled the event for Sept. 12 at the three-story, 30,000-square-foot building, but decided to delay in order to focus on supporting its agents and policyholders in Texas and Louisiana, according to president/CEO Ricardo Espino.


Florida Trend's 2017 Best Companies to Work for in Florida


The 100 companies that made the cut in our ninth annual Best Companies To Work For rankings. Centauri takes the #18 Spot in the Small Companies category.


Centauri Insurance Named One of Florida's Top 100 Companies To Work For


Centauri Insurance was recently named one of Florida’s Top 100 Best Companies To Work For. The annual Best Companies list is featured in the August issue of Florida Trend magazine.


Demotech Assigns Financial Stability Rating® to Centauri National Insurance Company


Centauri National Insurance Company has earned a Financial Stability Rating® (FSR) of A, Exceptional, from Demotech, Inc. This level of FSR is assigned to insurers who possess exceptional financial stability …


Louisiana’s Centauri National Insurance Earns Demotech ‘A’ Rating


Louisiana-based Centauri National Insurance Co. has earned a Financial Stability Rating (FSR) of A, Exceptional, from Demotech Inc.


Florida-Based Centauri Insurance Hires Gaul as Assistant VP of Claims


Centauri Insurance has hired Cindy Gaul as assistant vice president of Claims. Gaul will be responsible for contributing to the company’s focus on customer service orientation, accuracy, innovation and oversight in the claims process.

Real Estate Firm Picked to Manage New Insurance Headquarters


Ian Black Real Estate was recently named the exclusive property manager for the Centauri Insurance headquarters, currently under construction at the corner of Lakewood Ranch Boulevard and Communications Parkway in Lakewood Ranch.


Centauri Insurance plans $8.5 million corporate headquarters


Centauri Insurance plans to build an $8.5 million corporate headquarters here to handle its current needs and its future growth.


Centauri HQ deal tops in 2016


Centauri Insurance’s decision to push ahead with development of a 30,000-square-foot building in Lakewood Ranch isn’t just a move to accommodate future company growth.

Centauri Awards


Centauri Awards We Insure their Highest Honor in the Agency Rewards Program


Ranked Among Gulf Coast’s Fastest Growing Companies


Sarasota’s Centauri Insurance Ranked Among Gulf Coast’s Fastest Growing Companies

New corporate headquarters


Centauri Insurance to Break Ground on New Headquarters in Lakewood Ranch


Insurance firm surges into market



Centauri move highlights space shortage



Centauri plans new office building in Lakewood Ranch


Tandem Construction will be in charge of building 30,000 square-foot facility.


Miller Joins Centauri Insurance as Sales Manager in Texas


Joseph Miller has joined Centauri Insurance as a regional sales manager in Texas.


Around the P&C insurance industry



Seibels Announces Centauri Insurance’s Geographic & Product Expansion



Centauri Insurance Named to Business Observer’s Top 500 Companies for 2015



McCormick Joins Centauri Insurance as Sales Manager in Texas



Our entrepreneurial ecosystem is thriving



Reaching Higher with Centauri

May 27, 2015


Centauri Insurance Agency Incentives



Centauri Insurance Now Offers Homeowners Insurance in Florida



Seibels Announces Centauri Insurance’s Expansion into South Carolina and Texas


Centauri Insurance begins offering homeowners insurance in South Carolina

August 20, 2014

Centauri Insurance is #140 in the Business Observer for 2014 Gulf Coast Top 500 companies!

August 13, 2014


Florida Property Insurers Top List of Fastest-growing P&C Carriers

April 29, 2014


Demotech Affirms the Financial Stability Rating® Assigned to Centauri Specialty Insurance Company

August 14, 2013


Named Storm Deductibles’ Seeing Increases in Louisiana

June 03, 2013

Centauri Expands its Business Relationship with American Claims Management



Follow the Plan

December 28, 2012


Demotech Affirms the Financial Stability Rating® Assigned to Centauri Specialty Insurance Company

July 30, 2012


Startup Firm Adds Products

March 06, 2012


The Louisiana Purchase



Louisiana Citizens Drops Nearly 11K Policies in 5th Round of Depopulation


Louisiana Citizens Insurance Rolls Shrinking

November 17, 2011


What To Do: Help Companies Grow or Bring in New Ones?

November 14, 2011