Backed by the financial strength
of Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies are rated A+ Superior by A.M. Best and ultimately owned by Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. – one of the financially strongest organizations in the world. A dedicated insurance provider for four decades, Berkshire Hathaway GUARD understands how to protect our clients’ interests.

Powered by a carefully selected network of independent agents and brokers from all over the country, we offer a full range of insurance products and services through our subsidiary companies, each featuring flexible policy terms and convenient payment options. 

Right now, hundreds of thousands of policyholders are counting on us. Judging by the high number who return to us each year, it’s safe to say we’re doing a great job!


To be the trusted source for all of our agents’ insurance needs.


To be the preferred company our agents turn to:

  • by providing a wide variety of property and casualty insurance solutions,
  • by representing the financial strength and business ethics of the Berkshire Hathaway Group, and
  • by offering excellent customer service to our claimants and insureds through easy access to our professional and dedicated staff.


Providing the highest level of financial security and protection to all of our stakeholders

Providing a superior customer experience to every stakeholder—internal and external

Acting swiftly, fairly, and ethically with our insureds, claimants, and business partners

Consistently achieving favorable performance results driven by data-informed and responsible decision-making

Pursuing ongoing development of insurance products and services that support the prosperity of our agents and internal efficiencies

We believe that hiring employees from different backgrounds is not only the right thing to do, but also the smart thing to do. A diverse team widens the company’s point of view, improves creativity, and ultimately leads to improved service to our customers.

Staying small as we grow large, keeping the qualities that enabled our success at the forefront of our ongoing plans, initiatives, and processes

Learn more about OUR CULTURE.

Quick Facts

  • A.M. Best Company Rating:
    A+ ”Superior“ as of 07/26/2023
  • Products:
    Property & Casualty Insurance including Excess and Surplus
  • Subsidiaries:
    AmGUARD Insurance Company®
    AZGUARD® Insurance Company
    EastGUARD Insurance Company®
    NorGUARD Insurance Company®
    WestGUARD® Insurance Company
  • Distribution Network:
    7,000+ independent insurance agents and brokers
  • Premium:
    $2 billion+
  • Offices:
    Headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, PA, plus other satellite locations
  • Employees:
  • Established: