About Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage, Inc. 

Established in 1879, Starkweather & Shepley is presently the 57th largest Insurance brokerage firm in the U.S., along with being a top 10 Best Places to Work in Insurance, mid-sized company, by Business Insurance. Starkweather & Shepley, held in Trust since 1935, ensures the firm will remain privately held in perpetuity, providing certainty to clients and associates alike. The firm provides commercial and personal insurance, health and employee benefits, surety bonding and risk management services.

S&S also has national affinity, practice, and program expertise. These services are provided nationally and internationally, through its partnership with Assurex Global.  Headquartered in East Providence, RI, Starkweather has additional branch offices in Providence, Newport, and Middletown, RI, Bristol, Pawcatuck and Shelton, CT; Westwood, Sturbridge, Sagamore Beach and Martha’s Vineyard, MA: Palm Beach Gardens and Naples, FL.

Our waterfront experience coupled with our market knowledge enables us to provide specialized coverage and personalized service.

Our Claims Unit has the expertise to navigate your claim to a timely resolution.

Contact Information

Nathan Oberg, Noberg@starshep.com

Commercial Account Executive – Marine Practice Group

O: 401-709-7623       M:401-408-6877

We employ insurance professionals with marine experience in placing insurance for:

  • Marinas
  • Boatyards
  • Boat Builders
  • Shipyards
  • Vessel Operators
  • Yacht Clubs
  • Boat Dealers
  • Contractors

Our Marine Group is active in marine trade associations.  We run programs with ABYC, ABBRA, C-Port and Sailing Education programs.