Our Story

We’re all about simplifying the process of obtaining bonds and insurance.

 

Located in beautiful Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, just miles from New York City, Colonial Surety Company is a property and casualty insurance company that is licensed in all 50 states and U.S. territories and has been in business since 1930.

Colonial Surety is rated “A” Excellent by AM Best Company. This financial rating reflects Colonial Surety’s strong balance sheet and longevity.

We offer innovative products along with a better way to purchase.

Colonial's important historic events.

1930

Incorporated as a property and casualty insurance company in Pennsylvania

1986

Purchased by C.S.I. Holding Corporation, the company’s current management

1988

Became a direct writer of surety and fidelity bonds

1992

Listed with the United States Treasury

1992

Became an approved Federal Surety Company authorized by the U.S. Treasury Dept. to issue other insurance products

2001

Introduced our digital bond purchase process

2009

Completed licensing in all 50 states and US Territories

2015

Expanded our office.

2016

Moved through the ranks form A- to A Excellent rating by AM Best Company.

2017

Revamped our online presence.

2019

Introduced new surety and fidelity bonds online.

2020

More insurance offerings to come.

6 reasons to choose us.

  1. 1
    Quick Digital Process
    We offer a streamlined purchase process that allows you to instantly purchase bonds and insurance online.
  2. 2
    Direct Insurer
    Get the convenience and cost savings of purchasing coverage straight from the source in all 50 U.S. states and territories.
  3. 3
    Innovative Products
    We’re the only company to offer cost-effective surety bonds and instant insurance products, i-bonds® and i-insurance®, for you to obtain at the click of a button.
  4. 4
    Deep Expertise
    Our customer service reps and support attorneys have decades of experience in bonding and insurance.
  5. 5
    Trustworthy
    Established in 1930, we’re rated "A" Excellent by AM Best Company, Treasury listed in all 50 states and U.S. territories, and approved by the Department of Labor, so you can count on compliance.
  6. 6
    Partnership Focused
    We offer powerful client management tools and programs from our business partners.

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