June 4, 2013, Prince William County, Virginia – BerkleyNet, a Berkley Company, is expanding its Prince William County, VA headquarters. BerkleyNet, which utilizes a web-based system to allow its producers to quote, bind and service workers’ compensation insurance, expects to add 14 employees and invest up to $3.5 million in capital.
“The BerkleyNet team has developed an online platform for its workers’ compensation products, allowing customers to transact business in minutes and get access to real-time service from our team of professionals.” said John K. Goldwater, President and CEO of BerkleyNet.
“As a company focused on technology and highly responsive service, access to a quality workforce and a strong pipeline of graduates coming out of area universities are key drivers for our company’s growth. We get that access to top talent here in Prince William County,” said Goldwater.
“We are honored that the BerkleyNet executive team selected Prince William County as the location to expand their headquarters. As a leading technology intensive operation, BerkelyNet has access to numerous resources in the County and region. We are pleased that we could provide assistance for their expansion and welcome the opportunity to work with the team again.” said Jeffrey Kaczmarek, Executive Director, Prince William County Department of Economic Development.
BerkleyNet is just one of many companies in the area taking advantage of all that Prince William County has to offer area businesses.
BerkleyNet is a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation specializing in workers’ compensation insurance delivered through the internet. Working with select insurance agents and brokers, BerkleyNet leverages technology, underwriting and claims expertise to deliver real-time workers’ compensation solutions for small and mid-sized businesses. For more information, please visit www.berkleynet.com.
About Prince William County, Virginia
Prince William County was ranked #1 in Virginia and #3 nationwide for job growth by the BLS from 2010 – 2011, and was ranked #8 nationally for job growth from 2000 – 2011 by CNN Money. Over the last 10 years, at-place employment in Prince William County has grown by nearly 37%, adding an average of 2,704 net new jobs annually. During the same time period, Prince William County has seen 57% growth in the number of establishments located in the County.