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About Us

Empire West Insurance Services is a specialty commercial only insurance brokerage focused on assisting the broad Environmental Industry with their insurance needs and requirements. We provide services and insurance in all 50 states and are Surplus Lines Licensed Brokers in California. License number 0F04110 in CA.

Customer service is our main focus and priority. We understand that insurance is the last thing a business person wants to deal with. We streamline the process of procuring insurance by removing as much of the burden as possible. We accomplish this by taking steps such as completing applications on your behalf, negotiating with clients and vendors on insurance requirements and reviewing the insurance requirements of your contracts for you. These services are provided as a part of our ongoing dedication to provide the highest quality and most efficient level of services possible.

In wanting to provide the best customer service, Empire West Insurance Services is a member of the Better Business Bureau. Check out our listing on the BBB website here:

Empire West Better Business Bureau Listing


Jeff Kortan has had a unique and successful career path in both Retail Customer Service and the Construction Industry. In 2000 he brought both these fields together with commercial insurance. This has been a great fit as Jeff understands customers requirements and expectations in successfully operating a businesses in the construction industry. He is a designated Construction Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS) by the International Risk Management Institute.

Jeff is a husband and father of two wonderful children. Besides being with his family, Jeff enjoys cycling (road and mountain), photography and practicing Yoshinkan Aikido.

Call: (916) 967-1130 – OR – Email: info@empirewest.net