American Modern Insurance Group, Inc., a Munich Re company, is a widely recognized specialty insurance leader that delivers products and services for residential property – such as manufactured homes and specialty dwellings – and the recreational market, including boats, personal watercraft, classic cars, and more. We provide specialty product solutions that cover what the competition often can’t. We write admitted products in all 50 states and have a premium volume of $2.2 billion.

Headquartered in Amelia, Ohio, and with associates located across the United States, we are part of Munich Re’s Global Specialty Insurance division. Our employees receive boundless opportunity to grow their careers and make a difference every day - all in a flexible environment that helps them succeed both at work and at home.

Our credentials

National leader in specialty personal lines products 
$1.8 billion in written premium 
Admitted products in 50 states (through our licensed subsidiaries) 
A Munich Re company 
A+ superior rating from AM Best (as part of Munich Re) 
Started in insurance in 1965
Click below to meet our leadership team
Andreas Kleiner

Andreas Kleiner

Chief Executive Officer
Kate Reed

Kate Reed

Head of Human Resources
Trey Griffith

Trey Griffith

General Counsel
René Gobonya

René Gobonya

Chief Financial Officer
Eric Hunziker

Eric Hunziker

Head of Claims
Kamalesh "Kam" Jha

Kamalesh "Kam" Jha

Chief Underwriting Officer
Kevin Morreale

Kevin Morreale

Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
Paul Schneider

Paul Schneider

Chief Operating Officer

Our history

American Modern has changed a lot over the years – starting out over 75 years ago as The Midland Company and now part of Munich Re, the organization has a history of taking advantage of opportunities to grow its business and become a leading specialty lines insurance carrier. Select milestones of our history can be found here.
1930 - 1960
Starting out by providing personal financing for automobile purchases, the company decides to become one of the first to specialize in financing manufactured homes when the housing units become popular.
1960 - 1980
Building on the success in mobile home financing, the company enters the mobile home insurance market and establishes American Modern Home Insurance Company and American Family Home Insurance Company. After briefly adding manufacturing to its business model, the recession causes the company to pull back and focus only on its insurance operations.
The corporation diversifies its insurance product lineup and adds watercraft, collector car, motorcycle, ATV and snowmobile. In 1994, American Modern Insurance Group, Inc. is formed.
American Modern is purchased by Munich Re in a strategic move by the reinsurance carrier to diversify its business and expand into the primary insurance marketplace.
American Modern embarks upon a business transformation project that touches nearly every aspect of its operations, with the goal of replacing a disjointed IT landscape and revamping its fragmented product lines. 
American Modern receives recognition as a Top Workplace in the Greater Cincinnati region – an award the company has consistently won every year since.
American Modern receives recognition from Forbes as a Best Midsize Employer 2023.
Featured news
Andreas Kleiner, president and CEO, American Modern, was recently interviewed by Insurance Business America regarding the company's business transformation efforts.