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Surety Bonding

Our experience

Our bonding experts know contract surety and we understand your needs. We navigate the complexity of the bond underwriting process and proactively manage the contractor/surety relationship for you. 

We know the market and we know how to tell your story to maximize bonding capacity to secure the most favorable terms, conditions and rates available.

Some of the most commonly requested bonds we provide include:

  • Performance and Payment Bonds
  • Bid Bonds
  • Wage and Welfare Bonds
  • Commercial Bonds
  • Court Bonds
  • Subdivision Bonds
  • License and Permit Bonds
  • Financial Institution Bonds

Our surety partners and clients

Our preferred relationships with highly rated regional and national surety bond companies allow us to match our construction clients with a surety best fitted to their needs. Our surety partners entrust ONI Risk Partners with specific lines of authority to handle 80-90% of each client's needs so only very large or unique projects need to be submitted to the surety for approval which saves you time.

Our clients include small emerging contractors to large, well-established contracting firms in Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 400 construction firms in the United States.

Our value added resources

A top 100 U.S. insurance broker, ONI Risk Partners offers valuable strengths and capabilities to surety bonding clients:

  • Financial statement and work-in-process analysis
  • In-house underwriting to expedite the underwriting submission and bond approval process
  • On-going stewardship meetings with our contractor clients and their sureties
  • Provide benchmark data against similar contractors both on a regional and national basis
  • Establish backup surety and maintain regular dialogue to create leverage or contract with if necessary
  • Assist with subcontractor pre-qualification – financial reports, reference checks, surety verification
  • Review contracts for onerous provisions that could negatively impact job costs and surety program

We'll work with your accountant, banker and attorney to become part of your trusted advisory team on current and future projects. 

Our Specialists

For more information about surety bonding contact our specialists today.

J. Kevin Hughes    574-314-9194
John Flynn 317-706-9522
John Sahm 317-706-9533
Jim Phillips 317-706-9589