Construction Services

Since 1991, the TIS Construction Division has been fortunate to have had the opportunity to serve some of the BEST contractors in our region. We work hard to understand the very unique exposures specific to the construction industry. Our mission is to drive down the overall cost of risk for our clients by providing superior service, broad coverage provided by highly rated insurance carrier partners, cutting edge technology, dependable claims advocacy, and the tools and resources to help our clients prevent losses.

Superior Service

  • Consultation and recommendations of program structure to fit your company’s needs and budget;
  • Dedicated account management team for daily requests such as Certificates of Insurance, contract insurance requirement review, bill review, endorsement requests, etc.;
  • Annual review of coverages and pricing;
  • 24/7 access to your broker via cell phone.


  • Builders Risk
  • Contract's Equipment Coverage
  • Employee Dishonesty (Crime)
  • Installation Floater
  • Workers' Compensation
  • General Liability
  • Commercial Auto Liability
  • Umbrella/Excess Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Rigger's Liability
  • Directors and Officers
  • Data breach / Cyber Liability
  • Data breach / Cyber Liability


  • Web based risk management platform that allows our clients to track certificates of subcontractors, track training of their employees, keep up with any incidents and/or claims.
  • On-line library of trainings, policies and procedures, handbooks, toolbox talks, safety check lists, and many other useful tools.
  • Human Resource support through an HR Hotline, trainings on HR topics, Policies and procedures, etc.
  • Experience Mod software to provide EMR projections, review and management.

Claims Advocacy

  • Timely reporting of claims
  • Follow up and communication of claim process
  • Periodic claim review meetings
  • Advocacy for our clients during the claim process
  • Dedicated construction claims advocate

Safety and Loss Control

  • Job site visits
  • On site trainings
  • Safety handbook development and consultation
  • On-line library of safety trainings, toolbox talks, handbooks, etc.

Contact Our Brokers

Raymond “Bunny” L. Oakes, III President, Construction Division Email
Stuart Oakes, CRIS Vice President, Construction Email
Chad Martin Vice President of Surety Email
James F. ‘Jim’ Oakes Surety Bond Client Executive Email
John Fritts, CRIS Client Executive Email