Topa Insurance Group Partners with FTP of California for Exclusive E&S Commercial Property Program

By: Topa Insurance Group; FTP of California
Posted on: November 10, 2021

Topa Insurance Group Partners with FTP of California for Exclusive E&S Commercial Property Program

Calabasas, CA, November 10, 2021– Topa Insurance Group (“Topa”) announced today a new proprietary and exclusive commercial property program with FTP of California. Available in several states nationwide, the program offers monoline property on a primary and full-limit basis. The program focuses on risks with values up to $50 million.

Topa, an A.M. Best A – (Excellent) VII rated carrier, created this exclusive program for FTP of California due to their expertise in the commercial property space. FTP of California is run by Managing Partner Lee Glaser and his teams in San Diego and Fresno. Lee’s extensive background is in commercial property, specifically tough-to-place excess and surplus lines business for all lines of coverage. Glaser specializes in underwriting, placing commercial property risks, and developing short-tail and difference in conditions (DIC) commercial property programs.

“We are excited to enter this partnership with FTP of California,” said Denise Pavlov, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Topa Insurance Group. “Their expertise and value in the markets they serve are two of the many reasons we created this exclusive program with them. We look forward to working with Lee and his team.”

“This strategic partnership with Topa is pivotal to FTP of California and will allow both companies to write quality E&S commercial property business,” said Glaser. “The program provides us the ability to underwrite challenging accounts for our distribution.”

In addition to writing post-loss business, target classes for the program include apartments, hotels and motels, lessor’s risk only properties, offices and retail space, as well as vacant properties.

FTP of California is an MGA offering commercial property and casualty programs to independent retailers and wholesalers. To start writing business with FTP of California today, send submissions to

About Topa Insurance Group

Topa Insurance Group is a boutique insurance holding company, made up of core company Topa Insurance Company, as well as Dorchester Insurance Company (USVI), and Topa Insurance Services (USVI). Topa provides insurance products through the wholesale market. Topa Insurance Group is focused on underwriting profit, operational excellence and agility for continuous growth. The group is led by President and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Day. For more information, please visit

About FTP of California

Founded in 2019, FTP of California is a managing general agent with offices in San Diego and Fresno. The company is a subsidiary of FTP Inc., an independently owned and operated insurance wholesaler founded in 1957. Based in Old Bridge, NJ, the company also has offices in Melville, NY. To become appointed please visit

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