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Public Risk Underwriters of Texas is the proud administrator of the PUBLIC EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS (PEAT). PEAT is a property & casualty fund formed by the Texas Inter-local Cooperation Act to provide coverage for public schools, community colleges, and educational service centers. PEAT operates as a risk pool with "aggregate stop loss" protection backed by reinsurers rated "A" or better by AM Best. PEAT is a financially secure alternative for Texas schools for property & casualty coverage, with a foundation built upon a commitment to exceptional service for its members and responsive claims management.

Available Coverages:

  • General Liability
  • Property & Inland Marine
  • Equipment Breakdown
  • Automobile Liability & Physical Damage
  • Crime & Employee Dishonesty
  • Law Enforcement Liability
  • School Board Legal Liability
  • Excess Liability

Structure and Features::

The following is a brief overview of the PEAT structure and service components:

  • Governing Board of Directors comprised of elected school board officials.
  • Formed by an Inter-local agreement.
  • Underwriting and policy issuance is provided by Public Risk Underwriters of Texas.
  • Marketing is provided by Hibbs Hallmark & Company who has been servicing Texas schools since 1970.
  • Claims Service is contracted by Claims Administrative Services (CAS) who has been servicing Texas schools since 1990.
  • Aggregate stop-loss protection.
  • Backed by carriers rated "A" or better by AM Best.
  • Non-Assessable.


J. Spencer Burnam
Vice President of Underwriting
Public Risk Underwriters of Texas
[email protected]

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