Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Names Jill Salmon Head of U.S. Professional Liability Lines

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced that Jill Salmon has been promoted to Head of Professional Lines for the U.S. In her new role, she will oversee the company’s Lawyers, Architects & Engineers, Miscellaneous E&O and Cyber Liability insurance portfolios.

“Jill has played a pivotal leadership role in developing our professional lines business,” said Dave Bresnahan, Executive Vice President, BHSI. “She has exceptional technical knowledge of professional lines underwriting and claims issues, and we are pleased to elevate her to this new position where she will have an even greater impact on our customers, our brokers, and our organization.”

Jill has 25 years of industry experience, primary focused on professional lines and joined BHSI in 2014 as Vice President, Head of Cyber, Technology and Miscellaneous E&O. Jill holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Finance from St. John’s University and a law degree from Brooklyn Law School.

She is based in BHSI’s New York office and can be reached at or at 917.960.2447.

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance ( provides commercial property, casualty, healthcare professional liability, executive and professional lines, transactional liability, surety, marine, travel, programs, accident and health, medical stop loss, homeowners, and multinational insurance. It underwrites on the paper of Berkshire Hathaway's National Indemnity group of insurance companies, which hold financial strength ratings of A++ from AM Best and AA+ from Standard & Poor's. Based in Boston, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Irvine, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, San Ramon, Seattle, Stevens Point, Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Cologne, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London, Macau, Madrid, Manchester, Melbourne, Munich, Paris, Perth, Singapore, Sydney and Toronto.