Together, Big I Flood and Selective's relationship helps deliver members an unparalleled flood program. Together, we offer agents several layers of support to meet any and all flood insurance needs. With personalized support, competitive commissions and an easy-to-use quoting platform, it is a simple decision to start writing your flood business through the Big I Flood-Selective Program.

Selective Insurance

Selective offers a unique and unparalleled approach to servicing flood customers nationwide. Having been rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best since 1930, and the endorsed flood carrier by IIABA, Selective provides the experience, dedication and service required to stand up against the competition.

Some quick facts about Selective:

  • A top 10 WYO company
  • 35th largest P&C company
  • Rated A (Excellent) or better by A.M. Best Company, Inc. since 1930
  • $1.88 billion net premium written in 2014
  • A regional carrier with national capacity for flood
  • Trusted Choice company partner

Selective provides a quality of service that makes the flood policy quoting and issuance process easier and less frustrating. The Selective/Big "I" Flood program puts an emphasis on not only customer service, but also education through Selective Territory Managers and guidance and support from a dedicated underwriter.

Here are a few other advantages:

  • Expertise on both Personal and Commercial Flood
  • Instead of a TPA call center, Selective offers direct access to dedicated and skilled underwriters, assigned individually to each agency
  • Localized and experienced flood territory managers with intimate knowledge of flood insurance
  • Competitive commission structure
  • An enhanced quoting and policy issuance system
  • On site book roll-over assistance
  • Carrier appointed claim adjusters and in-house claim examiners used following a flooding event
  • Notifications of important NFIP program changes
  • Free, guaranteed Zone Determinations
  • Access to free customizable marketing materials and campaigns
  • Participating support to Big I advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill


In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Big I Flood-Selective partnership, agents writing business with Selective Flood through Big I Maryland will receive a package of benefits dedicated to our members. Features include:

  • Basic and Concierge levels
  • Competitive commissions and incentives
  • Live chat capabilities with a flood expert
  • Flood resource center
  • Flood perks program providing discounts on good and services to help your clients reduce the risk of loss or provide assistance in the event of a claim
  • State-of-the-art flood system providing real time processing and easy navigation

Get Started Quoting!

Selective makes writing flood insurance easy and profitable by offering several ways of obtaining a quote:

Primary option:
Big "I" - Request a quote through the Big "I" Markets system for a quote within 24-48 hours from a Selective underwriter. Not yet registered for Big "I" Markets? Click here to register online. It is easy to do and there are no fees or minimum volume commitments.

Alternative option: - Do you write five or more flood policies? Contact Selective Flood Sales Team for a direct appointment and get access to Selective's state-of-the-art internet-based flood system for immediate price indication, application and related supporting features.  Be sure to identify yourself as a Big "I" member.

Roll-over Your Book:
If you are interested in "rolling over" your current book of flood business, Contact Your Local Selective Flood Territory Manager. Selective flood territorial managers are situated around the country to assist you in rolling over your book of flood business.

Becoming appointed to write flood business is easy. Simply contact selective at or 877-348-0552 (option 5) and identify yourself as a Big I Maryland member.

Contact Information:

Big I Maryland

2408 Peppermill Dr., Ste A

Glen Burnie, MD. 21061

P: 410-766-0600


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