The Core Specialty Surety Division is a leading provider of surety products in the U.S. Carrying on a business in operation since 1986, the Surety Division has earned a reputation for our deep understanding of the surety market, particularly in specialized domains. With experienced underwriters and a wide range of bond options, we strive for excellence in underwriting and customer service to satisfy agents and customers.

The Core Specialty Advantage

The Surety Division draws upon decades of collective expertise in the surety industry, supported by over 250 years of combined surety underwriting experience. This wealth of knowledge enables us to offer exceptional underwriting services in the surety marketplace. Our reputation is built on our deep industry knowledge and dedication to providing personalized service that is both prompt and accommodating. Whether in our bail or commercial surety operations, we employ an efficient electronic process for agency appointments and bond approvals. Throughout our operations, we prioritize collaboration with our customers and agents, striving to devise solutions for any challenging circumstances that may arise.

Our Products

We offer surety products in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, through our network of independent licensed agents and brokers, that generally include:

  • Bail Bonds
  • Commercial Surety Bonds
    • License & Permit Bonds
    • Notary Bonds
    • Probate & Court Bonds
    • Public Official Bonds
    • Specialty Bonds
    • Fidelity Bonds
American Surety Company


Core Specialty is a member of the National Association of Surety Bond Producers


Tim Martin
President, Surety

Michael Whitlock
Executive Vice President

David Sandoz
Vice President, Commercial Surety