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Like any magnum opus, the IMpulse Fine Art Specialty Vertical is the pinnacle of precision, creativity, and craft.  


Our Fine Art Insurance is a truly global product, providing meaningful capacity to this niche market through various A-rated carrier partners. From complex consignment agreements to high valued international shipments, fine art underwriting experience is a must-have for your clients.


At Balance Partners, we specialize in small to mid-sized standard and non-standard fine art business. Our expert team is here to focus on your client’s individual needs and will provide you with an unparalleled customer service experience coupled with best in class insurance capacity.


  • Primary capacity up to $35M

  • Excess capacity up to $100M

  • "A+" Admitted and "A" Non-Admitted options available

  • Available in all 50 states

  • Tailored coverage form

  • $1,000 - $7,500 Minimum Premiums (varies by class)


  • Galleries

  • Dealers

  • Museums

  • Private Collections

  • Corporate Collections

  • Packers & Shippers

  • Exhibitions/Trade Shows



Galleries & Dealers Application

Corporate Collection Application

Packers & Shippers Application

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Head of Inland Marine

Joseph is the originating member of the IMpulse team, and brings with him over 20 years’ experience in the insurance sector. Most recently he was Senior Vice President, U.S. Marine Insurance, at Aspen Insurance Co. Formed in 2010, Joseph was a founding member of the U.S. Marine Insurance Department at Aspen. 

Before Aspen, Joseph held various positions in Property and Inland Marine Underwriting along with Professional Liability Claims and Reinsurance at One Beacon and AIG.


Lead Fine Art Underwriter

Ben joined Balance Partners in 2022 to lead IMPulse Fine Art after spending nearly three years at a successful Insurtech MGA, where he led Marine distribution. He eagerly returns to his underwriting roots, as he previously underwrote Fine Art and other Inland Marine lines at Aspen Insurance Group.


Prior to insurance, Ben graduated from the University of Arizona and was a member of the Wildcats' Division I tennis team. He was an Assistant Tennis Coach for New York University’s Men’s & Women’s tennis teams in his early career.

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