BTIS is a financially stable, nationwide wholesale intermediary with a small business attitude, that believes in building and fostering solid relationships through communication and genuine concern for our customers. We offer a wide range of commercial lines and are focused on developing and implementing cutting edge technology to provide individual service, exceptional value, ease of use and rapid turn around times.

Founded in 1998 in Rocklin, California, Builders & Tradesmen's Insurance Services, Inc. (BTIS) is lead by Paul and Jeff Hohlbein. Originally built around a Small Artisan Contractor General Liability program, BTIS was focused on speed and ease of use for insurance producers. Innovative use of an online price indication system, quote and bind capability, and email correspondence paired with unparalleled customer service made for the fastest and simplest way for producers to quote and bind commercial accounts.

BTIS is committed to providing quality, robust, individualized products and the highest level of service. We ensure each client feels confident and secure in selecting us as their provider, and are dedicated to the success of our customers. By offering education and sales tools we allow our producers to be a trusted source for insurance that their clients, in turn, can rely upon.

Our product lines include Contractor General Liability, Workers’ Compensation, BOP & Small Business Insurance, Inland Marine, Builders Risk, Excess, Commercial Auto and Contract Bonds.


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