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Bonding & Surety Solutions


Depending on your needs, our surety services may include an in-depth review of your business, a narrative write-up, underwriter meetings, program negotiation and ongoing client relationship building with the surety underwriter. Our goal is to ensure clear, candid and frequent communication between all parties in order to deliver maximum surety capacity and service without any surprises.


Mark L. Rader
Vice President, Surety Practice Leader
Direct: 216.367.8082

Types of Bonds Written

Businesses use surety bonds for a variety of reasons, which include meeting government requirements or guaranteeing obligations between private parties. Normally, each surety bond includes a financial or performance guarantee, or both. Oswald is a full service surety broker offering of a complete complement of surety bonds in the following categories.

  • Construction Bonds and Contract Bonds: These include bid, performance, payment and maintenance bonds.
  • Commercial & Court Bonds: These include appeal, supersedeas, court, bank depositor, customs, license, permit, lien, reclamation, tax, subdivision, supply, utility, wage & welfare, self-insured bonds and many more.
  • Fiduciary & Probate Bonds: These include guardian, conservator, administrator, executor, receiver and trustee bonds

A Strategy for Surety Success

Using our extensive surety experience, we are happy to perform a comprehensive assessment of your needs and offer you the best available strategic advice on the direction and placement of your surety program.

With access to all major surety companies and worldwide service capability, we encourage you to contact us today to see how we may improve your Surety program.

Mark L. Rader, VP & Surety Practice Leader at Oswald Companies, brings 30 years of surety industry experience to solve your most complex and demanding bonding issues.  Mark is a recognized advisor who identifies the ways to solve bonding problems that fit your needs.