Peter Friend

Senior Underwriter

Specialty Property Program

Background & Experience


Peter has more than 15 years of experience in the industry as both a retail agent and company underwriter, and has worked across several disciplines, including broker/account manager, claims processing and technical underwriting.

Peter spent nearly half of his career focused exclusively on property underwriting while at Diamond State Group Property Brokerage, part of Global Indemnity Group. He was last an underwriter III for property in the Midwest territory before joining the newly formed GBLI national cannabis industry specialty team. Early in his career he played an integral role in a newly launched independent insurance agency focused on apartments and low income housing programs in the greater Philadelphia region.

As part of the growing specialty property program team, Friend is focused on facilitating competitive coverage solutions for diverse property risks including vacant, residential real estate investor portfolios,  and commercial properties nationally by way of access to top-rated carrier partners. The scope of coverage also includes general liability, wind deductible buy backs, and TRIA.

Peter Friend was last modified: August 21st, 2023 by Breckenridge Insurance Services



Peter and his wife met when they were in Kindergarten and have now have two boys and a rescue dog. They enjoy vacations to Myrtle Beach, SC.



  • Commercial Property
  • TRIA
  • Vacant Property
  • Wind Deductible Buy Back