Steve Irwin is a Manager of Residential Surety at Sovereign Insurance, bringing over a decade of underwriting experience and industry leadership to the role.
Steve joined Sovereign Insurance in 2016 and was instrumental in building the Developer Surety department at the Toronto office. His team empowers Sovereign clients to succeed through the provision of Tarion Bond security and Deposit Lending facilities, which make new condominium developments more affordable across the country.
Steve started in the surety business at Travelers Canada where he spent his early career learning about Developer Surety, building underwriting systems for their group, refining benchmark metrics, and building relationships among the industry’s leading consultants. As a result of his efforts, Steve has become one of the industry’s leading experts on Developer Surety.
In addition to building a new business line at Sovereign Insurance, Steve makes time to support local businesses through the “BILD GTA Home Builders Association” as the recognized 2018 & 2019 Chair of the High-Rise Education Forums. Through the association he also supports Habitat for Humanity via fundraising and construction initiatives to help connect the Sovereign business to the communities in which we live.
Steve champions corporate and social responsibility at Sovereign. He’s as passionate about his work as he is about ensuring the organization leaves a lasting positive impact on the lives of the people and communities.