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Commercial Property & Casualty

Fast, Friendly Service Through the Best Surplus Markets in Commercial Insurance

Our Underwriters average over 20 years experience. All of our markets are A rated. Let us put those assets to work for you today!

Tejas American General Agency writes a very broad range of commercial lines insurance coverages such as general liability, property, liquor liability, ocean and inland marine. With select binding authority and superior service in many of our markets, we are your P&C resource in Texas and the contiguous states. Whether it is a small business or large corporation, we have comprehensive insurance products at competitive prices to meet your insureds’ needs.

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Coverages Offered

General Liability
Liquor Liability
Ocean Marine
Inland Marine
Special Events


Athletic Facilities
Builders Risk
Bed & Breakfast
Convenience Stores
Car Washes
Day Cares
Lessors Risk Only
Liquor Liability
Light Manufacturing
Machine Shops
Oil & Gas Contractors
Private Schools
Power Washers
Remodeling Contractors
Strip Centers
Vacant Buildings

For more details contact one of our commercial underwriters and experience the TAGA Difference, today!

Online Indication

General Liability

Online Premium Indication for General Liability

This module provides an indication for up to nine of our top GL markets, with lowest, highest and average pricing. Once rated, you can submit to our office for a quote. This module is currently available.  To gain access, please contact Rob at or 512-531-1744.


CompanyRatingSizeStates Available
Acceptance Insurance Co.A-XTX
Crum & ForesterAXIITX
Devon ParkAR, CO, KS, LA, NM, OK, TX
Evanston Insurance CoAXIVTX
Great AmericanAXIII
Hallmark SpecialtyA-VIIIAR, LA, NM, OK, TX
HIIG Specialty
KinsaleAR, CO, KS, LA, NM, OK, TX
United States Liability Ins.A++IXAR, CO, KS, LA, NM, OK, TX
VerusAR, CO, KS, LA, NM, OK, TX


Builders Risk Contractors Equipment Business Owners Policy Brokerage
Commercial and Residential Child Care Facilities Contractors Contractors Equipment
Hole In One Coverage Oil and Gas Restaurants, Taverns, Nightclubs
Roofers Liquor Liability Move Business Other Brokers
Umbrella Coverage Vacant Property


Contractors Basic Information
Acord 126 Commercial General Liability
Acord 125 Commercial Insurance
Acord 140 Commercial Insurance
Scheduled Dwellings Property Protection Application
Scottsdale Insurance Terrorism Disclosure
Exercise and Health Studio Supplemental Application
Landowners Program Supplemental
Exterminators General Liability Application
Detective Investigative Agency
Essex – Notice of Terrorism Insurance Coverage
Convenience Store Supplemental Questionnaire
Acord 823 Commercial Insurance Additional Premises
Handyman Supplemental Application
Artisan Supplemental Application
Storefront Community Church Supplemental
Janitorial Program Supplemental
Security Guards and Related Operations General Liability app
Animal Services Program Supplemental
Day Nurseries and Preschools Supplemental
Products and Operations Supplemental
Mobile Home Parks and Campgrounds Supplemental
Liquor Liability
Cowboy Church Supplemental
Home Health Care
Motel Program Supplemental
Tanning Salon Supplemental
Vacant Building Supplemental
Vacant Building Supplemental
Bar Restaurant Product Application
Lessor’s Risk Only Supplemental Application
Companion Property and Casualty TRIA
Condo and HOA GL Application
Machine Shop Supplemental

Department Staff

Richard Salley

Premium Finance / Claims / Commercial Lines Manager
Work Phone: 512-531-1722 x 211
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Biographical Info

Richard combined his experience with four insurance associates to form Tejas American. Until recently he was a Commercial Lines Underwriter. Now Richard is currently managing the TAGA Premium Finance Company. He is also responsible for handling claims at TAGA.

Richard worked with a managing general agency starting in 1992 as Personal Lines Manager. During his two-year venture, he set the stage and put the agency on the map as one of the premier farm and ranch insurance writers in the state of Texas.

In March 1994, Richard was promoted to Underwriting Manager for all lines. Under his leadership, Austin Surplus Lines continued to grow and experience its greatest year ever in 1996. Richard held this position until March of 1997.

Richard’s responsibilities included underwriting results and production commitments for all lines. He worked closely with the Administrative Manager and individual department managers under his direction to provide extraordinary service for customers while producing a profit for his companies and the agency.

Prior to the agency field, Richard spent seven years in the oil and gas industry in the position of Insurance and Contracts Manager. He held this position for five years at Bearden Drilling Company and for two years at Burns Drilling Company. Preceding his work in the oil industry, Richard spent six years with Crum and Forster Insurance Company. While at C & F, he held positions that included marketing responsibilities and supervision of one of the largest farm and ranch insurance departments in the state of Texas.

Richard received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Texas Tech University. Since college, he has completed course work in Insurance Principles, CPCU and holds his CIC designation.

Richard is married to Julie and has 2 daughters, Casey and Randi.

Categories: Brokerage, Claims, Commercial Property, Premium Finance LP, Surplus Contractors
Updated 10 months ago.