RSG Completes Acquisition of New Day Underwriting Managers LLC

RSG Completes Acquisition of New Day Underwriting Managers LLC

April 2, 2018, CHICAGO, IL – Ryan Specialty Group, LLC is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of the assets and operations of New Day Underwriting Managers LLC (New Day), a specialty intermediary with offices in Hamilton, New Jersey. New Day has become part of R-T Specialty, LLC (RT Specialty), the wholesale brokerage unit of Ryan Specialty Group, and creates the RT Specialty New Jersey office. This transaction was previously announced on February 21, 2018.

New Day was founded in 2005 by Jefferey S. Lejfer, CPCU, CEO, and is a specialist in environmental liability and construction-related professional liability insurance. With a national presence, New Day approaches relationships with its retail brokerage clients holistically and extends its service far beyond placing coverage. New Day is an advocate, consultant and advisor to its retail broker partners. Jeff Lejfer continues leading the New Day team as it combines into RT Specialty along with Jeff Slivka, former President of New Day Underwriting Managers.

Jeff Lejfer, President, RT Specialty New Jersey, can be reached at:, 609-298-3516 Ext 101

Jeff Slivka, President of RT Specialty’s Environmental and Construction Professional Liability practice groups, can be reached at:, 609-298-3516 Ext 102


Ryan Specialty Group, LLC

Founded in 2010, Ryan Specialty Group, LLC is an international specialty insurance organization which includes a wholesale brokerage firm and highly-specialized managing general underwriting companies designed specifically for brokers, agents and insurers.

R-T Specialty, LLC

R-T Specialty, LLC (RT), a subsidiary of Ryan Specialty Group, LLC, provides wholesale brokerage and other services to agents and brokers. RT is a Delaware limited liability company based in Illinois. In California: R-T Specialty Insurance Services, LLC License #0G97516.

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