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NYC Renters Insurance – Gotham Brokerage

New York City’s Trusted Source for Renters Insurance for Over 50 Years

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So you scored that fabulous apartment. Now protect it and your belongings with the right renters insurance policy. At Gotham Brokerage Co., Inc., we specialize in renters insurance.

New York City is a complex place when shopping for renter’s insurance, and it pays to have a good insurance broker who understands the city’s unique insurance issues. The apartment’s type and its zip code can have an impact on what type of policy you need and what your policy costs.

Gotham Brokerage is one of New York City’s oldest and most experienced independent insurance brokerages. For more than fifty years, we’ve helped New Yorkers from all over the city as well as those in Connecticut and New Jersey select just the right renters insurance policies with the correct amounts of coverage. We’re a Better Business Bureau A+ rated company and our customers give us five stars on their reviews. Just because you live in New York City area doesn’t mean you can’t have an insurance broker who treats your renters insurance needs as if they are the most important policies in the office.

We will ensure that you get replacement cost coverage for household goods and personal property plus protection in ways you may not have known were possible, including:

  • Fire and wind damage
  • Theft (at home losses)
  • Limited water damage
  • Personal liability
  • Damage to the property of others
  • Necessary living expenses including hotel bills, meals, laundry, etc. incurred while your residence is being repaired from damage by a covered peril
  • Improvements, Additions and Betterments
  • Accidental fire damage
  • Credit card and check forgery
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Best of all, our policies are much more affordable than you might realize.

Gotham’s average annual policies range from $135 – $160 a year for renters insurance*

And later, when upgrading or remodeling, we can review your policy to make sure you have adequate coverage. As your needs change, we can insure a condo or co-op unit you buy or a new home in the suburbs.

So when you need insurance yesterday and want to protect your investment, do what your fellow New Yorkers do, give us a call.

Email us at for questions or call 212-406-7300 today!

Gotham Brokerage Insurance Co., Inc. provides renters insurance for residents New York City including Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan. We also provide renters insurance in Westchester,  Long Island and beyond.

*Availability of insurance is subject to underwriting approval. All statements herein are subject to the provisions, exclusions and conditions of the applicable policy. Coverage offered through Travelers Indemnity, Hartford, CT.

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