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Since 2009, Colorado based Greenpoint Insurance Advisors, LLC (“Greenpoint”) has insured hundreds of cannabis, hemp, and cbd companies that operate within regulated markets.  Started by President and Owner J.B. Woods after he was approached by a cultivator seeking insurance for the commercial space leased under contract.

Woods discovered this client was not alone as other cannabis companies were likely having difficulty obtaining legitimate commercial insurance for an industry just beginning in Colorado.  Consequently, a business was born

Since our first client, the mission has been to treat the cannabis industry with integrity and professionalism. We help cannabis companies not only understand commercial insurance, but how to manage certain types of risk through analysis and control.

Greenpoint Insurance Advisors, LLC has been the recipient of several awards or featured in major publications.

  • Speaker at the American Bar Association 25th Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
  • Speaker University of Denver Sturm College of Law.  Advanced discussion on cannabis specific lawsuits such as Green Earth Wellness vs Atain Specialty Insurance with analysis of the insurance policy and issues during and after contract formation.
  • Speaker for Continuing Legal Education in Colorado, Oregon, and Washington
  • Greenpoint Insurance Advisors, LLC named 2017 Top Specialist Broker by Insurance Business Magazine
  • Invited speaker to one of the largest admitted insurance carriers in the United States on the topic of “Professionals Advising the Cannabis Industry.”
  • Provided white paper to The Pennsylvania Department of Banking & Securities on insurance and risk factors facing banks who conduct business with the cannabis and hemp industries and impact on insurance and risk.
  • Presenter Cannabis Cover 2017 Denver, Colorado Insurance Business Magazine
  • Founding Member of the National Cannabis Industry Association
  • Cannabis Business Summit Workshop Organizer and Speaker
  • National Cannabis Industry Association Expert
  • Numerous publications and articles including New York Times, CBS, Denver Post, Westword Magazine, Risk Management Magazine, Cannabis Business Times, and Insurance Business America
  • 2015 Recipient of Insurance Business America Hot 100
  • Engaged as expert witness for a matter involving contractual litigation.
  • Successfully initiated and negotiated a third party liability claim on behalf of a client that resulted in a five figure settlement with a major insurance company.   

State Licensing to Transact Insurance Contracts:

Our agency is licensed in many states, but not all states.  We’ll let you know if we’re properly licensed to transact insurance in that state. 

National Cannabis Industry Association Industry Expert

Greenpoint Insurance Advisors, LLC is proud to be have been selected and recognized for our expertise.