William J. Pedersen

William J. Pedersen


Bill began his career as a surety bond underwriter in 1986 and has over 30 years of surety underwriting experience. Bill followed his family’s entrepreneurial path and founded Pedersen & Sons Surety Bond Agency in 1992.Bill listens carefully when an initial bond inquiry is made and asks many questions which  uncover novel, creative solutions to court bond underwriting and saves a client’s time by getting it right the first time.


Neil P. Pedersen

Neil P. Pedersen


Neil P. Pedersen is a second generation owner of Pedersen & Sons Surety Bond Agency, Inc. Neil began his surety career at Pedersen & Sons while in college and also worked at two other surety bond agencies. Part of Neil’s unique underwriting approach was learning from three different, seasoned surety agency owners.

Neil has been a part of Pedersen & Sons since its founding in 1992. When founder William Pedersen’s business partner was retiring, she proposed that Neil work for her so that she could train him to take her place.


Nationwide Court Bond Specialists

PEDERSEN & SONS SURETY BOND AGENCY, INC. f/k/a OFFENHARTZ & PEDERSEN, LTD., established in 1992, is an independent insurance agency specializing in issuing Court Surety Bonds pursuant to Judicial Proceedings.

Our agency secures bonds for judicial proceedings in State, Federal, Bankruptcy, and Surrogates’ Courts throughout all fifty states.
We dedicate our full attention and resources to providing you with the best possible surety bonds and solutions.

We work with attorneys and their clients to secure various types of bonds including:

  • Guardian
  • Administrator
  • Executor
  • Undertaking
  • Supersedeas
  • Appeal bonds

We have the surety contact and expertise to underwrite bonds quickly, and we make ourselves available after standard business hours to help whenever surety issues may arise.
At Pedersen & Sons, we know how to underwrite seemingly difficult, intricate, and hard-to-place bonds.

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New York, NY
15 Maiden Lane Suite #800
New York, NY 10038

Tel: 212-227-7277
Fax: 212-233-1405
Toll Free (only NJ and NY): 800-720-7277