William J. Pedersen

– Founder and Shareholder–



Tel: 212-227-7277
Toll Free: 800-720-7277 within NY & NJ


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 that uncover novel, creative solutions to court bond underwriting. He also saves a client’s time by getting it right the first time.

Over the years, Bill is proud to have helped many young law firm associates look good on cases by making the bond process smooth and error-free. Those same lawyers have continued to do business with Pedersen & Sons, now as partners, giving Bill pride in how his business has grown from referrals.

Bill is certified in risk management (ARM) and surety (ASFSB ) from the Insurance Institute of America. Bill was raised in Queens, and has a bachelor’s degree from New York University. He has been married for over than 30 years, has three grown sons and resides in Northern New Jersey with his wife and Standard Poodle.

Bill is a member of the Oradell Bridge Club, New Jersey Football Officials Association, Northern Chapter, and volunteers as a Facilitator at Mood Disorders Support Group in Manhattan, a non-profit that supports individuals with depression and bipolar disorder, as well as their families and friends.