Smith Manus

  • Exclusive focus on surety bonds
  • 30+ years of industry experience
  • Committed to building enduring relationships
  • Flexibility to handle companies of all sizes
  • Licensed in all 50 states

Waste Expertise

  • Proven track record and extensive experience in providing surety programs to the waste industry
  • Manage bonding programs for many leading publicly traded and privately held companies
  • Memberships and active participation in numerous waste and environmental professional associations


  • Strategic relationships with specialty surety companies who are highly rated
  • Program supplements existing surety relationships

What sets Smith Manus apart?

  • Unique approach to underwriting that considers the off balance sheet value of reserves
  • Willingness to customize programs to provide significant capacity and risk based collateral percentages
  • Superior overall terms and conditions
  • Ability to handle unique bonding requirements
  • Knowledge and understanding of various types of reinsurance programs

Waste Industry Client Profiles

  • Waste companies with landfills and a requirement to provide closure and post-closure bonds
  • Companies with environmental guarantees utilizing irrevocable letters of credits or funding trust accounts with cash
  • Solid and Hazardous Waste Disposal Facilities
  • Manufacturing companies that generate environmental by-products held on site in residual landfills
  • Utilities storing fly ash requiring a closure bond