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


  • Proven track record and experience in developing surety programs to meet long term guarantees
  • Handle a variety of surety bonds relating to closure, decommission and reclamation obligations
  • Regularly provide bonding capacity for many growing companies


  • 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 assets
  • Willingness to customize programs to provide significant capacity and risk based collateral percentages
  • Focus on specialty bonds that are longer term with an environmental and energy component
  • Superior overall terms and conditions
  • Ability to handle unique bonding requirements

Potential Clients

  • Companies with drilling guarantees utilizing ILOC’s or restricted cash
  • Natural gas producers with water storage and related facilities (example: PA WMGR 121/123 permits)
  • Businesses with multi-state operations
  • Any company working to keep up with the ever-changing regulatory environment and new financial assurance requirements