ARC Excess & Surplus of New England, LLC

1125 Middle Street, Suite 202B Middletown, CT 06457 Phone: 860-793-9333 FAX: 860-793-1333

495 Old Connecticut Path, Suite 220 Framingham, MA 01701 Phone: 857-239-5051

ARC Excess & Surplus of New England, LLC is dedicated to understanding the blooming areas of the New England insurance market specifically Boston, Hartford & Fairfield County markets by working directly with local agents. We have a unique ability to recognize and analyze risk from a multitude of angles by employing former underwriters as brokers. We utilize the latest industry information and formulate risk specific exhibits that help enhance the buyer’s ability to secure appropriate coverage. Our products cover Management and Professional Liability, with a firm focus on private, not for profit, public and healthcare services. Examples of these services include:

  • Specialty Healthcare focus:
  • Healthcare:
  • Physicians – hard to place, stand alone tails
  • Physician Groups
  • Allied Healthcare
  • Hospitals, Health Systems, Specialty hospitals – rehab, psychiatric, correction

  • Home healthcare
  • Surgi centers
  • Laboratories
  • Blood banks
  • Imaging
  • Long Term Care – nursing, independent, assisted, skilled, memory/Alzheimer's
  • New York Medical Malpractice

Team Bios:

Scott Farrell

Direct Phone: 860-517-3102

Scott has been with ARC for more than twelve years now. He is currently Branch manager, specializing in Management and Professional liability for all industries. Before joining ARC Scott earned a B.A. degree from Boston College. After graduating from school, he enjoyed a productive three- year stint at Chubb Group of Insurance Companies before joining ARC. But, Scott is not all work and no play. When not at the office, Scott spends much of his free time with his wife and two kids golfing and boating.

Thomas McGraw

Direct Phone: 860-517-3101

Thomas is Principal, co-owner and Broker at ARC New England and has been with the organization for more than nine years. He was the PLUS Hartford Chapter past Chairman and President. His vast expertise mostly resides in Healthcare, Management and Professional Liability and Miscellaneous Professional Liability. He was a Senior Healthcare Underwriter, D&O Product Manager at Executive Risk and Director, Healthcare at Travelers. He is always a sought after industry speaker and loves boating, fishing, golf, woodworking and classic cars.

Chas Bellingrath

National Practice Leader: Cyber/Tech

Direct Phone: 857-239-5051

Chas joined ARC Excess & Surplus in July 2011 as the National Practice Leader for Privacy, Network Security, and Technology E&O. In his role Chas is responsible for advising agents and clients on issues related to technology, privacy and cyber related risks as well as negotiating with carriers on policy terms and conditions. In addition, Chas is responsible for product development and production throughout the United States.

Prior to joining ARC, Chas was a Senior Broker and head of the Cyber/Tech division at a regional wholesaler where he initially launched the product in 2007.

Chas frequently instructs Privacy Seminars and participates on executive panels for National Cyber Risk conferences including NetDiligence, Advisen, CPCU and many more.

Amanda Giannini

Direct Phone: 860-517-3103

Amanda is a valued Broker at ARC and has been servicing clients and exceeding their needs for more than nine years now with us. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science from Central Connecticut State University and then earned her Master’s of Arts at The University of Bridgeport before utilizing her education in real world experiences at ARC. Amanda brings a great deal of energy to her work and a passion for exceeding client’s expectations. She is a driven Broker, always looking for the best solutions for her clients and never satisfied with the cookie cutter solution; which makes her a perfect fit within the ARC family.

Sandra Pesino

Direct Phone: 860-517-3106

Sandra Pesino brings a wealth of experience and expertise to ARC Excess & Surplus of New England. Her specialties include navigating the needs of Health Care Organizations, placing Directors & Officers Liability, Employment Practices Liability, Fiduciary Liability and Errors & Omissions coverage. She has worked in disparate areas of the insurance industry, from Medical Claims Benefit Analyst, Underwriter, Management of Package Programs, to Broker. She also worked as a Senior Underwriter for an MGA, specializing in Professional Liability and General Liability Insurance for niche markets and managed professional office package programs. In addition, Sandra spent 13 years underwriting personal lines for auto and property accounts for a national carrier, servicing independent agencies. Her career started in 1984, at Cigna Healthcare as a Medical Claims Benefit Analyst. Today, Sandra provides all this knowledge and her long list of accomplishments to help her clients at ARC Excess & Surplus of New England meet their goals.