After spending 27 years on the insurance carrier side, Ed Talarico joined ARC Excess & Surplus, LLC as a Senior Broker. In this new role Ed works closely with Chris Cavallaro, founder of ARC, and his team of talented brokers in ARC’s Jericho, New York headquarters. Ed specializes in placing all lines of professional liability insurance.
Prior to joining ARC, Ed was SVP of Management Liability at RSUI, based in Atlanta, GA from June 2016 to May 2019. He managed a team of underwriters who offered primary and excess products to public, private and not-for-profit entities exclusively from appointed wholesale brokers.
Before this role, Ed spent 13 years at AXIS Capital where he led AXIS Commercial Management Solutions. He specialized in providing Directors & Officers, Employment Practices, Fiduciary, Crime, Private Equity/Venture Capital and other customized insurance coverages for public, private and not-for-profit organizations. Prior to this Ed held Professional Lines home office and regional management positions at AXIS.
Preceding AXIS, from 2000-2003 Ed served as Senior Vice President and New York Regional Manager for Kemper Financial Insurance Solutions. From 1992-2000 he held various underwriting and management positions within the New York Region of Chubb’s Executive Protection Department.
Ed is currently a D&O Trend Advisor for the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS). He was a Director of the PLUS Foundation from 2007-2015 and a Trustee of the PLUS Board from 2009-2014. Ed graduated from Syracuse University in 1992.