Mr. Cavallaro became an Officer and Partner at ARC Excess & Surplus in 2002. Today he is the Co-Chief Operating Officer of the company. His duties include managing a book of business with 4 brokers and 8 administrative people that service accounts he is directly involved in producing, manages a team of other brokers at ARC who handle their own respective books of business, works with John Semeraro in dealing with relationships with brokers and insurance companies and other business partners and setting the direction for the company in terms of marketing and operations. He has been brokering Management and Professional Liability for 22 years at ARC and worked at AIG from 1985 to 1990 and then Gulf Insurance Company from 1990 to1992.
The singular emphasis on Management and Professional Liability with a heavy focus on D&O Insurance has allowed him to gain substantial experience and expertise in placing Management and Professional Liability Insurance and providing clients with valuable advice when making decisions regarding these lines of coverage. He has written various articles during his career including the following white papers: Directors and Officers Liability – What to Know, From a Broker’s Perspective. A D&O Broker’s Dilemma: Who Do We Represent? Summary of the State of the Directors & Officers Insurance Marketplace.
From 2001 through 2004, he was the co-chair to the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) D&O Liability and Insurance Issues Symposium, one of the most well-known and attended conferences regarding Directors and Officers Liability Insurance. Currently, he serves as Vice Chairman of the Eastern Chapter of PLUS.