Robert Larocca Named Chief Strategic Relations Officer at SterlingRisk
"It has been an honor to work with Rob for over 20 years," observed Sterling. "He has directly contributed to the growth of our agency, playing a key role in achieving our vision and broadening our marketplace opportunities. As Chief Strategic Relations Officer, Rob will utilize his experience to enhance and nurture our relationships with existing carriers, prospective carriers, the community, our clients, prospective clients, government organizations, our vendors, and all those who impact our success. Rob is a vital, essential asset within the SterlingRisk family and I know everyone joins me in congratulating him on this well-deserved promotion."
Larocca regularly interacts with insurers at the senior level and sits on several broker advisory boards. Industries that benefit from his far-reaching relationships and experience include human services, real estate, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and professional services. Larocca also meets the insurance needs of high net-worth individuals and families. Backed by SterlingRisk's various business units, he is recognized for delivering exceptional client service.
Prior to joining SterlingRisk, Larocca held the position of Long Island Branch Manager for American International Group (AIG) after having served as Assistant Vice President at Johnson & Higgins. He began his career in 1991 as an insurance broker with Marsh & McLennan in New York. A 1990 graduate of LIU Post, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business.
Larocca is a tireless supporter of many local and national organizations. He is a current member of The Nassau County Police Reserves and serves on the boards of RiskProNet, an international network of U.S. based Insurance Brokerages, and the Council for Insuring Private Clients (CIPC). A former board member of The Theodore Roosevelt Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Larocca currently serves on the board of directors for The Mental Health Association of Nassau County and Nassau County Law Enforcement Exploring.
Founded in 1932, SterlingRisk employs more than 220 highly skilled insurance professionals, with offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, California and Indiana. Ranked in the nation's top 40 privately owned insurance brokerages, SterlingRisk services regional, national and international clients. The company has significant experience and depth of knowledge in multiple areas, including property and casualty, aviation, environmental, construction, employee benefits consulting, personal lines, risk management, loss control and claims advocacy. For more information, visit www.sterlingrisk.com or call 516-487-0300.