Vice President, Risk Management Advisor
Tony has 29 years of insurance experience developing and managing large commercial accounts throughout the northeast. He began working in the insurance field shortly after earning a BS in Management Science at SUNY Oswego in 1985. Prior to coming to Haylor, Tony was employed by both Wausau as a Senior Underwriter, and Robert J. Hanafin, Inc. as VP in sales. His vast underwriting experience has provided the tools and expertise needed to service clients in all areas of insurance and risk management. Tony has built one of the largest client books comprised of mid to large companies with a focus on construction, large manufacturers, transportation and nonprofits.
Of primary importance to Tony is providing his clients with total insurance solutions. He provides risk management services including policy reviews, coverage gap analysis, risk transfer support, guaranteed cost options and alternative programs such as captives. His goal is to ensure that the customer has proper coverage, and that the terms & conditions meet the requirements for their contracts. His focus is on protecting the assets with strategic competitively priced programs.
Tony is an individual HF&C shareholder, as well as the unit leader of the Bond Department. He is constantly updating his industry specific knowledge to better serve his clients. He is an active member of the Subcontractors Association of Central New York, the Surety Association of Syracuse, the Syracuse Builders Exchange, the Association of Builders and Contractors, and the Manufacturers Association of Central New York. Tony speaks at various association, accounting and banking firms regarding risk management advisement and worker’s compensation. At HF&C he mentors up and coming risk management advisors. Involving SUNY Oswego, he has lectured students in Risk Management.
Tony is an active community member involved in many programs and groups. As a member of the YMCA Metro Board of Greater Syracuse, he recently chaired the most successful YMCA Annual Campaign. Frances House, Arise, St. Ann’s Food Pantry and youth sports coaching are other programs where Tony volunteers his time.