Woodbury, NY, December 10, 2018 — SterlingRisk Insurance, one of the nation’s top independently owned insurance brokerages, announced today that Geraldine DelPrete has joined the firm as Director of Programs, Senior Vice President. DelPrete, a recognized leader in the reinsurance industry, brings more than 25 years’ experience to SterlingRisk, having held senior reinsurance and program development positions at some of the world’s largest insurance brokers, including Aon Corp.
“Geraldine’s experience, skills, and deep understanding of program development and management make her a valued, sought-after resource,” stated SterlingRisk CEO David Sterling. “We are honored to have her on our team. I am confident that as Director of Programs, Geraldine will significantly grow and develop our program business and help position SterlingRisk as one of the leaders in the programs market. We look forward to Geraldine’s many contribtions throughout the organization.”
DelPrete began her professional career at the investment banking firm, J. Henry Schroeder, before launching her reinsurance career at Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, where she held several positions over a 12-year period. She later joined Aon Re, rising to Senior Vice President of the Catastrophe Management Group, and after six years joined American Re, where she led national accounts. DelPrete went on to join Willis Re to assist in developing Willis Re’s New York team/business unit and became one of Willis Group’s leading producers. She also served as Executive Vice President and a member of the Willis Partners Council, co-leading the Global Account Initiative. Prior to joining TigerRisk Partners in 2008, DelPrete was Senior Executive Vice President for Gallagher Re, responsible for leading the U.S. Property and Casualty Treaty Group and successfully assisting with the sale of Gallagher Re to Aon Corp.
A graduate of North Carolina State University, where she received an undergraduate degree in finance and economics, DelPrete received her MBA from C. W. Post College. She is active in Covenant House New York and Covenant House New Jersey as well as The Insurance Supper Club.