Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. (S&S) has promoted Robert Barresi to Senior Vice President. Robert is currently an associate of Starkweather’s Construction Practice Group, where he identifies prospective clients within the construction and real estate development industries throughout Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire. He works with closely held private companies and provides them with the tools and capabilities to reduce their total cost of risk to become more profitable.
“Born and raised in the Boston area, it has been amazing to watch the transformation of our city and surrounding areas. Being a part of the Starkweather team has provided me with the resources, capabilities, and market access to help my clients obtain the appropriate coverage and manage their risks so they can leave their mark on the unprecedented construction boom that’s been taking place over the last decade. These companies have gone on to grow, increase market share and profitability, and I’m thankful not only for their commitment to Starkweather as their trusted advisor, but also Starkweather’s commitment to their employees, clients, and communities served,” stated Robert.
Robert joined S&S in 2014 as an Account Executive and soon after assumed the positions of Assistant Vice President in 2016 and Vice President in 2018. He is a member of multiple associations and organizations including the Associated Builders and Contractors of MA, Utility Contractors Association of New England, Construction Industries of MA, Associated Subcontractors of MA, and the Massachusetts Building Congress. Additionally, Robert is a Certified Insurance Counselor, Accredited Advisor of Insurance, Certified Risk Manager, Associate in Risk Management, and Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist.
He graduated summa cum laude from Merrimack College in North Andover, MA with a Presidential Scholar distinction. Robert currently resides in Tewksbury, MA, and works out of the Massachusetts office.