About Us

RISCO Insurance Brokerage is a full service wholesale insurance broker and managing general agent, specializing in harder-to-place risks for our clients, the independent insurance agency.

Primarily an Excess & Surplus specialty binding authority wholesaler when it opened its doors in Providence, RI in 1988, RISCO Insurance Brokerage, Inc. has evolved into a full-service wholesale brokerage and MGA. RISCO has grown substantially and has the capacity and expertise to handle complicated classes of business. Our experienced and responsive staff delivers superior personalized service, understands the changing market and offers creative solutions for your client’s business.

RISCO’s flagship program for Restaurants, Bars and Taverns started in 1991. The Program handles fine dining, family style and casual dining restaurants. We also write neighborhood bars and taverns, sports bars, wine bars and brewpubs. The program includes liquor liability within the package policy.

The RISCO brokerage team specializes in casualty coverage for manufacturers, distributors, contractors and health care risks. We also represent carriers that specialize in mono-line products liability, aviation and Umbrella/Excess. With these relationships we tailor insurance programs to meet the needs of your higher risk clients.

We have property brokerage markets with the high-value capacity and binding authority companies to handle real estate, habitational and industrial accounts. Vacant properties, high-hazard occupancies and coastal risks are other areas of expertise.

RISCO also has excellent markets for:

  • Environmental Liability
  • Professional (E&O) Liability
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • EPLI

Product Lines:

  • Commercial Casualty
  • Commercial Property
  • Environmental
  • Personal Lines
  • Professional & Executive Protection
  • Restaurant, Bar & Tavern Program
  • Standard Markets


We place tremendous value on all our people. They are well thought of and well compensated. Our ‘trust’ arrangement has helped us create an outstanding team atmosphere where we are all working together to get the job done. And when people are happy at their job, it shows in the way that they relate with clients. It shows up in first-class service and has led to our being the dominant player in our market.

Whether you’re an experienced professional or just embarking on your career, RISCO, Inc. has an opportunity for you. As a leading independent insurance brokerage, we offer a variety of career paths all aimed at helping you achieve your greatest potential.

We provide a stimulating and challenging work environment and the financial rewards they merit. Those who join RISCO, Inc. experience all the benefits available from a market leader in a dynamic industry including career diversity, job satisfaction, excellent training and resources. RISCO, Inc. offers an excellent benefits package.

Submit Resumes To:

Attn: HR Manager
60 Catamore Blvd.
East Providence, RI 02914

We are committed to diversity and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer.

Become an Agent

RISCO Brokerage Agreement
Copy of licenses you will be doing business in.
A Certificate of Insurance for E&O Insurance with limits in the amount not less the $1,000,000.
These items can be email or mailed to RISCO at:
Email: info@risco-inc.com

RISCO Insurance Brokerage, Inc.
60 Catamore Boulevard • East Providence, Rhode Island 02914


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RISCO Insurance Brokerage Inc. Hires Normand Duquette as Vice President

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – RISCO Insurance Brokerage, Inc. has hired…

RISCO Insurance Brokerage Inc. Hires Christopher Willis as Senior Vice President, Professional Lines Practice Leader

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – RISCO Insurance Brokerage Inc. has hired Christopher Willis as Senior Vice President, Professional Lines Practice Leader.

Recent Success

CoverageClassLimit ValuePremium
Product LiabilityNeutraceuticals Manufacturing$3M$11,250
Excess LiabilityFast Food Restaurant Chain$15,000$12,461
CGLGolf Course & Restaurant $1M$16,000
International Liability Manufacturer$1M$2,500
Contractors PollutionExcavation Contractor $5M$9,500
CGL & XS Welding Contractor$6M$70,000
Pollution – USTs Marina$1M$17,000
Property w/Wind Waterfront Condo$9M$45,000
CGL/ POLL Packaging Water Purification$4M$11,000
D & OTeaching & Academic Research$10M$15,240
Liability CoverageCondo Rental in LLC Name (NY)$2M$427
Umbrella Coverage Short term rental, autos, watercraft owned in Trust $5M$1099



Can Your Markets Quote This?

We’ve been writing the tougher ones for 25 years. Our RISCO Restaurant, Bar & Tavern Program offers agents in New England & NY an exclusive & competitive package program written with a stable A+ rated carrier.

New AM Best A Rated Market for Florida Artisan Residential Contractors

We are excited to announce that RISCO now has a new Admitted, AM Best A rated market for Florida Artisan residential contractors with 1-5 full and part time employees. This policy provides General Liability, with optional coverages available for tools and business contents.