SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., and NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Michael Klaschka, a specialist in the placement of professional liability insurance for the financial services and technology industries, has joined the firm’s Financial Risk Solutions Practice.

Michael Klaschka
Klaschka will be based in EPIC’s New York City office and report to Pete Garvey, President of EPIC.

Klaschka joins EPIC from Integro Insurance Brokers, where he was a Managing Principal and the Leader of both their National and New York Management Risk Practices, responsible for providing professional liability risk consulting and insurance solutions to financial institutions, hedge funds, private equity, family office, technology and complex risks across the country.

Prior to this, Klaschka also worked for Marsh & McLennan where he was Senior Vice President and team leader of Marsh’s New York E&O Center of Excellence, West Coast Financial Institutions, Errors and Omissions and Directors’ and Officers’ Practice Team Leader. Klaschka began his insurance career as a Financial Analyst for Heritage Financial Group/Mass Mutual and later as the Financial Institutions Regional Underwriting Manager at American International Group.

“We are very excited to have a broker of Mike’s caliber join our team,” said Pete Garvey. “His background and experience, professional liability insurance expertise and strong leadership and consulting skills will materially contribute to the service excellence we deliver to EPIC clients, particularly those in the financial services and technology industries.”

Klaschka is a graduate of Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He also holds Professional Director Certification

From the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education and credentialing organization.

Michael Klaschka can be reached at:
EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants
295 Madison Avenue- 38th Floor, New York, New York 10017
646-452-4031 – office.

About EPIC:
EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property and casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. EPIC has created a values-based, client-focused culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty and sustains a high level of customer service excellence. EPIC team members have consistently recognized their company as a “Best Place to Work” in multiple regions and as a “Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry” nationally.

EPIC now has more than 850 team members operating from offices across the U.S., providing Property Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 13,000 clients.

With more than $200 million in revenues, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Supported by the Carlyle Group, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country. For additional information, please visit

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