Richard Terlecki, Area Senior Vice President, Gallagher
Richard Terlecki is one of a few experts nationwide in insurance for public entities. Terlecki joined Gallagher’s public sector division in 1999 after spending nearly a decade as a municipal occupancy specialist and vice president of sales for Arkwright Mutual Insurance Company’s public entities group. Throughout his career, Terlecki has worked to identify, quantify and manage exposures that can disrupt the delivery of services, damage public property and cost taxpayers money.
He served as the consultant for the City of Boston when it decided to seek coverage after 50 years of self-insurance and has worked on programs as large as $40 million in annual premium. He has also been responsible for the placements for large intergovernmental risk pools for more than 55 public entities in Minnesota and over 150 counties and special districts in several states. In total, Terlecki has been responsible for the placement of coverage for more than 5,000 public entities throughout his career.