PE-backed EPIC recruits Gerrato as principal

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, which is backed by Oak Hill Capital Partners, has hired Anthony Gerrato as a principal at its New York City office. Previously, Gerrato worked at Whitmore Group LTD. EPIC is a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant.


SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Anthony (Tony) Gerrato has joined the firm as a Principal in EPIC’s New York City office.

Gerrato will be responsible for new business development and the design and management of property & casualty insurance and risk management programs for clients in a wide range of industries. In particular, Gerrato has specialized in providing creative and cost effective risk management and insurance solutions to the portfolio companies of private equity firms. Gerrato joins from the Whitmore Group LTD in Garden City, New York.

Said John Hahn, EPIC co-founder and CEO, “We are excited to add Tony to our growing operations in New York and the North East. His considerable experience, strong consulting skills and customer service excellence will be of great value to our EPIC clients, particularly private equity portfolio companies and financial services firms. I have known Tony personally for many years, since we first worked together at Tri-City Brokers. He is an outstanding broker/consultant and a great person.”

About EPIC:
EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property & 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 1,000 team members operating from offices across the U.S., providing Property Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 20,000 clients.

With run rate revenues approaching $300 million, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Backed by Oak Hill Capital Partners, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country. For additional information, please visit