In Remembrance

Richard Guarini
September 8, 1953 to August 2, 2017

NASBP was saddened to learn of the passing of NASBP activist Richard Guarini, 63, of Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc. of Jericho, NY. Rich passed away August 2 ,2017, while vacationing in Arizona. His career spanned 40-plus years underwriting commercial crime fidelity and construction contract surety at Continental Surety, Marsh, and then the Treiber Agency (now Arthur J. Gallagher). He was active in NASBP and the New York City Surety Association. A visitation and service were held earlier this month at the Massapequa Funeral Home, South Chapel, Massapequa Park, NY and the St Mary's Church Amityville, NY. View the obituary and consider posting a condolence message for Rich's family at the funeral home's site or at

NASBP colleagues and friends shared condolences and comments below:
"He was a surety professional and will be deeply missed in our Industry."--Novica Prekpala, Blaise Group NY LLC

"Rich was from Brooklyn. We first met when I was in charge of bonds at Fred S. James and he was in charge of bonds at Marsh. We remained friends for the next 30 years. He was a quiet leader in our industry who had a great reputation."--William J. Maroney, Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA

"I was so sorry to hear of his passing. I had the pleasure of working with him in 1986 at Marsh. He was always so nice. Last year he wrote to me to congratulate me on my anniversary. What a nice man. May he RIP."--Migdalia Otero

"Rich's sincerity, approachability, and wealth of knowledge were [immediately apparent] to anyone who dealt with him. Time and again Rich proved to be a valued business ally and a gentleman, and he [certainly] will be missed."--Awni Naber, Naber Electric Inc

"Rich and his family are in my thoughts and prayers. He was a wonderful person. He will be missed."--Michele Dery, Arthur J. Gallagher

"So sorry to hear of Rich's passing. He was a good man!"--Zach Mendelson, Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA

"A classy man. He will be sorely missed."--Robert Finnell

"Thank you all for your warm condolences. I will be sure to let Rich's family know how beloved his was in the industry."--Mary Ann Mendez, Lois Treiber and the Entire Staff of Arthur J. Gallagher.

NASBP extends its deepest condolences and prayers to the Guarini family.