Ed Santos, Founder & President

 

Partners Agency & Associates was founded by Ed Santos in May 2013 for the express purpose of providing insurance buyers – personal and business - with much needed personal attention and advice. 

Ed Santos’ insurance and reinsurance career spans over 40 years. He began his career as an insurance agent working with Sentry Insurance and most recently as an agent for Farmers Insurance Group. 

Prior to forming Partners Agency, Ed had an extensive insurance career in reinsurance. He was a Senior Vice President at reinsurance intermediary Gill and Roeser, where he specialized in political risk, trade credit and terrorism insurance strategies and solutions. A recognized expert in this area, Ed contributed to US and European business periodicals on these complex subjects and has spoken before The Export/Import Trade Association in NY and the Bankers, Exporters Association in Brazil.

His other reinsurance experience included senior management positions at Towers Perrin Reinsurance Intermediary (now Towers Watson); Arthur J. Gallagher Treaty Intermediaries, Inc., a subsidiary of Global Insurance Broker and publicly traded as Arthur J. Gallagher & Co); Thomas A. Greene & Company (a subsidiary of Alexander & Alexander, now Global Insurance Broker publicly traded as Aon Corp.); Fred S. James; and John F. Sullivan Company (a subsidiary of Alexander & Alexander, now Global Insurance Broker publicly traded as Aon Corp.).

Fluent in Spanish, Ed earned a BS degree from Montclair State University with a double major in Business Management and Marketing.

Ed’s claim to fame is that he played basketball at the nationally ranked Power House, St. Anthony High School for the Naismith Hall of Fame and legendary coach Bob Hurley. Ed was the founding Chairman of the St. Anthony High School Alumni Association.

To contact Ed, email him at Esantos@partnersagency.net or call him at (732) 809-0580.