Joe Charczenko has been a Partner of Construction Risk Partners since May of 2010, and is responsible for managing the company’s New York office. In Joe’s tenure at CRP, he has been focused on leading the company’s formal expansion into New York, quickly building an office, developing a strong team of surety and risk management professionals, and cultivating a strong stable of clients and strategic partners to expand Construction Risk Partners’ influence within the construction community. Joe continues to use his experience in understanding construction risk, strategic networking and developing teams to position Construction Risk Partners as a market leader serving the construction community.
Prior to joining Construction Risk Partners, Joe was an Assistant Vice President and Northeast Regional Construction Manager for Zurich. Joe joined Zurich in 2001 as a Construction Risk Engineer. After three years working with clients and brokers to improve and manage risk in loss control, Joe joined the Construction underwriting operation in a variety of roles including Customer Service Director and Casualty Underwriting Manager.
Prior to joining Zurich, Joe worked for Peter Kiewit Construction Company on the Boston Central Artery Project ("Big Dig") as an Estimator, Project Engineer and Superintendent. The experience he gained working with a large contractor on large projects has been invaluable to Joe as his career has evolved.
Joe received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering (Structural Design and Construction Project Management) from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA.