John Tallarida

Published on Sat, 01/16/2016 - 00:50
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John Tallarida
Staff position
Chief Carrier Officer, CEO of Costero Brokers, Ltd.
Staff Address
Heffernan Insurance Brokers
1820 Gateway Drive, #330
San Mateo, CA 94404

John began his insurance career with Chubb Insurance Group underwriting commercial insurance for financial institutions. He next worked for Alexander & Alexander where he specialized in the insurance needs of regional and national financial institutions and other professional service industries.

John joined Heffernan Insurance brokers in May 1991 as an insurance producer. In 1999, he assumed his first management role in our Petaluma office and has worked with many of our offices since then. 

John serves on the Board of Directors for Heffernan Group. As Executive Vice President, John’s responsibilities include managing the San Mateo office and supporting both the Southern California and London operations. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers (CIAB), an organization serving the top 100 brokers in the United States and abroad.

Born and raised in Marin County, Calif., John received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame. He is an avid skier and cyclist, and lives in the Oakland Hills with his wife and two daughters.