Construction Risk Partners appoint James Vendetti as Director

07 November 2017

JLT is committed to bringing the best specialists to their clients

JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), one of the world’s leading speciality risk advisors and brokers, is pleased to announce the appointment of James Vendetti as Director.

The appointment is part of JLT’s continued investment into our construction specialty further supporting JLT’s partnership with Construction Risk Partners (CRP) in January 2017. JLT is committed to building market leading teams to provide clients with an unmatched specialized capability and expertise within their specialty areas. 

Based in New York, Vendetti brings over 11 years of experience in Construction Risk Management to JLT’s Construction practice. Vendetti will join the CRP leadership team with the responsibility of assisting in the continued growth of the business. He will primarily focus on business development, managing existing client relationships, and assist in growing the CRP team. Most recently, Vendetti served as SVP for Starr Companies. Vendetti managed the Primary Construction, Environmental, and Transportation divisions, where his management responsibilities included, but weren’t limited to; growth, client relationships, P&L’s, and employee development. Vendetti launched Starr’s Primary Construction Division in 2010 and continued running the division until joining CRP. Prior to Starr Companies, Vendetti underwrote in the Primary Construction unit at AIG, focusing on National Wrap Ups and National Construction Clients.

“We are delighted to announce the appointment of James joining our Construction practice.” said Mike Rice, Chief Executive Officer at JLT Specialty USA. “JLT has over 400 construction experts across the globe, we have specialized resources to support clients wherever and whenever they need us.” 

“We are thrilled to welcome James to our team.” said Joe Charczenko, Partner, Construction Risk Partners a JLT Group Company. “James brings tremendous experience and insight to our clients and will be invaluable to the future of our company.” 

Vendetti holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Florida State University.

JLT encourages any potential applicants interested in rapidly developing their careers and becoming part of its U.S. Specialty team to contact Karen Isaacs at 215-309-4601,

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About JLT Specialty USA

JLT Specialty USA is the U.S. platform of the leading specialty business advisory firm, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group. Our experts have deep industry and product experience serving leading U.S. and global firms. Our key to client success is our freedom to be creative, collaborative, and analytical while challenging conventions, redefining problems, creating new analytical insights, and exploring new boundaries to deliver solutions for each client’s unique business and risks.

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