Tag Archives: MC1989

JUPDATE: LaRocca, Michael [MC1989] id-ed by McEneney, Mike (MC1953)


JNEWS: LaRocca, Michael [MC1989] Head Property & Specialty Lines NA @ Swiss Re


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Dear John,

                 I believe that Michael, is a member of the Class of 1989.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

LaRocca, Michael [MC1989]

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JNEWS: LaRocca, Michael [MC1989] Head Property & Specialty Lines NA @ Swiss Re



Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints Michael LaRocca as Head Property & Specialty Lines North America
5th November 2018

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Swiss Re Corporate Solutions appoints Michael LaRocca as Head Property & Specialty Lines North America, effective November 7, 2018. In this role, Mr. LaRocca will be responsible for managing the strategy, development and performance of the company’s Property & Specialty Lines portfolio.

Based in New York, he will oversee the General Property, Energy Property, Excess & Surplus Property, Engineering & Construction, General Aviation and Marine teams throughout the US and Canada.

“With Michael’s appointment, we gain a leader with a strong track record in the commercial insurance industry to oversee our North American Property & Specialty Lines business and continue to provide clients and brokers with the knowledge, coverage and service they have come to expect,” states Ivan Gonzalez, CEO North America, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions. “Michael’s experience and expertise will also help us advance our strategic aspirations, in particular, developing our international programs to serve mid-sized and large companies headquartered in the US and Canada.”  

An industry veteran, Mr. LaRocca brings twenty-five years of experience to this role. He has held numerous leadership positions and has a strong underwriting and client-focused background. Mr. LaRocca holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College.

With 20 offices in North America, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients and brokers throughout the region by providing financial protection from a wide range of risks. 

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LaRocca, Michael [MC????]

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Dear John,

                 I believe that Michael, is a member of the Class of 1989.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

LaRocca, Michael [MC1989]

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JNEWS: McCarra-Fitzpatrick MaryAnn (MC1989) is in Peekskill exhibit


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McCarra-Fitzpatrick MaryAnn (MC1989)

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JLINKEDIN: Colonna, Robert M. [MC1989] Section Manager at Con Edison



Colonna, Robert M. [MC1989]
Section Manager at Con Edison
Greater New York City Area
Almost 29 years of experience in Operations, Engineering and Project Management with Consolidated Edison Company of New York. I have held numerous positions of leadership in Steam Operations and Central Engineering, managing operating groups at the East River Generating Station as the Technical and Maintenance manager, managing a team of Engineers as the Project Engineering manager in Central Engineering, managing the Environmental Health & Safety group in Steam Distribution and currently managing the Quality Assurance group in Gas Operations.

I am certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) with diverse experience. At Con Edison my project management experience includes working as a Project Manager for the sale of Electric Generating Assets, on a major Repowering project at the East River Generating Station and managing the 2016 Electric and Gas Rate Case submittals. 

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JEMAIL: O’Sullivan, Neil T. (MC1989) recruits Young, William P. (MC1989)


Good Morning John,

Please include Billy Young on the list.   His information is below.

Neil O’S

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From: Young, William P.  
Sent: Sunday, April 01, 2018 8:35 PM
To: Neil T O’Sullivan 
Subject: RE: [EXTERNAL] FW: JASPER JOTTINGS Week 11 – 2018 Mar 18

This email address is fine.

Engineering degree in 1989, MBA in 1993.

William P. Young
Manager – Fuel Procurement, Supply and Trading
PSEG Energy Resources & Trade, LLC

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Young, William P. [MC1989]

O’Sullivan, Neil T. (MC1990)

[JR: The self-service address is http://eepurl.com/NAy_D ]

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JNEWS: Young, William [MC1989] 2018 Hibernian



By rctadmin on March 15, 2018

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The 2018 Hibernian of the Year honoree is William Young. Young was born in the Manhattan to John and Mary Jo Young (née Brett) in 1965. His father is a retired New York City Police officer and his mother is now retired from the Town of Orangetown town Clerk’s Office. His parents moved the family from the Bronx to Pearl River in 1977, where Young and his three siblings, Nora, John and Mary Kate, attended Pearl River High School. He graduated from Pearl River HS in 1983.

Young attended Manhattan College where he received his Bachelors of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering in 1989 and his MBA in 1993. After graduating from Manhattan College, Bill joined PSE&G, a New Jersey-based utility, where he has held various engineering and management positions. He has been with PSE&G for twenty-nine years and is currently the Manager of Fuel Supply for PSE&G Power in Newark, NJ.

While at Manhattan College, Young met his wife, Lois FitzPatrick, who is from Manhasset, NY and a graduate of the College of Mount St. Vincent in Riverdale, NY. They recently celebrated their twenty-sixth wedding anniversary in November and reside in Nanuet with their three daughters: Kerry – a Marist College graduate and a kindergarten teacher at the Good Shepherd School in Inwood, Megan – a graduate of Boston College and currently in the doctorate of physical therapy program at Northeastern University, and Kiera – a junior at Siena College studying psychology. His daughters have all danced for the Inishfree School of Irish Dance out of the AOH, performing in many shows for Division III. They have competed at the Open Championship level nationally and internationally in Ireland, England, and Scotland.

Young has been a member of AOH Division III in Pearl River since 2004 and has been the divisions Financial Secretary for the last ten years. He became vice president of the Rockland County AOH in June 2017. He has been a member of the Town of Orangetown Planning Board twelve years and is a past board member of the Nanuet Black & Gold sports club. He has served on the scholarship committees of both the AOH and Nanuet Black & Gold club and is actively involved in their community sponsored events.

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Young, William [MC1989] 

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JLINKEDIN: Ferraro, Joseph A. [MC1989] Director Direct Response @ The Jackson Laboratory



Ferraro, Joseph A. [MC1989]
Director Direct Response Fundraising and Social Outreach at The Jackson Laboratory
Greater New York City Area

As a professional with more than 25 years of hands-on organizational transformation driving innovation stewarding donors, and performing marketing management for nonprofit fundraising programs, I possess deep understanding and experience in the fundraising industry, delivering breakthrough thinking and results. I have been heavily involved in the definition of best practices and procedures that lead to record-setting sales and increased fundraising. 

With a unique ability to consult with diverse individuals and convey messages to various departments, I have been recognized as a subject matter expert in multiple facets. I have forged long-lasting relationships with existing stakeholders, and I build new partnerships based on honesty and trust. 

I increased acquired donors by more than 400% and national income over previous years by 20%, leading to more than $250MM of donor funds.

I utilize a professional history of guiding projects from the early stages of initiating, through planning and execution, and finally close. I have collected lessons learned and I have implemented new protocol, as a result.

Engage with clients while providing comprehensive and integrated direct response fundraising services including 1-to-1 communication, mail, phone, online, and email to advance organizations’ missions. 

With increasing responsibility in each of my positions, I have developed strong rapport with staff and stakeholders, while driving the overarching strategic vision. I understand the operations and logistics of unique projects, and I have mitigated operating challenges early in the process. With a unique ability to forge strong business relationships with strategic startups and with existing and highly complex clients, I exemplify the ability to collaborate using appropriate business and/or technical acumen.

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