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Vincent L. Laurenzano joined Stroock’s Insurance Practice in 1997 with over thirty years of experience in the New York State Insurance Department, where he served most recently as Assistant Deputy Superintendent and Chief Examiner of the Financial Condition Property/Casualty Bureau. In that position, he was responsible for examining and regulating the financial condition of all property/casualty, financial guaranty, mortgage guaranty, title and health-only insurance companies licensed in New York. The Bureau also oversaw a broad range of operational and financial matters including demutualizations, restructurings of securities offerings, licensing of insurers and determination of their solvency, and review of mergers and acquisitions, affiliate transactions and investments.

As a consultant to the Firm, Mr. Laurenzano advises clients on insurance regulatory issues and clients engaged in insurance-related mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity offerings, restructuring of assets and liabilities, and structured finance and derivatives transactions designed to transfer insurance risk to the capital markets.


  • Certified Financial Examiner (CFE)

Selected Activities

Mr. Laurenzano previously served as chair on several National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) committees, including the Risk-Based Capital (EX-4) Task Force, Property and Casualty Reinsurance Study Group and Catastrophe Insurance (C) Working Group Catastrophe Reserve Subgroup.

He was also the recipient of the NAIC Robert Dineen Award for Outstanding Service and Contribution to the Regulation of Insurance.


B.S., Fordham University, 1964