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About Us

Who We Are

Cavallino Risk Management Inc. has been servicing the transportation market with the Right Truck Insurance at the Right Price® for over 25 years. Cavallino Risk has access to the top insurance markets that offer coverage for businesses of all sizes. This allows us to negotiate the best combination of price and insurance coverage customized to your needs.

Cavallino Risk Management Inc. combines national reach with local service to address the needs of small to large trucking fleets, charter buses and everything in between. We are niche professionals who ONLY serve the transportation industry. Let our friendly, multilingual staff help you find the right insurance protection at the right price®.

Our Staff

Frank Caponi

Chief Executive Officer

Frank has been CEO of Cavallino Risk Management for over 25 years with humble beginnings. He started this enterprise working out of a tiny second floor office in Astoria, Queens, NY where he began developing relationships and trust within the NYC taxi, black car, limousine, and public auto industries.

From there he expanded into buses and trucking, where his network of contacts and relationships is unmatched in the insurance industry. He is known and respected for his commitment to his clients and his trademarked promise of providing The Right Truck Insurance at the Right Price®.

Carla DiSalvo

Vice President, Operations Manager

Carla has been the engine driving Cavallino Risk Management for almost 15 years, she is an expert in presenting our clients to our extensive network of insurance markets. Carla was at the forefront of seeing the value of technology in providing a more expeditious and reliable service and oversaw the conversion of Cavallino Risk Management to a 100% paperless, cloud based office in 2008. Her service and expertise are unmatched in the industry.

Salman Arzu

Senior Account Executive

Salman began with Cavallino Risk Management back in the early days in Astoria, Queens. He is an insurance specialist in livery, private car service and trucking. He has an extensive network unmatched within the industry that he has developed during his 20 years in the NY Metro area.

Darrell L. Rawlinson

Account Executive

Darryl has been a licensed Property and Casualty insurance professional since 2017 and completed the Cavallino Risk rigorous Transportation Insurance Professional training course. Since that time, he has assisted clients with their insurance needs up and down the east coast of The United States.

Joseph Kovarik

Account Executive / Progressive Insurance Specialist

After several years with State Farm, Joseph join the transportation team at Cavallino Risk. He has quickly become a leader in transportation insurance for owner operators and small fleets utilizing his exceptional skills quoting Progressive and several other insurance company markets.

Richard Prestano

Account Executive
Rich has joined the Cavallino Risk transportation team completing his training this year after running his own transportation company for over 20 years.

Robert Langer

Account Executive/ New Jersey

Robert received his property and casualty license back in 2005 and went to work for Hub International and Wells Fargo Bank, quickly gaining a reputation as the go to broker for complicated risk. Over the past 15 years, he has applied his skills to the transportation industry and is at the top of his game assisting Cavallino Risk clients with their insurance needs.

Robert Rock

Account Executive/Delaware, Maryland, Virginia
Robert oversees Cavallino Risk’s Virginia office in Leesburg, VA. As a 20 years resident in Northern Virginia, he has watched the growth of the area and has assisted the local transportation companies with their insurance needs as the area has become a regional transportation hub.

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