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Edward A. Tafaro

President & CEO

Ted Tafaro is one of the country's foremost experts on high-limit specialty life, accident, and disability products for clients with exceptional insurance needs – including celebrity athletes, entertainers, highly compensated executives, entrepreneurs, and professionals. Ted is a Lloyd's of London Cover-holder responsible for managing various underwriting authorities at Lloyd's that exceed $50,000,000 per individual risk. He is one of the most trusted and empowered underwriters in the industry.


Ted founded Exceptional Risk Advisors in 2006. And in a few short years, the firm has grown into a leading resource for elite advisors that serve high-earning clients and successful corporations. In 2008, Ted was named one of the "Top Forty Executives Under 40" by New Jersey's premier business news publication - NJBIZ. In 2010, Exceptional Risk Advisors, LLC was honored by Inc. Magazine as an Inc. 500 company which recognizes the country's fastest growing privately held companies. Ted is an active member of YPO – Young Presidents Organization, and sits on numerous non-profit boards.


Ted resides in Mahwah, New Jersey with his wife Cyndi, and three children. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, boating, and the outdoors with his family.