Joe Tessitore

Joseph P. Tessitore

Assistant Vice President

Joe is an Assistant Vice President in Cool Insuring’s Commercial Lines Division. Joe joined Cool Insuring in 1999. He started his insurance career in 1986 and was named a principal of McManus-Tessitore Agency in 1989. Joe predominately handles large national and regional property / casualty accounts throughout the Northeast, with many of them based in New York City. He has extensive experience addressing complex coverage issues, including environmental, difficult product liability placements, and clients with significant international operations.  Joe excels in contractual risk transfer issues and is well versed in the complexity of insuring the construction industry.


  • Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Marketing, Merrimack College  


  • Licensed NYS Broker
  • Licensed NYS Property and Casualty Agent
  • Licensed NYS Life, Accident and Health Agent
  • Chair of CNA’s Regional Agents Advisory PACER panel