The Paolino Family founded the firm during 1950 in Providence, Rhode Island. Originally operating as Anthony C. Paolino Incorporated, the company began with an initial emphasis on coverages for families and real estate operations. Anthony J. Paolino emerged as the leader of the business during the first decade of operations. The company evolved into Paolino Insurance Agency, Inc. during the year 1963.
Mr. Paolino graduated from Bryant College of Rhode Island in 1949. After graduation and serving in the United States Navy, Mr. Paolino possessed the ambition and knowledge to found his own agency. Following many decades of service to his community and excellence in business, Mr. Paolino was succeeded as the principal by his two sons.
Today, the agency headquarters are located in the Financial District of downtown, Providence, Rhode Island. The office resides in the iconic 100 Westminster Building. The agency is owned by Principal and Owner Gregory A. Paolino (Boston College ‘84) and Principal and Owner Anthony J. Paolino Jr. (Boston College ‘76). These two executive officers jointly completed the purchase of the corporation and have continued to grow the agency's reputation since.
A sign of the firms continued evolution came with the announcement that Gregory A. Paolino, Jr. was promoted to President effective February 1, 2019. Gregory’s first decade of tenure consisted of work across multiple disciplines of Marketing, Sales, Personal Insurance, Business Insurance, and Brokering. As President, Gregory continues to lead the reshaping of the firm from general practice agency to a boutique, niche focused, specialized, management firm.