Joe, with his wife Silvana, established Arcuri & Associates in 1982, and over the past 30 plus years has protected thousands of individuals and business with their friendly, personal and professional insurance solutions.
Initially supporting construction and hospitality sectors, Joe grew the business to one of Melbourne’s most successful general brokerages. Joe has seen the globalisation of the industry and volatility of world events affect premiums. He knows that the industry has experienced allot more movements in price and quality of service and believes that the business and team stand out because of the genuine care they show to individual’s and their needs.
Working in insurance his whole life, Joe knows that his client’s loyalty does not come without hard work, commitment and an ethos of integrity and personal attention. Joe says “..personalised attention is everything to us, our biggest client is as important as our smallest client.” This approach is evident with up to three generations of families all utilising Joe’s, experience and knowledge to protect their assets. Joe is old school, he knows people, he knows business and has dedicated his life to family and community. You can catch him in the office, walking down Smith Street with his grandson or on the bowls green, just please don’t email him.
Andrew has spent his working life engineering, building, developing and consulting. He has worked in three different countries in Automotive Production, Manufacturing environments, Industrial Engineering and across all levels of Construction from shoveling sand to the writing of contracts. This background has provided a wealth of knowledge that span’s beyond insurance to wider business needs and Andrew is skilled at uncovering these needs and exposures.
Andrew understands the ins and out of business and this allows him to provide insights and advice of significant value. Protecting peoples most important assets, be it their home or business, Andrew knows people have invested a huge amount of time and energy to get where they are and he offers that equal commitment in ensuring these assets remain safe.
The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, and like Joe, Andrew likes helping people. He knows if he can protect assets then that avoids financial stress and pressure, which can potentially ruin business and families. He is skilled at defending client’s when they have been aggrieved and looking after people when they need assistance. Taking the time to listen, to understand and appreciate peoples perspectives means Andrew uncovers real exposures and his advice is always honest and genuine. Andrew likes the simple things in life, happy clients, happy family and his own popcorn at the movies.
Andrzej’s insurance career began in 1997 with a large international brokerage
firm holding senior roles in the Building and Construction Insurance space and then general commercial and domestic brokerage areas.
Andrzej is driven to deliver results, especially at claim time. He has the knowledge and experience that allows him to work through the most complicated of scenarios and still have his clients come out on top.
The types of people and business that he has worked with are as wide and varied as his movie collection. Andrzej has looked after Contract Works, Liability, Motor Vehicle, Management Liability, Business Packages, House & Contents, Professional Indemnity, Structural Defects, Strata etc… He has Pulp Fiction, The Dark Knight, The Godfather Trilogy, Frost/Nixon, Flying High, The Shawshank Redemption etc… It’s because of this diversity that makes every day interesting and he always loves a challenge.
Since 2008 Ashley has been working with people to understand their needs and their business’. With strong foundations in Farm & Crop, leading to Liability & Construction and then Medical Malpractice Liability & Indemnity Ashley has been ensuring people’s exposure to significant financial losses are protected. Working most recently in Motor Vehicle insurance, Home insurance, Landlord Insurance, ISR insurance, Public and Product Liability insurance, Commercial Property Insurance, Personal Accident & Illness, & Strata Insurance has allowed Ashley to work across a broad range of insurance products, peoples needs and business’s. Ashley is known for her positive relationships, strong communications skills and level of commitment.
Ashley has her Diploma of General Insurance Broking and in 2012 started as a committee member of the Young Insurance Professionals Australia & New Zealand, and eventually became the Victorian Vice President, ceasing in 2016. Ashley will miss the variety and challenges of broking while she takes maternity leave but she is looking forward to a whole lot of new variety and challenges that a baby brings!
Phuong My Lam
Phuong has been at the front line of both domestic and commercial financial and insurance products for over 10 years. Joining Arcuri Insurance late 2018 Phuong has taken on home and contents and vehicle insurance and she’s enjoying getting to know our client’s and the team. Phuong has a strong commitment to customer service, ensuring clients receive the right support, information and cover. When Phuong’s is not getting you the best products in vehicle, home and contents she learning about different cultures, planning travel and trying new foods. With her Vietnamese background and good grasp of Vietnamese language you can talk the right cover for you or the best Banh Mi.