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Michael C. Avalone, CIC, CRM

Vice President, Governmental Risk Management Practice Leader


Michael Avalone has served for more than 25 years as the Risk Management Consultant to the Ocean County Municipal Joint Insurance Fund, which includes 31 municipalities and also the Monmouth Municipal Joint Insurance Fund, which includes 38 municipalities. Avalone also serves as Risk Management Consultant/Broker to members of he TRICO, BURLCO, Atlantic, Camden, NJUA, Central, and Garden State Joint Insurance Funds.

Avalone is also the Underwriting Manager for the New Jersey Municipal Environmental Joint Insurance Fund which has provided environmental liability insurance and risk management to over 300 public entities in New Jersey since 1993. He previously served as the Executive Director of the Central Jersey Joint Insurance Fund.


Prior to joining Conner Strong & Buckelew, Avalone worked for the Aetna Life & Casualty Company where he managed the underwriting and placement activities of Philadelphia and suburb insurance agencies. Additionally, he successfully introduced automation-based marketing programs to generate new business.

Saint Joseph’s University – Bachelor of the Arts

Professional Designations
Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC)
Certified Risk Manager (CRM)

Community Involvement
Avalone is the former president of New Jersey Young Insurance Professionals. He has also had involvement with the Young Agents Council, Professional Insurance Agents and the Public Risk and Insurance Management Association. He is currently a member of the Ocean County Mayors’ Association and the Municipal Utility Authorities Association Participating to raise scholarship funds for post secondary education. He is a member of the Association of Environmental Authorities, PRIMA (Public Risk Management Association) and AGRIP (Association of Governmental Risk Pools).