About Jeff Slivka
Jeff Slivka, ARM, CRIS
President, National Environmental and Construction Professional Liability Practice
Jeff Slivka is responsible for the underwriting/broking operations for the National Environmental and Construction Professional Liability Practice at RT New Day (formerly New Day Underwriting Managers LLC). In addition, he assists in establishing the strategic direction and vision for RT New Day. Jeff's expertise includes construction-related professional liability insurance (including contractor protective, owner protective and project professional liability programs), environmental insurance and risk management services associated with each.
Having worked with major brokerage firms, managing agencies and insurance carriers, Jeff spent over 20 years developing his skills at Aon, Arthur J. Gallagher, and ECS, Inc/XL Environmental. As a senior consultant/construction specialist in Aon's Environmental Group, Jeff served as the environmental and professional liability resource for all construction-related business and assisted in the sales and brokering of environmental and professional liability insurance programs for construction firms on an international basis. Jeff has assisted over 50% of the Engineering News Record (ENR) Top 400 Construction firms with managing environmental and/or professional liability. He has also been in the forefront of helping businesses address emerging concerns such as building information modeling (BIM) and green construction, conducting seminars on a variety of topics including integrated project delivery (IPD) and environmental risk management, developed mold management/awareness programs and authored versions of the contractor's professional liability and pollution liability insurance policies that are seen in the marketplace today.
Jeff serves as an active member on industry related committees and organizations including the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America's National Risk Management and Environmental Committees, the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) and the International Risk Management Institute (IRMI). He is the Environmental Risk Management and Design Liability columnist for the Expert Commentary on IRMI.com, which explores various issues on environmental and professional liability risk management. Jeff has given numerous professional presentations for AGC, CFMA, IRMI, Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA), Contractors Association of Eastern PA (CAEP), a/e ProNet, and other industry events.
Jeff received his Bachelor of Science degree in geology from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. He has completed the professional designations of Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS).