Robert Glasser is a managing director in BRG’s Business Insurance Claims practice and is based in New York.
He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified in Financial Forensics, a Certified Insolvency and Reorganization Accountant, and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. He has more than thirty-five years of diverse financial management, insurance claims, and accounting and forensic fraud investigation experience at public and private companies.
Mr. Glasser advises insured businesses on how to prepare and substantiate business interruption and property damage claims resulting from physical damage due to hurricanes and other perils. His experience covers industries including hospitality, mortgage and real estate, manufacturing, retail, and service organizations.
Mr. Glasser performs and leads domestic and international forensic fraud investigations concerning alleged acts of employee dishonesty, embezzlement, and corruption involving the preparation of claims with insurance coverage.
Mr. Glasser has also participated in financial reporting fraud investigations, including matters relating to revenue recognition and earnings management, including stock-option backdating. His experience covers industries including hospitality, mortgage and real estate, manufacturing, and retail. He also has participated in dispute resolution engagements and has been retained as an appraiser and court-appointed umpire.
Previously, Mr. Glasser was a managing director in the business insurance claims practice of a global business advisory firm, where he helped with insurance claims, litigation support, and loss quantification matters. He was also previously a regional director of a multinational risk management, insurance, and reinsurance corporation’s Property Claims Preparation, Advocacy and Valuation group, where he led the firm’s US East Coast insurance claims practice. Prior to that, he was a partner in a global risk management firm’s New York office, where he led the US East Coast Property and Business Interruption Claims practice. Before that, he led the Insurance Claim Services practice and performed forensic fraud investigations at a litigation, investigation, restructuring, valuation, and risk advisory services firm. He also served as the chief financial officer and executive vice president of an international telecommunications firm, as well as CFO of a product manufacturer and distribution company. He also was vice president of finance for a company with operations in Russia.
Mr. Glasser’s background includes turnaround financial management assignments and extensive experience in corporate planning and analysis, controller responsibilities, and strategic planning. His experience also includes cyber and ransomware insurance claims; employee theft insurance claims; fraud investigation engagements; loss of profit/damages litigation support; and pre-loss business interruption values calculations.
2015 – 2017
Aon Risk Solutions
2013 – 2015
2011 – 2013
2004 – 2011
Tadiran Telecom, Inc.
Chief financial officer
2003 – 2004
Chief financial officer
1998 – 2003
First Medical Group
Vice president, Finance
1997 – 1998
1992 – 1995
1988 – 1992
1979 – 1987
1976 – 1978
Licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York and Connecticut
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA)
Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
Areas of Expertise
New York University Stern School of Business
MBA, Finance, 1982
University of Connecticut
BS, Accounting, 1976