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Robert Glasser

Managing Director
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Overview

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, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified in Financial Forensics, a Certified Insolvency and Reorganization Accountant, and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. He has more than 35 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 a wide range of industries, including hospitality, mortgage and real estate, manufacturing, and retail. He has also 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 was also the vice president of finance for a company with operations in Russia.

Mr. Glasser’s background also includes turnaround financial management assignments and extensive experience in corporate planning and analysis, controller responsibilities, and strategic planning.

Education

NYU Stern School of Business
MBA, Finance, 1982

University of Connecticut
B.S., Accounting, 1976

Employment History

FTI Consulting
Managing director
2015 - 2017

Aon Risk Solutions
Managing director
2013 - 2015

Dempsey Partners
Partner
2011 - 2013

BDO Consulting
Managing director
2004 - 2011

Tadiran Telecom, Inc.
Chief financial officer
2003 - 2004

Penn-Plax, Inc.
Chief financial officer
1998 - 2003

First Medical Group
Vice president, Finance
1997 - 1998

BDO Seidman
Partner
1992 - 1995

KPMG
Senior manager
1988 - 1992

Avon Products
Director
1979 - 1987

Avon Products
1976 - 1978

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

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)