Gallo|Thomas Insurance was founded by Thomas P. DiSanto, Jr. with a singular vision: to become a full-service agency offering clients the ease and convenience of one solution for all their personal and commercial insurance, risk management and benefit needs.
For almost 70 years, businesses and individuals throughout New England have been trusting Gallo|Thomas Insurance to protect their assets and livelihoods with a wide array of property and casualty insurance options. We represent over 30 distinguished carriers who enable us to provide the most cost-effective solutions backed by personal relationships with our clients that extend beyond the office and into the field during a crisis.
Our almost seven decades of experience ensure cost-effective solutions to help you manage risk in your personal and professional lives.
The relationships we build with our carriers and our clients extend beyond the office, into the field, creating the one-on-one connections you need in a crisis.
We consistently deliver the expertise, advocacy and trustworthiness our clients depend on to help navigate the risks of modern business and day-to-day life.
Proud of the Past. Focused on the Present. Prepared for the Future.
John R. Gallo begins his insurance careers as a licensed insurance broker.
Mr. Gallo earns a law degree from Northeastern University.
Mr. Gallo obtains an agency license and forms Plymouth Insurance Agency– located on Westminster Street in Providence, RI.
Donald C. Brewer joins the firm as a partner.
Agency moves into its new headquarters at 647 Oaklawn Avenue in Cranston, RI
Manny Michaels joins the firm and the agency is renamed Gallo, Brewer & Michaels, Inc.
Terrance A. Biafore joins the firm as a producer.
Statewide Insurance Agency, Inc. is formed by Terrance A. Biafore & Thomas P. DiSanto, Jr.
Thomas P. DiSanto, Jr. joins the firm as a life producer.
The Thomas Insurance Agency, Inc. is created by Thomas P. DiSanto, Jr.
Gallo, Brewer & Michaels, Inc. and The Thomas Insurance Agency, Inc. merge to form Gallo|Thomas Insurance Agency, Inc.
Agency moves to Calart Tower in Cranston, RI.
Gallo|Thomas moves its headquarters to Main Street in East Greenwich, RI where it forms one of Rhode Island’s first cluster agencies
With the passing of Thomas P. DiSanto Jr., Thomas J. DiSanto joins the firm as its President.
Gallo|Thomas re-establishes itself as an independent agency and relocates to Metro Center Boulevard in Warwick, RI.
Gallo|Thomas partners with Statewide Insurance Agency, Inc. and establishes an office in Narragansett, RI to service its South County area clients.
Agency celebrates its 65th Anniversary
Gallo|Thomas moves into its new headquarters on Metro Center Boulevard in Warwick, RI.
Gallo|Thomas acquires Botelho & Associates and establishes an office in Coventry, RI operated by Bob Botelho.
Gallo|Thomas acquires a book of business and hires Jay D. Murphy as a Vice President.
We are committed to quality, and to maintaining the highest levels of client service and moral and ethical behavior. Our commitment to these ideals has led to numerous awards and recognition.