Our Leadership

Peter R. Porrino


Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Pete Porrino joined XL Group in 2011. His more than 30 years working in and advising the insurance industry include experience with accounting, finance, capital management, mergers and acquisitions, business operations and risk management.

Pete joined Ernst & Young as a CPA in 1978. He served in EY’s New York and National insurance practices for 15 years before leaving to take on senior management roles with several insurance companies, including Zurich Financial Services, where he served as CFO of Zurich Reinsurance Centre, Inc. He rejoined Ernst & Young in 1999 as Global Insurance Industry Leader and was responsible for overseeing worldwide insurance industry delivery of client services, thought leadership and strategic planning.

Pete has been an active contributor to insurance industry associations addressing critical issues. He has served on the AICPA Insurance Companies Committee, the AICPA Task Force on depositing accounting for reinsurance contracts and the G30 Task Force on systemic risk in the reinsurance industry. He holds an MBA from New York University and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from Pace University.

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