Council Members

The Hartford

Robert Paiano was appointed executive vice president and chief risk officer for The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. in 2017. He is responsible for oversight of insurance, market, credit and operational risks and risk management practices across the enterprise. Previously, he served as senior vice president and treasurer overseeing capital management, corporate banking and treasury operations. 


Mr. Paiano joined The Hartford in 1996 as senior vice president, Corporate Finance and has held various leadership roles including overseeing investment strategy for the company’s $65 billion general account investment portfolio, catastrophe risk management, ceded reinsurance and enterprise risk management. 


Prior to joining The Hartford, Mr. Paiano held executive positions at American Express Co., Citicorp Inc., First Interstate Bancorp and ITT Residential Capital. He received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees from Arizona State University. 


About The Hartford

The Hartford is a leader in property and casualty insurance, group benefits and mutual funds. With more than 200 years of expertise, The Hartford is widely recognized for its service excellence, sustainability practices, trust and integrity. More information on the company and its financial performance is available at Follow us on Twitter at 


The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., (NYSE: HIG) operates through its subsidiaries under the brand name, The Hartford, and is headquartered in Hartford, Conn. For additional details, please read The Hartford’s legal notice.