Alliance Risk Group, Inc. started out as Alliance Worldwide Investigative Group, a company founded in 2005 by CEO Mario Pecoraro. In 2020, the company united its services under one name – Alliance Risk Group, Inc., one logo, and one mission – to reduce risk and inspire confidence!
Alliance Risk Group inspires confidence by providing risk mitigation solutions globally. The services include due-diligence based background investigations customizable to a variety of industries including banking/finance, technology, energy, gaming/hospitality, transportation, staffing, healthcare and more. Alliance also performs surveillance and complete SIU investigations for insurance and corporate professionals.
In addition, our litigation support team (formerly known as Avvocato Litigation Support International) offers complete legal support including service of process on a local, state, national and international level. We serve law firms of all sizes, in-house legal departments of major corporations and government agencies that need service of process anywhere.
Our claims adjusting team, (formerly known as Preferred Adjustment Company) provides full-service claims handling and property/casualty adjusting services for insurance carriers, self-insured companies, and attorneys. Alliance Risk Group’s experienced crew of adjusters are strategically located throughout New York and surrounding states. We are available to service claims on a regional and multi-state level.
Alliance Risk Group participates in many charitable giving projects. One of our favorite causes is CAPTAIN Youth and Family Services (Community Action for Parents, Teens, and interested Neighbors.) Their mission is to assist youth and families of Saratoga County, New York build a brighter future by addressing issues from leadership development to homelessness and poverty. Each Thanksgiving, the office donates grocery items and gift certificates for turkeys to families in need. We also participate in charitable walks and runs that assist worthy causes including Juvenile Diabetes Research, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer and Out of the Darkness suicide prevention walks. More about Alliance community service can be found on our Facebook, Twitter, and Linked-In social media posts.
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Alliance Risk Group, Inc. actively supports Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) throughout New York State.
Alliance Risk Group, Inc. is dedicated to providing the highest quality Risk Mitigation / Due-Diligence Investigative Services available. The firm operates on a client-needs based theory and always offers the most comprehensive cost-effective solutions to resolve client issues of concern.
We inspire confidence by partnering to provide actionable intelligence, detailed, timely communications and on-time performance.
CEO Mario Pecoraro founded Alliance Worldwide Investigative Group, Inc. to investigate liability and workers' compensation fraud and to conduct employee background checks for health care companies, hospitals and service industries. Having grown up working in a small, family-owned investigative company, he took the 15 years of experience he was exposed to and founded what is today a fully licensed, bonded and insured global investigative company.
Avvocato Litigation Support International, powered by Alliance Risk Group, was added to the suite of services offered. This division provides legal support and process serving on a local, state, national and international level.
In 2009, the company moved to its present 4,500 square foot office space located in Clifton Park, New York. This move represented the fourth relocation since 2006 to accommodate the company's rapid growth.
Alliance expanded its New York City operations with the establishment a sales office located at 5 Penn Plaza.
In addition to New York and New Jersey, the company is also licensed in Connecticut and Florida. Alliance also maintains a network of several hundred dedicated professionals in many states and countries to assist in all phases of national and international investigations. Mario Pecoraro is named one of the Albany Business Review's "40 under Forty" to honor his achievements as one of the Capital Region's most outstanding business people.
Alliance acquired Streamline Claims Service, a full service claims handling, property/casualty firm. This division offers property adjusting services with state-of-the art estimating, valuations and reporting. In addition, our casualty adjusting services include comprehensive statements, locus investigations, medical authorizations and prompt information for an all-inclusive investigation.
The company is launching a new website with a client portal system for each division where clients can log-in and access information 24 hours a day/7 days a week. In addition, Alliance is implementing a new database system for each division for better integration and customer service.
In March of 2013, Alliance Risk Group, Inc., (AWIG) acquired Shadow Investigations & Process Service Inc. The company had been operating as a full service investigative and legal support service company, servicing approximately 150 corporations and law firms throughout the greater New York City/Metropolitan Area. The acquisition provides enhanced investigative support for all industries on a variety of confidential matters, as well as augments the support we provide to corporate legal teams and law firms throughout New York. These services include insurance fraud investigations, employment background checks, background investigations, and service of process on a local, state, national and international level.
Alliance Risk Group adds new staff in all divisions to accommodate growth. New sales representatives are positioned in several geographic regions throughout the country. The company also expands its licensed states to include Pennsylvania.
Mario Pecoraro is becoming known as an international leader in the investigative industry and his is profiled in several regional and global publications. He appears on ABC's 20/20 as the "Gold standard for those who want to screen out the fakes."
Mario Pecoraro publishes a book available on Amazon.com: The Claim Game: Twenty Best Practices When Managing and Investigating Workers' Comp Claims and is interviewed by NBC Affiliate, WNYT.
Alliance was named 2016 Best Places to Work in the Capital Region by the Albany Business Review. Receives Certificate of Distinction for demonstrating a high level of employee engagement and satisfaction.
Alliance CEO, Mario Pecoraro purchases new office space for Corporate Headquarters located at 23 Executive Park Drive, Clifton Park, New York.
Alliance adds an experienced Director of Sales position to guide it through forecasted explosive growth and new employees are added to all divisions.
CEO Mario Pecoraro publishes book called “Avoiding Costly Hiring Mistakes” and continues to speak at national conferences on the topic of workplace violence, employment hiring best practices and risk mitigation in office environments.
Alliance Risk Group officially changes its name to Alliance Risk Group Inc. The change rebrands subsidiary companies, Preferred Adjustment Co. and Avvocato Litigation Support International under the Alliance Risk Group name with a united mission to reduce risk and inspire confidence across all service lines.