First National Insurance Agency, a unit of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, recently hired Michael Barbarita as managing director and chief operating officer.
In this role, Barbarita will oversee marketing, risk management services and bonds across the firm’s three-state market presence that includes Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. He will be based at the firms’s headquarters in Pittsburgh’s North Shore.
Barbarita has extensive insurance brokerage and account management experience. Previously, he spent three decades with Marsh USA Inc. in a variety of capacities. Most recently, he served as East Central partnership leader with responsibility for offices in Ohio, Kentucky and Pennsylvania, and as office head for the company’s Pittsburgh office.
First National Insurance Agency, an independent agent and broker, is one of the largest insurance agencies in Pennsylvania.