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About our Firm

COASTLINE RISK is a specialty insurance brokerage formed to guide specific industries through the insurance roadmap. We have capitalized 50+ years of combined experience and diverse professional backgrounds to create a customer-centric philosophy that leverages our unique skills sets into creating long lasting business relationships with our clients. 


Coastline Risk is committed to cultivating a conscious well-informed community culture that promotes safety and responsibility. As the primary brokerage for industries in the East Coast, Coastline Risk has established itself in the community through strong mutually beneficial business relationships. Coastline has strived to be the premier provider of customized specialty insurance solutions to niche industry segments, and to provide our customers the best niche products and value-added services (beyond insurance).

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Meet The Team


Jim Boynton

President and Managing Principal

Jim focuses on commercial property and casualty insurance, helping businesses of all sizes to secure customized and competitively priced insurance policies. Jim specializes in counseling managers of specialty businesses, such as consultants, construction, real estate, and hospitality.

Art Catapang

CEO and Managing Principal

Art has a career which spans over 30 years in the insurance industry. He currently develops and implements specialty insurance programs to target industry segments. Art also manages retail operations and sales for a distribution channel of agents in the Northeast, and has specialized in insurance for industries including Real Estate, Hospitality, Transportation, and Sports and Entertainment.


Mike Hores

Commercial Lines Operations and Office Manager

Mike focuses on operations and technology, account management, and customer service. With years of experience as an operational leader in banking services, property management, and commercial insurance, Mike manages complex business profiles with a personalized approach.

Susan Birtwell

Group Health and Benefits Specialist

Susan specializes in customizing employee benefits programs: including life, disabilities, health and dental insurance. For over fifteen years, Susan has developed and serviced business we insure throughout the United States.

Elizabeth Paquette

Operations Manager Personal Lines

Elizabeth has been specializing in personal insurance in New England since 2010 and has a strong background in the Private Client sector. As your account manager, Elizabeth works with our top tier carriers to create an insurance portfolio that is unique to each clients’ individual needs.

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