• Illinois
  • Non-resident License: Texas


  • Chicago Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association (CCBFA)
  • Northern Border Customs Broker Association (NBCBA)
  • Detroit Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association (DCBFA)

Joe Chillino

Regional Vice President


Last updated on August 14th, 2018

As a licensed insurance broker and Regional Vice President at Roanoke Trade, Joe Chillino oversees the sales and operations of the Chicago, Boston and Baltimore offices. His responsibilities include managing client relationships, monitoring underwriting practices, seeking new business opportunities, overseeing sales and product initiatives and ensuring that operations run consistently and efficiently. His specialties include cargo insurance, cargo liabilities, customs bonds, professional liability insurance and commercial lines insurance. Joe is an approved Lloyd’s of London coverholder and presently holds underwriting authority for Munich Re Syndicate, Ltd.

Joe joined Roanoke in 2006, and has gained valuable insurance experience throughout Roanoke Trade’s organization in various departments, including marine, claims and sales. As Marine Manager of the Roanoke Houston office, Joe succeeded in significantly increasing the book of business while maintaining a profitable loss ratio. Most importantly, he ensured that clients felt they were given the customer service and attention that they expect and deserve.

Joe is a regular contributor to Breakbulk, a Journal of Commerce publication, among other publications and has spoken on panels for various industry events including the Breakbulk Conference, the Export University and the NCBFAA Education Institution (NEI). Joe attended the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University where he received two Bachelor of Science degrees in Finance and Business Marketing.

Roanoke Trade, a division of Roanoke Insurance Group and part of Munich Re Specialty Group Ltd., operates as a specialty insurance broker focused on surety and insurance solutions for transportation intermediaries, 3PLs, customs brokers and companies with supply chains, and is a leading provider of customs bonds, marine cargo insurance and ATA Carnets for the industry.

We can never forget that our clients are our top priority. Focusing on their success helps us achieve ours.

– Joe Chillino