Dan's Background

Daniel Rizzo has a longstanding career as a business owner and public servant in the city he calls home.Revere_Shine_042613_5890.JPG

Dan is a graduate of Emmanuel College in Boston and holds his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration.

Upon graduating Dan began a long career in public service and served in the United States Navy for six years. For over four of those six years he served aboard the Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Independence CV-62. During that time he participated in Operation Urgent Fury in Grenada, and responded to crises around the world including the in Persian Gulf and Beirut. He is the recipient of the Naval Expeditionary Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, and holds the designation of Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist. He is a member of the Beachmont VFW, Post 6712 and the American Legion, Post 0061.

Upon his discharge from the U.S. Navy, Dan founded his company, Rizzo Insurance Group, Inc., with his brother, Paul, and his father, Dan Sr. For over 20 years, Dan has served as President providing sound advice with regards to property and casualty insurance, as well as life and health insurance products for families and businesses in Suffolk, Middlesex and Essex Counties.

He is the recipient of the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation. Dan has assumed leadership roles in the Revere Business Community including President of the Revere Chamber of Commerce from 1995-1997 and as President of the Revere Rotary Club from 1992-1993. He is the recipient of Rotary International’s highest honor, the Paul Harris Fellow Award.

In 2000, Dan was elected to the Revere City Council and in 2009 was elected City Council President. In addition he served as Chairman of the DNC 04 Host Committee which dedicated and marked Revere Beach Reservation as a National Historic Landmark.

Dan is also proud of his affiliations and memberships to the Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge 1272, the St. Mary’s Holy Name Society, and The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks #1171.

Dan is married to Jane Fitzgerald Rizzo and has two sons