Javier Rivera Ríos
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
B5 Calle Tabonuco Street
Suite 216 PMB 356
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico 00968-3029
Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Antonio Rosselló Nevarez appointed Javier Rivera Ríos to serve as Insurance Commissioner of Puerto Rico, effective January 17, 2017.
Prior to being appointed Insurance Commissioner, Rivera worked for Real Advisors Group, LLC as the president and founder, providing strategic financial, insurance, and business management consulting to individuals, small business owners, service groups and mid-sized corporations. With more than 19 years of experience in the insurance industry and holding licenses as an Insurance Producer in Life, Disability and Property and Casualty from Puerto Rico Insurance Commissioner he maintained full authority for core business development functions, including sales, marketing and customer service. Created and executed strategic/tactical client-focused sales plans that target needs of local individuals and business enterprises guiding clients through the maze of options based on in-depth personal and business analysis reviewing business structure, assets, liabilities, income, insurance, taxes, investment and estate plans, and any other relevant factors which could contribute to financial weaknesses.
Rivera earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a minor in Accounting from Inter American University of Puerto Rico and received Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) and Florida State Authorize Financial Advisor designations. He is married to Yelitza Berríos. They are the proud parents of two children.