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Board of Assessment Appeals


Stan Galanski

Stan Galanski is a twenty year resident of Ridgefield.

From a professional career standpoint, Stan has worked for nearly 40 years in the property/casualty insurance industry. From 2003 until it’s May 2019 acquisition by The Hartford, he was President and CEO of The Navigators Group, Inc., a global specialty insurer. During that time, he relocated the corporate headquarters from New York to Connecticut and created over 200 new jobs in the state. Prior to Navigators, he held executive positions with AIG, Chubb and Intercargo Corporation. He recently formed G58 Capital to provide advisory services and investment to the insurance industry.

From a community perspective, Stan is Vice-Chairman of Kids in Crisis, a Fairfield County non-profit focused on protecting children; a member of the Board of Overseers of the School of Risk Management and Insurance of St. John’s University; an active member of St. Mary Catholic Church; and a member of Silver Spring Country Club and The University Club of New York. Previously Stan was a member of the Ridgefield Democratic Town Committee and for several years served as its Treasurer.
Stan is a cycling enthusiast, a Yankee fan and an avid music lover who can be regularly seen at CHIRP concerts and the Ridgefield Playhouse. He and his wife Susanne have three adult children, one grandchild and another on the way.

My Platform

My commitment is to consistently maintain the principles of integrity, transparency and fairness in the work and decision-making of the Board of Assessment Appeals.

Why I'm Running

I am running for Board of Assessment Appeals out of a strong desire to serve my community. As a 20 year resident, Ridgefield has been a wonderful place for Susanne and me to raise our family and we are committed to being active members of this robust and beautiful community.


Election day is November 5th, 2019


Your Neighbors • Your Priorities