About Us

dedicated to providing innovative solutions to
claims management

About Vision Risk Management Services

Vision Risk Management Services Inc., located in Long Island, New York is dedicated to providing innovative solutions to claims management. VR Management Services was founded on the principle that people make the difference.

The VR Management Services team works in unison to consistently provide risk managers with top-notch service that achieves claim outcomes that reduce the costs of risk.

VR Management Services believes that technology is crucial in the management of claims. Our technology platform is state of the art, with an emphasis on increased efficiency for our adjusters and accurate data management that meets client reporting needs.

The combined experience of the VR Management Services staff equals over 100 years in all lines of coverage.


Meet Our Staff


(631) 499-4000 ext. 102


Christine Abate

President | CEO


Ms. Abate started her insurance career in 1993 working in the Claims Administration Department at The Hartford Insurance Company. In 2001 she began working at Vision Risk Services as a Claims Specialist handling liability and workers’ compensation claims. In 2005, Ms. Abate was promoted to a claims adjuster position, gaining extensive experience handling more comprehensive claims. In 2012, Ms. Abate is a Licensed Independent Adjuster in the State of New York
Contact Christine by email: [email protected]

Erik Kangas

Executive V.P.| Claims Manager

(631) 499-4000 ext. 103


Erik Kangas started his insurance career at The Hartford Insurance Group in 1990.  There he worked his way up from the mail room to a claims supervisor of 23 employees in 2 short years.  He handled all aspects of insurance including homeowners, commercial business insurance and personal lines.  In the mid-90’s Mr. Kangas was assigned a strictly commercial lines desk, which enabled him to hone his skills further, becoming adroit in the area of analyzing coverage and policy interpretation.  In 2000, Mr. Kangas joined one of the nation’s largest third-party administrators as a claims supervisor overseeing a large staff of insurance professionals working on commercial accounts in and around the NYC area.  Mr. Kangas is a licensed NYS General Adjuster, enabling him to handle claims in all lines of insurance.  In 2003 Mr. Kangas joined VR Management Services as the team leader of the liability unit.  In 2017, Mr. Kangas became a partner and was promoted to Executive Vice-President and Claims Manager.
Contact Erik by email:  [email protected]

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