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Richard A. Buggy

Office Managing Partner, Hartford and Burlington

62 Memorial Road

Suite 100

West Hartford, Connecticut 06107-2207

United States

Rick Buggy is the Crowe LLP office managing partner in Hartford, Connecticut, and is responsible for overseeing the delivery of a full range of services. He specializes in providing tax consulting and compliance services to clients in the insurance industry. Rick also works with many of the firm’s not-for-profit and closely held business clients.

Rick has more than 25 years of professional experience in the areas of:

  • Captive insurance company taxation
  • Employee benefit plan compliance
  • Hospital and healthcare organization taxation
  • Trust and estate planning
  • Tax planning for business owners and executives

His expertise includes providing tax services related to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).

Prior to joining Crowe, Rick was a tax partner with a regional CPA firm.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants member
  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Vermont Captive Insurance Association member
  • Captive Insurance and Risk Retention Group Network member


  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Government
    University of Hartford
  • Master of Laws, Taxation
    Boston University
  • Juris Doctor
    University of Connecticut