Tag: Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis

Staff ReportsOctober 25, 2018
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A contractors’ trade association lashed out Thursday against Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis over his warnings to insurance policyholders in the Hurricane Michael zone against signing assignment of benefits agreements. “Don’t let crooked contractors push you to sign away your insurance benefits,” one such advisory reads, delivered by Patronis via his Twitter feed. The message complained of […]

Michael MolineOctober 15, 2018
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An “extremely preliminary” report from the Office of Insurance Regulation shows that roughly 38,000 Hurricane Michael-related claims have come into Florida carriers thus far, and that paid losses have reached $5.7 million. “These numbers are extremely preliminary and will continue to rise in the days and weeks to come,” office spokesman Jon Moore said via email. […]

Michael MolineAugust 22, 2018
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Chris Gardner is out as chairman of Citizens Property Insurance Corp., Florida’s state-sponsored insurer of last resort, Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis announced Wednesday. Board member Gary Aubuchon will serve as interim chairman until Patronis names a permanent replacement. In a statement, Patronis referred to Gardner’s “resignation,” although Gardner had made it known he was interested in remaining […]

Staff ReportsAugust 13, 2018
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Hurricane Irma should have been warning enough, but insurance regulators in Tallahassee are underscoring the imperative for homeowners to make sure they’re carrying enough insurance, including flood coverage. Most flood policies typically take effect 30 days after purchase, officials said in a written statement issued last week. With the 2018 hurricane season nearing its peak, there’s […]


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