Florida

David Altmaier

David Altmaier

Commissioner

(Southeast Zone)

Mailing Address

Office of Insurance Regulation
The Larson Building
200 East Gaines Street, Rm 101A
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0305

Phone: (850) 413-5914

Fax: (850) 488-3334

NAIC Liaison

Christina Huff
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0305
Christina.Huff@floir.com
Main (850) 413-5906

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David Altmaier was appointed as the Florida Insurance Commissioner in April 2016 by the Financial Services Commission. He leads the Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) and has oversight of one of the largest insurance markets in the world. Under Altmaier’s leadership, OIR has worked to cultivate a market in Florida in which insurance products are reliable, available, and affordable.

Altmaier began his public service at OIR in 2008, serving in a number of roles including Chief Analyst of the Property and Casualty Financial Oversight unit and Deputy Commissioner of Property and Casualty Insurance.

Altmaier was voted President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) for 2021, after serving as President-Elect in 2020 and Vice President in 2019. In his role as NAIC President, Altmaier serves as Chair of the Executive Committee, Internal Administration Subcommittee, Government Relations Leadership Council, and Co-Chair of the Special Committee on Race and Insurance. Altmaier also serves as a Vice Chair of the Executive Committee for the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), representing insurance regulators and supervisors of more than 200 jurisdictions worldwide.

Altmaier was appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis to serve as a member of Florida’s Blockchain Task Force and during the COVID-19 pandemic, was selected as a member of the Governor’s Re-Open Florida Task Force Industry Working Group on Agriculture, Finance, Government, Healthcare, Management and Professional Services.

Prior to joining OIR, Altmaier worked as a Florida licensed 2-20 and 2-14 insurance agent and as a high school math teacher. Altmaier graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics.
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Florida

Jimmy Patronis

Jimmy Patronis

Chief Financial Officer

(Southeast Zone)

Mailing Address

Florida Department of Financial Services
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
J. Edwin Larson Building
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0301

Phone: (850) 413-3089

Fax: (850) 413-2950

NAIC Liaison

Sha’Ron James
Insurance Consumer Advocate
Room 776, Claude Pepper Building
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0308

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Jimmy Patronis is a native Floridian born and raised in Panama City. He earned his associate degree in restaurant management from Gulf Coast Community College and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Florida State University. He is a partner in a family-owned seafood restaurant called Captain Anderson’s, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017.

His public service career began as an intern in the FL Senate and the United Kingdom’s House of Commons. After graduation, Governor Lawton Chiles appointed him to the FL Elections Commission, and he was reappointed by Governor Jeb Bush. He served in the FL House of Representatives from 2006 to 2014, representing his hometown region in the FL Panhandle. He was appointed to serve on FL’s Public Service Commission, as well as the Constitution Revision Commission, which meets once every 20 years to propose changes to the state constitution.

Recognized for outstanding leadership in his hometown of Panama City and throughout FL, he is committed to active civic engagement and business development. He has chaired the Greater Panama City Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Council, served on the board of the Bay County Economic Development Alliance, the Salvation Army Advisory Board, the Bay County Chapter of the FL Restaurant and Lodging Association, and national president for the FL Vocational Industrial Clubs of America. He is a former trustee of the Gulf Coast Medical Center, and former director of the Bay Medical Center’s Foundation and Gulf Coast Community College Foundation Board. He was instrumental in the establishment of the Northwest FL Beaches International Airport in Panama City and has served as chairman and a board member of Bay County-Panama City International Airport and Industrial District.

Patronis and his wife, Katie, are proud parents to Jimmy Theo III and John Michael and are lifelong members of the Saint John’s Greek Orthodox Church.
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