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About the Commissioner

David Altmaier was appointed as Florida’s Insurance Commissioner on April 29, 2016 by the Financial Services Commission. He leads a 292-member team at the Office of Insurance Regulation (Office) overseeing a complex insurance marketplace in a state with one of the highest catastrophe exposures for hurricanes.

Commissioner Altmaier began his public service career with the Office in 2008, serving in various roles within the property and casualty business unit. These included Chief Analyst, Director of Property & Casualty Financial Oversight and Deputy Commissioner of Property and Casualty Insurance, which had the responsibility for the daily activities of the Property & Casualty Product Review and Financial Oversight business units.

He also serves as chair of the Workers’ Compensation 3-Member Panel and the Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board (FHIAB), both of which engage with a variety of stakeholders to develop legislative recommendations on these issues.

Commissioner Altmaier is active in his participation with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), where he is a member of several committees, task forces and working groups. He currently serves as chair of the Capital Adequacy Task Force, four working groups (Catastrophe Insurance, Creditor-Placed Insurance Model Act Review, ComFrame Development & Analysis and Group Capital Calculation), and was recently appointed as vice-chair of the Property & Casualty Insurance "C" Committee. He has also earned the NAIC’s Professional Insurance Regulation designation.

Prior to joining the Office, David worked as a Florida licensed 2-20 and 2-14 insurance agent and high school math teacher.

David graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2004 with a bachelors degree in Mathematics.