Office Statement on the Appointment of Florida's New Insurance Commissioner
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the Financial Services Commission appointed David Altmaier as the new Insurance Commissioner for the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation. Mr. Altmaier will succeed Kevin M. McCarty, who has served as the incumbent in this position since 2003.
Mr. Altmaier has been an employee of the Office since 2008 and most recently served as Deputy Commissioner for Property and Casualty Insurance. In this role, he provided regulatory, legislative, and policy support to the Insurance Commissioner, while also overseeing the Product Review and Financial Oversight business units. During his time with the Office, Mr. Altmaier has held various roles within the property and casualty business unit to include Chief Analyst and as Director of Property & Casualty Financial Oversight.
On a national level, Mr. Altmaier is well respected for his participation with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), where he is Chair of the Capital Adequacy Task Force, Creditor-Placed Insurance Model Act Review Working Group, and Group Calculation Working Group.
“I am so proud of David’s appointment today and of Belinda Miller, Rich Robleto, and Eric Johnson, who also interviewed for this position and demonstrated the depth and breadth of knowledge at the Office,” stated Florida’s Insurance Commissioner, Kevin M. McCarty. “Florida’s insurance consumers will be in good hands under David’s thoughtful and patient leadership and he will have the benefit of an exceptional team of individuals to assist him.”
“I am humbled by the support of the Financial Services Commission and look forward to serving the insurance consumers of Florida,” stated incoming Insurance Commissioner, David Altmaier.