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Ron has been instrumental in NFA’s growth for more than 30 years. He has successfully adjusted more than 2,000 insurance losses working for a wide range of clients. Ron earned the prestigious designation of Senior Professional Public Adjuster and is accredited by the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (NAPIA), of which he is past president. He was named Person of the Year by NAPIA for “outstanding leadership” and recently addressed the National Symposium of Insurance Commissioners at their conference in Florida. Ron is approved as an instructor by numberous State Insurance Departments, the New York State Bar Association, and the Society of CPAs. He graduated from Niagara University.

  • “Business Income Coverage: A critical and often overlooked area of Property Insurance”, co-written with Marshall Gilinsky of Anderson Kill & Olick
  • “Actual Cash Value and Replacement Cost Value: How to Get the Most from your Property Insurance”, co-written with Marshall Gilinsky of Anderson Kill & Olick
  • “When the Going Gets Tough: Getting Paid in Full on Your Superstorm Sandy Insurance Claim”, co-written with Marshall Gilinsky of Anderson Kill & Olick
  • “A Look Back at Insurance Law in 2008: New York’s Highest Court Confirms that Insurance Companies are Liable for Consequential Damages Just Like Anyone Else”, co-written with Marshall Gilinsky of  Anderson Kill & Olick
  • “Business Income Insurance: Having and Understanding this Coverage Can be Essential to a Company’s Survival”
  • “Replacement Cost Endorsement on a Fire Insurance Policy”, written for Government Risk     Management Manual, Supplement No. 117
  • “Replacement Cost Coverage: Filling the Void That Actual Cash Value Insurance Creates”, written for Disaster Recovery Journal
  • “First Party Insurance – Tips on Purchasing Insurance and Making Claims”; Monroe County Bar Association (MCBA) (April 2015)
  • “Disaster Recovery – Insurance”; Rotary International (March 2015)
  • “Catastrophic Response” presentation with NAPIA to National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC); Washington, DC (November 2014)
  • Insurance Women of Buffalo Inc. (November 12 2014)
  • “1st Party Posses – Commercial – Over the years”; NYPAA (September 2014)
  • “Ethics” panel; Wind Conference: NJ (May 2014)
  • “Hurricane Wind vs. Surge Timing”; Wind Conference: FL (January 2014)
  • “Fire Cause and Origin Investigations”; FPCC – RI (October 2013)
  • “Blanket Insurance Coverage; Margin Clause”; BOMA (October 2013)
  • “Concurrent Causation”; Harris Martin Superstorm Sandy Conference (February 2013)
  • “Sublimit & Deductible Issues”; AKO Policyholder Advisor Conference – Sandy Coverage Claims (Feb.2013)
  • “The Role of the Public Adjuster”; Port Liberte Condo Assoc.: NJ (November 2012)
  • “The Role of the Licensed Public Adjuster”; American Red Cross (June 2012)
  • “The Role of the Licensed Public Adjuster”; Monroe County Council of Governments (March 2012)
  • “Contingent Business Interruption– The Tsunami Effect”; FPPC – RI: (October 2011)
  • “Maximizing Business Income and Civil Authority Coverage After Disaster”; AKO Policyholder Advisor conference (September 2011)
  • “The Role of the Public Insurance Adjuster”; Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (May 2011)
  • “The Appraisal Process in the 21st Century”; Buffalo Claims Association – Education Day (November 2010)
  • “Legal Aspects of Egress and Ingress Restrictions As It Relates to Business Income and Acts of Civil Authority”; First Party Claims Conference (October 2010)
  • “Business Income and Extra Expense Claims”; First Party Claims Conference (October 2009)
  • “Everyday Issues in Handling Weather-Related Property Losses;”NAPIA/MAPIA/AKLA (November 2008)
  • “Everyday Issues in Handling Weather-Related Property Losses”; NAPIA/MAPIA (October 2008)
  • “Walking a Tightrope- Working with Public Adjusters”; RIA Convention, TX (March 2008)
  • “Ethical Adjusting in a Rapidly Changing Environment”; Windstorm Conference, FL (February 2008)
  • “Know the Ins and Outs of Your Insurance Coverage Before a Loss”; Niagara University (December 2007)
  • “Everyday Issues in Handling Weather-Related Property Losses”; NAPIA/MAPIA (October 2007)
  • “The Pros & Cons of Using a Public Adjuster”; American Association of Justice (AAJ) (Jul7 2007)
  • “A Case Study of a Commercial Risk Appraisal”; NAPIA (June 2007)
  • “Business Income”; Kornreich-NIA (June 2007)
  • “Special Challenges Catastrophe Claims have for Public Adjusters”; National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) President’s Symposium (January 2007)
  • “Property Loss”; AKO – Harvard Club (November 2006)
  • “Business Income”; Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (November 2006)
  • “Everyday Issues in Handling Weather-Related Property Losses”; NAPIA/MAPIA (October 2006)
  • “The Role of the Insured’s Adjuster”;   Upstate New York RIMS Chapter (September 2006)
  • “Property Losses”; NAPIA/MAPIA (October 2005)
  • “Broad Evidence”; Buffalo Claims Association- Education Day (May 2005)
  • “Business Income”; Brown & Brown (April 2005)
  • “Property Losses”; NAPIA/MAPIA (October 2004)
  • “Business Income”; National Association of Insurance Women (March 2004)
  • “Broad Evidence”; New York Public Adjusters Association (January 2004)
  • “Insurance Company Strategies”; NAPIA/MAPIA (October 2003)
  • “Business Income & Extra Expense”; NYS Society of Certified Public Accountants (July 2003)
  • “Business Income”; Buffalo Claims Association – Education Day (May 2003)
  • “Mold Remediation”; NFA- Buffalo and NFA-Syracuse (January 2003)
  • “Commercial Property Insurance & Business Income”; NYS Society of Certified Public Accountants (November 2002)
  • “Nuances Involved in BI Losses as a Result of 9/11”; AKLA Seminar (November 2002)
  • “Residential and Commercial Insurance Concerns-Advanced Issues”; NYS Bar Association (Spring 2001)