Division Director

Toma Wilkerson

Assistant Division Director

Mary Linzee Branham

Division of Rehabilitation and Liquidation
Alexander Building
2020 Capital Circle SE
Suite 310
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Frequently Asked Questions
Sawgrass Mutual Insurance Company

Background Information

Sawgrass Mutual Insurance Company (“Sawgrass”) was ordered into receivership for purposes of liquidation by the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Leon County, Florida effective October 1, 2018. The Florida Department of Financial Services is the court appointed Receiver of Sawgrass.

Sawgrass was a homeowners insurance company located in Sunrise, Florida. Sawgrass was licensed in Florida in 2007 as a domestic insurer and commenced business in 2009. Sawgrass had no active polices at liquidation.

Is my insurance policy still in force?

​No. All insurance policies issued by Sawgrass were cancelled on September 1, 2017. Heritage Property & Casualty Insurance Company (“Heritage”) provided replacement policies for Sawgrass policyholders. Heritage will respond to questions from policyholders at (855) 620-9978.

How do I report a new claim related to a Sawgrass policy?

​Please report all new claims to Heritage at (855) 415-7120 Option 1.

If I have already filed a claim related to a Sawgrass insurance policy, will the Liquidation affect the status of my claim?

No. Any questions regarding the status of your claim should be directed to Heritage at (855) 415-7120 Option 1.

Who do I call for non-claims related questions?

​If you have any non-claims related questions regarding the receivership, please contact the Department of Financial Services at Consumer.Services@myfloridacfo.com or by calling (850) 413-3081 or toll free at 1-800-882-3054.