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**MEDIA ADVISORY** CFO Jeff Atwater and Commissioner David Altmaier to Host Insurance Roundtable Marking the End of Hurricane Season


Contact: Ashley Carr, CFO Atwater
(850) 413 - 2842
Contact: Amy Bogner, Commissioner Altmaier
(850) 413 - 2515
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – On Friday, December 2, 2016, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier will host a roundtable discussion focused on the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which ends today, November 30. Insurance company executives will join local leaders to discuss Hurricanes Hermine and Matthew, two storms that ended Florida’s decade-long hurricane-free streak.
Experts in their respective fields will present on topics including: the financial impact of the 2016 hurricane season, the federal flood insurance program, helping consumers through the insurance claims-filing process, and more.
Recent data reports show more than 100,000 insurance claims totaling $606 million in losses as a result of Hurricane Matthew and 18,000 insurance claims totaling $95 million as a result of
Hurricane Hermine.
WHAT:          2016 Hurricane Season Roundtable
WHERE:        Flagler College                        
                   Ringhaver Student Center, 2nd Floor Virginia Room
                   50 Sevilla Drive, St. Augustine, Fla.  
WHEN:           Friday, December 2
                       10:00am – 11:30am EST
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About the Department of Financial Services
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, a statewide elected official, oversees the Department of Financial Services. CFO Atwater’s priorities include fighting financial fraud, abuse and waste in government, reducing government spending and regulatory burdens that chase away businesses, and providing transparency and accountability in spending. Follow the activities of the Department on Facebook (FLDFS) and Twitter (@FLDFS).
About the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has primary responsibility for regulation, compliance and enforcement of statutes related to the business of insurance and the monitoring of industry markets. For more information about the Office, please visit or follow us on Twitter @FLOIR_comm and Facebook.