Colonial Claims Acquires Premier Adjusting and Catastrophe Services of Florida

February 3, 2021

Colonial Claims LLC, a nationwide independent insurance claims service companies, has acquired Tampa area business Premier Adjusting and Catastrophe Services, Inc., a first and third-party claims handler for residential and commercial losses.

The company said the move strengthens Colonial’s daily claims business and introduces appraisal and TPA services to its growing lines of business, while giving Premier access to additional resources to support its growth, including Colonial’s adjuster training and certification programs.

Premier’s core team of 12 employees – including Eileen O’Brien and Brian Auger – and more than 20 contract desk adjusters will continue to serve their customers out of the Oldsmar, Fla., office.

John Cerasuolo, Colonial Claims CEO, said the companies will work together to service any type of property, liability, specialty and catastrophe claims nationwide.

Colonial Claims contracts with more than 10,000 adjusters and has handled approximately $40 billion in damages since the company’s inception.

Colonial is based in Dunedin, Fla., and Lexington, Ky.

Topics Mergers Catastrophe Claims Florida

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