Posts Tagged ‘Florida Department of Financial Services’

  • CFO Patronis’ Office to Host Live Insurance Phone Bank in Tampa

    Nov 14, 17 • 85 Views • FLDFSComments Off on CFO Patronis’ Office to Host Live Insurance Phone Bank in Tampa

    As Floridians continue the recovery process after Hurricane Irma, Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis is partnering with Tampa Bay news station Fox 13 to host a live phone bank to assist Floridians with their insurance questions, concerns and complaints....

  • Anna Alexopoulos Farrar Joins DFS as Communications Director

    Nov 14, 17 • 48 Views • FLDFSComments Off on Anna Alexopoulos Farrar Joins DFS as Communications Director

    Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis today announced that Anna Alexopoulos Farrar will join the Department of Financial Services (DFS) as Communications Director. In this capacity, she will oversee the communications strategy for the department. CFO...

  • CFO Patronis Honors the Department of Financial Services’ Veterans

    Nov 7, 17 • 52 Views • Awards & Recognition, FLDFS, Veterans Affairs/MilitaryComments Off on CFO Patronis Honors the Department of Financial Services’ Veterans

    During Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting, veterans working for the Department of Financial Services were honored for their service and the sacrifices they have made for Florida and our nation. Governor Scott presented each of the Department’s veterans with the...

  • $1 Million Work Comp Scam Leads to Arrest of Construction Company Owner

    Nov 3, 17 • 53 Views • FLDFSComments Off on $1 Million Work Comp Scam Leads to Arrest of Construction Company Owner

    Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis and the Department of Financial Services (DFS) today announced the recent arrest of Carlos Contreras, owner of DJC Builders & Construction. Contreras allegedly obtained a fraudulent workers’ compensation policy by...

  • CFO Patronis and Rep. McGhee to Co-Host Miami Insurance Forum

    Nov 1, 17 • 145 Views • FLDFSComments Off on CFO Patronis and Rep. McGhee to Co-Host Miami Insurance Forum

    MEDIA ADVISORY Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis today announced that the Department of Financial Services (DFS) will host a community insurance forum in Miami on Saturday, November 4 in partnership with Representative Kionne L. McGhee.  DFS insurance...

  • Elizabeth Boyd Promoted to Deputy Chief Financial Officer

    Oct 16, 17 • 143 Views • FLDFSComments Off on Elizabeth Boyd Promoted to Deputy Chief Financial Officer

    Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis today announced that the Department of Financial Services’ long-time Legislative Affairs Director Elizabeth Boyd has been promoted to Deputy Chief Financial Officer. In this new role, Elizabeth will oversee the...

  • DFS Law Enforcement Personnel Lands in Puerto Rico

    Oct 9, 17 • 177 Views • Emergency Response, FLDFS, Impact, WeatherComments Off on DFS Law Enforcement Personnel Lands in Puerto Rico

    On Sunday, Major Karl Morgan with the Department of Financial Services’ Bureau of Fire and Arson Investigations flew to San Juan, Puerto Rico alongside personnel from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Highway Patrol and Florida...

  • Patronis and Altmaier Stress Hurricane Irma Preparedness

    Sep 8, 17 • 142 Views • FLDFS, FLOIR, Government, Hurricane PreparednessComments Off on Patronis and Altmaier Stress Hurricane Irma Preparedness

    In advance of Hurricane Irma’s impact to Florida, CFO Jimmy Patronis and Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier are advising the state’s more than 20 million residents to take actions now and get prepared. “I know that Floridians have worked hard for...

  • First 2017 Unclaimed Property Auction Earns $1.194 Million

    Jul 29, 17 • 233 Views • FLDFS, Homepage SliderComments Off on First 2017 Unclaimed Property Auction Earns $1.194 Million

    Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis today announced that the first of two 2017 unclaimed property auctions, held Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, earned $1.194 million. All of the auction’s nearly 48,000 individual items sold, and the highest grossing...

  • Jimmy Patronis Brings Business Expertise to Department of Financial Services

    Jun 30, 17 • 435 Views • FLDFS, Homepage SliderComments Off on Jimmy Patronis Brings Business Expertise to Department of Financial Services

    Today in Tallahassee, Jimmy Patronis was officially sworn in as Florida’s Chief Financial Officer, replacing Jeff Atwater who is leaving state government to pursue a career in higher education. As a former member of the Florida House of Representatives and...