Tallahassee, FL – Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty recently announced that he is resigning effective May 2, 2016 to pursue other job opportunities. Commissioner McCarty has served as the only appointed Insurance Commissioner for the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation since it was originally created in 2003.
“The privilege of serving the people of Florida as Insurance Commissioner has been the highlight of my professional career,” McCarty stated. “I am proud of the tremendous accomplishments achieved during my tenure and am grateful to the outstanding and talented staff at the Office of Insurance Regulation who made them possible. It has been an honor to work with various Florida governors, cabinet members, legislators and industry stakeholders in meeting the many challenges faced by our state over the last 12 years.”
“I am looking forward to exploring new opportunities that will allow me to use the skills, knowledge and expertise I’ve gained as Insurance Commissioner. In the meantime, I will continue my service and provide whatever assistance is desired to facilitate a smooth transition.”
For a list of Commissioner McCarty’s accomplishments during his tenure with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, click here (PDF).
Source: FL OIR