Jeffrey O’Connor, Vice President of Alex N. Sill Company, LLC,
has been elected President of the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (NAPIA) for
its 2019-2020 term.
The announcement was made today by David Barrack, Executive Director of NAPIA. NAPIA is
committed to establishing and exhibiting the highest standards for public adjusters
representing businesses, families and individuals with property insurance claims in their efforts
to obtain the maximum rightful payments from insurance companies.
O’Connor, who has attained the industry’s highest professional designation -- Senior
Professional Public Adjuster (SPPA) -- is the third Alex N. Sill executive to serve as President of
NAPIA. Robert L. Sill served as NAPIA President during the organization’s 1974-75 term and
Jack Kunz served in the same capacity in 2010-11. Sill also received NAPIA’s 1998 Person of the
Year Award for outstanding service to the association and/or the public adjusting profession.
"It has been my privilege to work with Jeff O'Connor in the many positions he has accepted on
behalf of NAPIA . . . committee member, committee chair, director and officer. No matter the
challenge, he has been up to the task. He will be a great president and I look forward to
supporting him in that role," said Barrack.
O’Connor joined the Cleveland, OH, based Alex N. Sill in 1992 and today directs the company’s
professional teams which provide urgent claim assistance to clients affected by catastrophes
throughout the United States, Canada, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Caribbean. He has been
a licensed public adjuster for nearly 35 years, serving as a skilled resource and advocate for
policyholders seeking maximum benefit from property damage claims. O’Connor will apply his
knowledge, expertise and leadership towards helping NAPIA, its 160 member firms and their
thousands of professionals provide the highest level of expert representation and advocacy to
their business and individual clients.
“I am honored to represent NAPIA as president. I am especially proud my peers throughout the
country demonstrated their faith by choosing me to represent the best interests of our
organization and our mission to skillfully represent and advocate for those seeking recovery
from property damage,” said O’Connor. O’Connor attended Walsh College in Troy, MI. He resides in Indianapolis, IN.
“Jeffrey deserves both the recognition as well as the opportunity to apply his outstanding level
of insight to aiding his colleagues throughout the public adjusting profession,” added Michael C.
Perlmuter, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alex N. Sill. “Furthermore, he will raise
awareness for the important accomplishments of public adjusters in their efforts to successfully
help property owners navigate the insurance process in the aftermath of damage resulting from
fire, natural disaster (tornado, hurricane, wind), explosion, vandalism and other calamities.”
National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters and Alex N. Sill Company, LLC
NAPIA (www.napia.com) based in Potomac Falls, VA, was established in
1951 to promote a higher standard for policyholder advocacy. Public
insurance adjusters are licensed to serve the general public and deliver
knowledgeable and experienced representation when filing a claim for
property damage. The founding members of NAPIA envisioned an
association that would provide the appropriate resources for
policyholder advocates in pursuit of successful claims resolution. Alex N Sill Company (www.sill.com) is among North Americas
leading public insurance claims adjusters, exclusively
representing business and property owners since 1928. Sill is
dedicated to helping clients successfully navigate the difficult
property claims process advocating on the clients behalf. The
company combines the power of its internationally acclaimed
resources with personal local support provided through its home
office in Cleveland and 15 regional offices across the United States