Jeremiah Kiefer

Executive General Adjuster, Chief Building Consultant

Introduction

Jeremiah transitioned from construction company ownership and management to the claims arena during the chaotic 2005 hurricane season.  14 years later, and after having handled in excess of 5,000 property claims, he brings to the table an unparalleled worth ethic and dedication to constantly increasing his industry specific knowledge base.  In addition to being the founder of Deft Consultants, Jeremiah serves our firm as in-house chief building consultant, executive general adjuster, and appraiser.

 New Orleans, LA and Tampa, FL

  • (504)-810-8880
  • jkiefer@thedeftgroup.com
  • Deft Claims– Founder, Executive General Adjuster
  • Deft Tech – Founder, Industry Analyst
  • IAS Claim Services – Regional General Adjuster 2017-2018
  • Eagle Adjusting Services | Ryze Claims Solutions – General Adjuster 2007-2016
  • Quick Cat Claims – Claims Manager, Claims Adjuster 2005-2007
  • Great Dane Construction – Owner, General Contractor 2002-2005
  • CGA (certified general adjuster)
  • CFGA (certified flood general adjuster)
  • HCI – R (Haag Certified Roof Inspector – Residential)
  • HCI – C (Haag Certified Roof Inspector – Commercial)
  • NFIP #05070148 (flood – manufactured home, residential, small commercial, large commercial, and RCBP)
  • Windstorm Insurance Network #48983363 (certified appraiser)
  • State insurance adjuster licensing
    • Alabama #711522 – property & casualty
    • Arkansas #8654394 – property & casualty
    • Florida #P016500 – 6-20 all lines (resident)
    • Georgia #3213174 – property & casualty
    • Louisiana #467498 – property & casualty
    • Mississippi #10047863 – independent adjuster
    • North Carolina #8654394
    • South Carolina #919786 – property, casualty, personal lines, commercial lines
    • Texas #1463865 – adjuster all-lines
  • SCGA (CGA and CFGA designations)
  • PLRB (Deft companies affiliate member)
  • Windstorm Insurance Network #48983363 (certified appraiser)
  • Louisiana Claims Association #49456990 (general member)
  • Washington University (St. Louis, MO)
  • Tufts University (Boston, MA)
  • Osceola High School (Osceola, MO)