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Join Us in Welcoming New Senior Property Adjuster

Jordan Collette
Senior Property Adjuster

Jordan joins Colonial with 15 years’ experience as an in-house property claims adjuster at two large insurance companies. Most recently, he was also a multi-line adjuster handling auto, casualty, property and workers’ compensation claims. He was a member of the Elite Storm Adjuster team at his most recent company, handling large and more complex storm-related losses. His role also included taking care of personal lines for high net worth insureds.

Jordan most enjoys the variety of situations that property claims present, and the independence associated with being on the road and traveling. He is licensed in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, and will be covering our Vermont territories.

He graduated from Johnson & Wales University with a degree in International Business and Market Research, but quickly found insurance adjusting and built his career in the field. He lives in Braintree, Vermont with his wife and … Read More

Colonial Welcomes New Senior Property Adjuster

James Doyle
Senior Property Adjuster

Colonial Adjustment is happy to announce the addition of James Doyle to our staff as Senior Property Adjuster. With 30 years’ experience as a property adjuster, Jim has an extensive background in residential, commercial, and large loss adjusting. He began his career in the construction trades, becoming a Certified Master Carpenter, and a licensed building inspector. He was approached by an insurance carrier who needed an adjuster with construction knowledge to handle large, complex building losses, and so began his adjusting career. Jim has handled extensive large losses across the country, including a great deal of agricultural industry and commercial losses.

He most enjoys the complexity of inspecting and reporting on property damage. His extensive background in construction allows him to communicate effectively with all stakeholders while working toward resolution.

Jim is a graduate of St. Michaels College with a BA in Economics. He is … Read More

Colonial Welcomes New Senior Casualty Adjuster

Jordan Bergeron, AIC-M, CLP, AINS, AIC, WCLA, LPCS

Senior Casualty Adjuster

Jordan joins Colonial with over 10 years of experience in the insurance industry, working in a variety of claims related roles. He began his career as a property and casualty adjuster with a large national insurance carrier. For the past eight years he has worked as a multi-line adjuster, as well as an Assistant Claims Manager, with a municipal risk insurance company.

His most recent work included employment law related claims. He is skilled in claims investigations and experienced in attending litigation and settlement conferences. His interest in insurance fraud investigations began during his studies at Granite State College, where he holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. He has continued to be committed to his education and expanding his knowledge, earning numerous distinctions and certifications as an insurance professional.

Jordan will be handling casualty claim assignments for Colonial primarily throughout Vermont. He is licensed … Read More

Colonial Welcomes New Auto Adjuster

Joe Lombardo
Residential Auto Adjuster

Please join us in welcoming our newest Auto Adjuster, Joe Lombardo. Joe joins us after a lengthy career as an international manufacturing supply chain and procurement broker. In 2015, he joined his son in the operation of a private investigations business with a focus on investigating claims for the insurance industry.

Joe’s vast experience lends itself very well to adjusting. Having traveled the world, and worked with hundreds of manufacturing teams and clients, Joe is very comfortable working with a wide variety of individuals and businesses. He has strong communication and management skills, as well as research and investigative abilities. Much of his investigative work has involved accident and medical investigation, gathering victim and witness statements, and conducting scene investigations.

He graduated from the University of Connecticut and attended the University of Hartford. He takes building his knowledge and certification base very seriously, pursuing continuing education opportunities … Read More

Colonial Welcomes New Senior Auto Adjuster

Jan Lander
Senior Auto Adjuster – South Portland Office

Please join us in welcoming Jan Lander to our Auto Adjusting team. Jan has 44 years of experience in claims adjusting, having worked for several large insurance carriers in a variety of personal and commercial claims adjusting roles. 

Jan has worked primarily in auto and homeowner’s insurance adjusting, conducting field investigations, facilitating auto damage appraisals, and evaluating casualty bodily injury and property damage cases. She is also experienced in handling cases in litigation and participating in ADR conferences. She has reinforced her experience with extensive training in policy interpretation, claims investigation and estimating methods over the course of her career. Jan comes to Colonial with a reputation of being a highly regarded adjuster and we are very excited to have her scope of knowledge and experience added to our auto division.

Jan is licensed in Maine and New Hampshire, and will … Read More

Colonial Welcomes New Senior Casualty Adjuster!

Paddy Griffin
Senior Casualty Adjuster

Paddy joins us with an impressive career as a Casualty Adjuster and Claims Manager. Her more than 20 years of experience include field claim investigation and adjusting, supervising a department of casualty claims adjusters for a large territory, and as a third-party administrator for municipal claims.

Paddy has been an adjuster for both insurance carriers and independent adjustment firms, which she credits for her considerable scope of knowledge. She is experienced in all types of personal and commercial lines of casualty claims, including both bodily injury and property damage claims. She is comfortable interpreting many aspects of liability policy coverages. She is also a Certified Paralegal, and is always advancing her knowledge and skills with continuing education and training courses.

Paddy is licensed in Maine and New Hampshire, and will cover casualty claims for us in both states.

She grew up in Medford, Massachusetts, and … Read More

Colonial Welcomes New Property Adjuster

Eddie Weddington
Property Adjuster – South Portland Office

Eddie joins Colonial with a strong agency background. He has been a regional office manager for a large national carrier for the past two years, where he handled policy sales and coverage explanation, as well as responding to a variety of questions from insureds and managing the overall needs of the office. 

Eddie was considering opening his own insurance agency when he was introduced to Colonial CEO, Scott Kidder. After several conversations about career opportunities in adjusting, he decided to broaden his profession and join our property adjusting team. Eddie brings a keen enthusiasm to learn and a contagious positive attitude to whatever he is working on. His remarkable communication skills, in combination with his attention to detail, are key qualities that contribute to his success! 

Eddie is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine with a degree in Criminology. He will … Read More

Our New Hampshire Team is Growing

Mary Cormier
Property Adjuster
Resident Adjuster- Londonderry, New Hampshire

Mary joins Colonial with 10 years’ experience as a property adjuster for a national independent adjustment firm. Her career also includes working with a third party administrator throughout New Hampshire, and she has handled daily and catastrophe claims throughout the country.

Mary most enjoys the wide variety of investigations required for daily property adjusting, and working to help insureds through the process with their claims. She is licensed in both New Hampshire and Maine and will be providing coverage for Colonial throughout New Hampshire.

In her free time, Mary enjoys home improvement projects. When she is not fixing up her home, she is caring for her 85-year-old mother, and spending  time with her three young grandchildren. Please join us in welcoming Mary to the Colonial family! She can be reached at 603-231-9344 or email: mcormier@colonialadj.com. … Read More