Fort Orange Claim Service, Inc. was established on May 1, 1980. The company grew quickly to become one of the largest, regional, independent adjusting firms in New York State. With professional claims people across New York State, Fort Orange Claim Service is large enough to service any of your claims handling needs, yet flexible and nimble enough to respond to individual concerns of your company.

When Fort Orange Claim Service represents your company you can expect to receive:

  • 24-hour service from all locations
  • Fully staffed offices
  • A company-wide average experience level of over 25 years
  • Two-hour acknowledgment of loss
  • Itemized bills based on a Scheduled or Time & Expense billing
  • Dedicated professionals and a “Best in the Business” management team concept to ensure:
  • Immediate contacts – 2 hours or less
  • Timely Reports
  • A superior product upon which the insurance industry has come to rely

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill



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    P.O. Box 4426, Utica, NY 13504
  • Office:
    8467 Seneca Turnpike, Suite 4, New Hartford, New York 13413

Patrick began his adjusting career in 2006 with Fort Orange Claims Unlimited Services. He earned a degree in Paramedic/Science and worked at Kunkel Ambulance Service as a paramedic and field supervisor managing a staff up to 30 employees. He is experienced in estimating and with Xactimate. He is proficient in and excels as our Large Loss adjuster handling directly and supervising multi-million dollar claims.

Patrick attended SUNY Buffalo where he studied biology before completing his final year at Utica College. He also attended Utica’s School of Commerce. He attended RJMW Training School, The Adjusters School of Texas and Vale Training Advanced Casualty Adjusting. He is Haag Certified as a roof inspector and also holds multiple state adjusting licenses.

Patrick is a past President of Utica Claims Association. He is a member of the New York Claims Association, CLM, Utica, Syracuse and Buffalo Claim Associations. He has been a panel member at the Bad Faith Claims & Litigation Symposium for the American Conference Institute in San Francisco, Manhattan and Philadelphia.

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