Operational Leadership

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 and New England, Fort Orange Claim Service is large enough to provide for any of your claims handling needs, yet flexible, personable, 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



  • Phone:
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  • Mail:
    P.O. Box 447
  • Office:
    635 Plank Road Clifton Park, NY 12065

Alan began his adjusting career in 1979 accepting a position with GAB Business Services.  He held the position of adjuster until he became a Senior Adjuster and Liability Supervisor.  After leaving GAB, he was employed by Fort Orange Claim Service as an Adjuster-In-Charge and promoted to Branch Manager of the Syracuse Branch.  He also was an Adjunct Professor of Insurance at Utica College of Syracuse University.

Alan graduated from Utica College of Syracuse University with a B.S. in Business Economics. He also attended schools at GAB for introductory, intermediate, and advanced Property and Casualty Adjusting as well as Vale Technical School for Automobile Appraisal and is also NFIP Certified.  Alan is a member of The New York Claims Association, CLM, Buffalo, Utica, Syracuse Claims Associations, and The NYSIU Association of New York.

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