TEAM / David Altmaier
David Altmaier joined the Southern Group in 2023 after spending 14 years with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation. As the former top insurance regulator in Florida, David brings deep knowledge of the complex insurance market.
David began working for the Office of Insurance Regulation in 2008 after working as an insurance agent and high school math teacher. He quickly rose through the ranks of the Office of Insurance Regulation and was appointed to serve as the Florida Insurance Commissioner by the Financial Services Commission in 2016, a role he held until 2022. In his capacity as commissioner, he led the Office of Insurance Regulation and had oversight over one of the largest insurance markets in the world. Under David’s leadership, Florida passed a sweeping reform bill aimed at stabilizing the insurance market.
Throughout his tenure as commissioner, David was also heavily involved in national and international insurance regulatory policy. He served as the President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) in 2021, after serving as the President-elect in 2020 and Vice President in 2019. David also served as a Vice Chair of the Executive Committee for the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), representing insurance regulators and supervisors of more than 200 jurisdictions worldwide. In 2023, Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited appointed David to its board as a non-executive director.
In addition to his leadership roles in the insurance industry, David was appointed by Governor DeSantis to serve as a member Florida’s Blockchain Task Force and during the COVID-19 pandemic, was selected as a member of the Governor’s Re-Open Florida Task Force Industry Working Group on Agriculture, Finance, Government, Healthcare, Management and Professional Services.
David graduated from Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. He lives in Tallahassee.