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National General Adjuster

Jim Derbes

National General Adjuster


Jim began his career in the oil and chemical refinery field as an electrician. He later transitioned to a career as an independent flood adjuster in 2012. Jim first started doing contract work with McLarens in 2017, before joining McLarens full-time the following year. Jim’s focus has been working a variety of large losses throughout the Southeast and along the East Coast, often as a member of the McLarens CAT Team. Jim is licensed in 11 states, and is a certified NFIP adjuster (FNC number issued).


  • Apartment Complex Fire and Water Losses (USD 1 – 8 million)
  • High Rise Condominium Water Losses (USD 1 – 6 Million)
  • Hotel Construction Builders Risk Losses (USD 1 – 5 Million)
  • Commercial Property Hurricane Damage Losses (USD 1 – 6 Million)

Office Address / Contact Information

10961 Countryway Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33626
United States
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Industry Certification

Florida 6-20 all lines; FEMA National Flood Insurance Program


St. Petersburg College - Business Administration, University of Central Florida

Adjuster Experience

12 years 2012