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Assistant Vice President / Senior Executive General Adjuster

Rusty Newsom

Assistant Vice President / Senior Executive General Adjuster


Rusty began his insurance career with American States Insurance in 1985 handling muti-line claims. In 1991, he took a Property Specialist Claim position with CNA Insurance. During his time with CNA, he held numerous positions including Large Loss Property Adjuster, Branch Property Re-inspector, Home Office Property Specialist and Home Office Property General Adjuster.

In 2004, he joined McLarens and in 2007, he became Assistant Vice President and Executive General Adjuster. He has provided both field and office supervision in his various insurance rolls and is a lead account adjuster on several different policies. Rusty has been involved in numerous catastrophes, both as an adjuster and supervisor, ranging from hurricanes and hail storms to earthquakes. He has handled many, multi million dollar losses, working with both Domestic and International Underwriters.<!–


  • 1 million Square Foot Manufacturing Plant: Tornado damages (USD 375 Million)

  • 91 Campus School District: Hail (USD 43 Million)

  • Hazardous Waste Disposal: Chemical Explosion (USD 35 Million)

  • Multiple Golf Course: Hurricane/Flood (USD 11 Million, 16 Million & 13 Million)

  • Senior/Assisted Living – Hurricane (USD 16 Million)

Office Address / Contact Information

Industry Certification

California Earthquake Certified, Certificate in General Insurance - AINS


CNA Advanced Property School


Additional Expertise

Business interruption, Boiler and machinery, Hospitality, Employee dishonesty/fidelity losses, Industrial/Manufacturing, Real Estate, Retail

Adjuster Experience

39 years 1985

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