Our Team

Fort Orange Claim Service, Inc. was established 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

The Fort Orange Claim Service team

ALAN W. YOUNG

ALAN W. YOUNG

President

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STEPHEN G. CIURCZAK, CPCU, ARM, ALCM, AIM, AIC, ARE

STEPHEN G. CIURCZAK, CPCU, ARM, ALCM, AIM, AIC, ARE

General Manager & Vice President

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PATRICK L. YOUNG

PATRICK L. YOUNG

Assistant Vice President - Operations

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JOHN FENDORAK

JOHN FENDORAK

CPCU, SCLA, CIC Assistant Vice President - Marketing Director, Large Loss

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MATTHEW SHERMAN, AIC

MATTHEW SHERMAN, AIC

General Adjuster

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MATTHEW MINICHELLI

MATTHEW MINICHELLI

Specialty Lines Manager/General Adjuster

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KENNETH SMITH

KENNETH SMITH

General Adjuster

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JOSEPH FARNHAM

JOSEPH FARNHAM

Executive General Adjuster

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THADDEUS

THADDEUS "TED" LENKIEWICZ

Sr. General Adjuster

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MICHAEL

MICHAEL "MICKEY" R. SHERMAN

Sr. General Adjuster

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KERRY LOUGHMAN, CPCU

KERRY LOUGHMAN, CPCU

General Adjuster

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DONALD TOWSKY

DONALD TOWSKY

General Adjuster

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DANIEL COLE

DANIEL COLE

General Adjuster

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MICHAEL BROWN

MICHAEL BROWN

General Adjuster

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KEVIN HEAD

KEVIN HEAD

Adjuster

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MICHAEL LAVALLA, CPP

MICHAEL LAVALLA, CPP

Adjuster

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MARK A. FELSCHOW

MARK A. FELSCHOW

Adjuster

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NATHAN MALLINDER

NATHAN MALLINDER

Adjuster

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CHARLES STEWART

CHARLES STEWART

General Adjuster

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LYNDA GWILT, AIC, AIS, SCLA (SILVER), AIM

LYNDA GWILT, AIC, AIS, SCLA (SILVER), AIM

Quality Control Specialist

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JOHN COOK

JOHN COOK

General Adjuster

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BRIAN HANSEN

BRIAN HANSEN

Adjuster

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MICHAEL SCHELL, CLMP

MICHAEL SCHELL, CLMP

Adjuster

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EUGENE PACHETTI

EUGENE PACHETTI

Adjuster

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DARYLL JONES

DARYLL JONES

General Adjuster

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CHARLES HANLEY

CHARLES HANLEY

General Adjuster

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JOSH TAYLOR

JOSH TAYLOR

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News

FOCUS completes acquisition of J.R. Farnham Claim Service, LLC

Published on: August 21 2019

FOCUS completes acquisition of J.R. Farnham Claim Service, LLC

Exciting news in the independent insurance adjuster world. On August 16, 2019, Joseph R. Farnham, Jr. AIC  was formally named…

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FOCUS Makes the list of AM Best's Recommended Independent Insurance Adjusters 2019

Published on: February 27 2019

FOCUS Makes the list of AM Best's Recommended Independent Insurance Adjusters 2019

The Fort Orange Claim Service, Inc. team is proud to have made the cut and be included in the list,…

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Latest Industry News

Published on: April 01 2018

Fort Orange Claim Service, Inc. ensures that our independent claims adjusters are always up to date and knowledgeable.  Continuous training…

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635 Plank Road
PO Box 447
Clifton Park, NY 12065

Phone: 518-383-2102Fax: 888-667-7292

12 locations throughout North East

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