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    Your largest controllable business expense can be reduced to increase profits.

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    You are in control of your insurance rates and actions to reduce them.

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    If you’re in a PEO you may be leaving money on the table.

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For the past 20 years, Gulfshore Insurance has remained consistently and actively involved in the landscape contractor community. Such extensive experience in the Green Industry allows Gulfshore Insurance to offer unique risk management strategies and insurance for the landscaping market niche. Gulfshore Insurance is a proud member of the Florida Nursery Growers Association.

Learn more about Risk Management for the Green Industry

What Our Clients Are Saying

Our Green Industry Focus:

• Landscape Maintenance
• Landscape Construction
• Arborists
• Nurseries
• Irrigation System Install/Repair
• Turf Installers
• Landscape Consultants & Architects

Our Risk Management Approach is designed to improve workplace safety and reduce costs. By identifying, analyzing, and controlling exposures and safety hazards, Gulfshore Insurance can help you to reduce costs associated with accidents, claims, and insurance premiums.

Our dedicated partnership with green industry clients comes with the objective of accomplishing 3 main goals:

1. Improving workplace safety
2. Reducing the total cost of claims
3. Providing the BEST industry specific insurance available

We accomplish these goals by utilizing our extensive database of current and former green industry clients, along with national statistics. We offer you a unique understanding of frequency and loss rates; average cost of claims; experience mod rates; and top accident sources.

After identifying your company’s unique hazards, our proven risk management strategies will help you implement laser focused safety training to reduce claims and premiums. Our solid strategies are time tested and proven with clients in the industry.

What results should you expect?

Gulfshore Insurance’s green industry clients experience a claims frequency rate 42% less than industry average! This is the main reason why 71% of our clients have a work comp experience mod less than 1.

We customize insurance coverage to meet your company’s unique needs. All lines of coverage are available including: Workers Compensation, General Liability, Auto, Property, Inland Marine, Crime, and Umbrella.

Contact a Client Advisor


David Wissel

Client Advisor, Partner
West Coast

Direct: 239.659.6658

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Joe Thompson

Client Advisor ,Commercial Lines

Office: 239.213.2813

Direct: 239.435.7140


John Caballero

Risk Manager, Client Advisor, Partner

Office: 239.213.2813

Direct: 239.659.7104

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Kim Ovaitte, CPCU, ARM

Senior Vice President of Commercial Marketing

Office: 239.435.7133


Nick Wichmanowski

Client Advisor, Partner
West Coast

Direct: 239.659.6653


Ryan Schmidt

Client Advisor, Partner, Commercial Lines

Office: 239.213.2813

Direct: 239.659.6651

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Tim Spear

Client Advisor, Partner
East Coast

Office: 800.793.5238

Direct: 954.233.5851

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