Matthew Cericola
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Matthew Cericola

Senior Building Consultant

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Matthew Cericola

Senior Building Consultant

Matthew is a seasoned claims specialist, acting as a general adjuster, executive general adjuster, and field manager with 18 years of property claims experience. Matthew has handled losses resulting from major fires, floods, tornadoes, hailstorms, construction defects, and general liability providing complete project management, including mitigation oversight, restoration estimating, and business interruption analytics.

Matthew has planned, organized, and managed multiple teams responding to large losses and catastrophic events, keeping daily status communications with all parties involved. His extreme attention to detail, from investigation to causation analysis, and careful review of policies, procedures, and reports ensure accurate, detailed estimates writing. Matthew holds a commitment to upholding professional representation and policyholder satisfaction, offering reliable and rigorous claims handling.

Projects

Organized inspection teams, engineering inspections where needed, and completed full estimates on all damages including full photo reports and written reports on all of the listed projects.

  • The Pass Condominiums – Orange Beach, AL

    Hurricane damage to 57 unit condominium high rise. Approx. loss total $9,000,000.
  • Landmark Parkway – St. Louis, MO

    Sprinkler release in large office building with water damage to all areas including underground garage. Total loss in excess of $3,000,000.
  • Grafton High School – Grafton, VA

    Fire, Smoke, and Soot damage to combination Middle School/High School in excess of 300,000 square feet. Total loss of $6,000,000.
  • Pedcor Investments – Foley, AL

    Hurricane damage to 120 condominium units including both interior water and exterior wind damage. Total loss in excess of $4,000,000.
  • Hempstead Schools – Hempstead, NY

    Responded to fire caused by a lightning strike, complete reconstruction of an historic school, circa 1917.
  • Hurricane Harvey – Corpus Christi, TX

    Hurricane and flood damage to 14 buildings all in the same town
  • Bala Health Clubs – Bala Cynwyd, PA

    Water damage from sprinkler release, 55,000 S/F of damage to buildings and classrooms.
  • Brown’s Ace Hardware – Ripley, TN

    Large structure fire resulting in a total loss to building and contents, exceeding $5,000,000.
  • The Louge Development – Joliet, IL

    Hail damage to 89 residential apartment buildings.

Relevant Experience

  • RMC Group
    Senior Building Consultant
    2019 to Present
  • AmTrust North America
    Executive General Adjuster – 2017 to 2019
  • Engle Martin Claims Administrative Services
    Property Director – 2016 to 2017
  • Engle Martin and Associates
    National General Adjuster – 2013 to 2016
  • Erie Insurance Group
    Property Claims Specialist – 2003 to 2013
  • Cambridge Integrated Services
    Claims Examiner – 2001 to 2003
  • R&R Service Group
    Operations Manager – 1998 to 2001

Certifications

  • CPCU
  • AIC
  • AIS
  • API
  • ARM
  • AU
  • CCLA
  • SCLA
  • Certified Fire and Explosive Investigator – NFPA, 2005
  • Haag Certified Roof Inspector – Residential and Commercial Roofing Systems

Education

  • North Penn High School, Academic Studies, Lansdale, PA
  • Villanova University, BS Mechanical Engineering