• "Tom just saved $500 by switching from Geico to Mercury"
  • "FIS saved a client $569 semi-annually by switching from Mercury to Stillwater"
  • FIS Insures Your Peace of Mind
  • "FIS saved a client $720.00 annually by switching from Progressive to Travelers"

About Florida Insurance Specialists

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We are one of the largest personal lines independent insurance agencies in the state. Our specialists offer expertise, quality and tailored solutions to our clients. We work hard to make sure we meet your insurance needs at an affordable price.

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FIS consists of independent agents representing various insurance companies. We provide our clients a wide variety of insurance coverage solutions and pricing.

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All of our sales and customer service associates hold licenses with the state of Florida. This makes it easy for us to cater to your insurance needs. Based in Orlando, FL, we have the stability to offer coverage for homes across the state. Also, quick closings and high value homes are not a problem since we provide coverage for homes ranging from $75,000 to millions in value.

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  • FIS is one of the largest personal lines independent agencies in the state.
  • All FIS sales and customer services associates are licensed with the state of Florida.
  • FIS writes property coverage for homes ranging from $75,000 to millions in value.

Testimonials

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"I switched from Progressive to Travelers and that saved me $720 annually."

Eric Bolder

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"FIS was able to save me $560 semi-annually by switching me form Mercury to Stillwater"

Peter Smith

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"I saved $684 annually by switching from GEICO to Mercury."

Joanne Smith

Agency Executive

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Frank Russo | CEO

Frank’s insurance career began with Allstate Insurance in 1988 after earning his B.S.B.A. at the University of Central Florida. He maintains his 220, 218, Series 6 & 63 insurance licenses. As an agent consistently ranked in the top 1% of the Allstate Agency Sales Force for 15 years, Frank was awarded the company’s prestigious Inner Circle seven times, Chairman’s Circle nine times, National Champion fourteen times, and Agent of the Year five times.

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John Tankersley | President

John. W. Tankersley’s insurance career began in 1994. He established Tankersley Insurance Group in 2001. In the fall of 2004 he partnered with Frank Russo to form Florida Insurance Specialists. He is a proud member of FAMB, MBA, ORRA, NAPMW, FAIA and has served on multiple advisory councils for Florida property insurance companies.

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Allyson Olver | COO

Allyson Olver has worked in the independent agent channel since the beginning of her insurance career in 2001. She joined Florida Insurance Specialists in 2006, during the inception of the organization. During her tenure at the FIS, Allyson has held key leadership roles in production management, department development, and marketing strategies, including direct to consumer marketing via their exclusive online lead generator ChallengeMyRate.com.

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