Brandon Wirtz
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Brandon Wirtz

Senior Building Consultant

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Brandon Wirtz

Senior Building Consultant

Brandon has over 12 years of experience handling large residential and commercial property damage claims from start to finish, including mitigation oversight, restoration estimating, contents inventory and loss of use/business interruption analytics. He has handled losses resulting from major fires, floods, tornadoes, hailstorms, construction defects and issues of general liability. He has served in long term deployments in disaster relief on major catastrophes such as Hurricanes Sandy, Irma, Florence, and Michael.

Brandon has extensive experience with litigated files, negotiations and Alternative Dispute Resolution. He has served as an impartial and unbiased appraiser and umpire on numerous disputed matters. Such cases include but are not limited to residential and commercial property damage claims as a result of fire, water, wind, and hail.

Projects

  • Danville Flooding 2018 – Danville, VA

    Worked with a team of adjusters and building consultants to estimate damages to over 200 locations owned by the City of Danville which were affected by the ensuing floodwaters after Hurricane Michael impacted the area.

  • Atlantic Construction – Jacksonville, NC

    New home developer with over 90 homes under construction when Hurricane Florence struck. Evaluated, estimated and negotiated the cost of repairs to all affected buildings insured under their builder’s risk policy.

  • Sale Auto Mall – Jacksonville, NC

    Evaluated and estimated for the cost of all repairs to the structures and grounds resulting from the impact of Hurricane Florence at all seven dealership locations.

  • Mayfaire Town Center – Wilmington, NC

    Evaluated and estimated for the cost of all repairs to two large residential and retail combined structures which had severe wind damage to the roof system and ensuing water damage to over 60 luxury interior units. Total loss in excess of $2MM.

  • Cypress Woods Golf & Country Club – Naples, FL

    Evaluated, estimated, and negotiated all costs for cleanup, mitigation, and repairs to all damaged structures and golf course grounds which were several damaged by Hurricane Irma. Total loss in excess of $2MM.

  • Fairdale Tornado – Fairdale, IL

    Evaluated, estimated and negotiated the replacement of multiple single-family dwellings that were completely destroyed by an EF4 Tornado. Provided oversight of all reconstruction to ensure contractors were on schedule and loss of use expenses were minimized.

  • C Hayes Plumbing – Elmhurst, IL

    On behalf of a commercial liability carrier, we evaluated all fire damages caused to a large residence and negotiated the actual cash value settlement of all structural, contents and loss of use damages. Due to careful documentation at the onset, we were able to reduce the claimant carrier’s demand by over 40%.

Relevant Experience

  • RMC Group
    Senior Building Consultant
    2019 to Present
  • RAC Adjustments Inc
    Multi-line General Adjuster – 2008 to 2019
  • Nationwide Insurance
    Casualty Adjuster – 2007 to 2008

Certifications

  • NFIP Certified

Education

  • North Central College
    Masters of Business Administration
  • Northern Illinois University
    Bachelor of Science
  • Waubonsee Community College
    Associate of Science