Jim Livingston
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Jim Livingston

Executive Building Consultant

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Jim Livingston

Executive Building Consultant

Jim has a broad background of insurance and construction related experience. He has worked as an adjuster, reinspector, trainer, and manager on residential and commercial claims. His experience involves both staff and catastrophe related claims, handling losses from hurricanes, floods, fires, hailstorms, and earthquakes.

Jim possesses outstanding presentation skills which is a positive influence regarding industry related negotiations.

His thirty plus years within the insurance industry has given him expertise in roofing inspections, damage identification, mitigation and drying, dispute resolution, estimatics, estimate review and analytics.

Jim’s experience owning a custom home building company gives him the experience needed to understand construction management and how it related to insurance losses.  He has been responsible for multi-million-dollar property claims and high end residential construction projects.

Projects

  • National Manufacturing Plant – 2018 Lewisville, TX

    Manufacturing Plant Fire in excess of $7,000,000. Evaluated, estimated, and negotiated building mitigation and repairs. Evaluated and negotiated manufacturing equipment replacement. Mitigated business interruption and maintained plant operations during Period of Restoration.
  • Large Church – 2018 Madisonville, TX

    Fire loss in Church and school in excess of $2,000,000. Estimated and negotiated mitigation and restoration while maintaining school operations. Provided mitigation management to prevent over scoping and charges.
  • Large Condominium Association – 2018 Austin, TX

    Hail loss in excess of $1,000.000. Led group to inspect, scope and estimate weather-related damages on 54 individual condominium units.  Negotiated agreed upon replacement valuations.
  • Hotel – 2018 Tulsa, OK

    Flood loss in 200 room hotel in excess of $8,000,000. Managed mitigation and estimated restoration for attorney represented clients.
  • Church – 2018 Kermit, TX

    Fire loss on a 50-year-old church in excess of $1,200,000. Created rebuild estimate from photos and interviews with church members.
  • Texas College – 2017 Big Spring, TX

    Led a group of building consultants that inspected the college campus and related buildings for hail damage. This included administration buildings, classrooms, residence halls, theaters, maintenance building, sports facilities, and large agricultural complexes. Prepared multi-million-dollar estimates and valuations for a variety of buildings and structures.
  • 16 Story Condominium – 2017 Richfield, MI

    Consulted on large water loss for a sixteen-story multi-use residential and retail complex. Managed mitigation and restoration of twenty-nine retail and residential units, including elevators, fire safety systems, and common areas. Coordinated between multiple mitigation vendors, restoration vendors, and adjusters.

Relevant Experience

  • RMC Group
    Senior Building Consultant
    2017 to Present
  • State Farm Insurance
    Claim Trainer – 2011 to 2017
  • State Farm Insurance
    Claim Reinspector – 1995 to 2011
  • State Farm Insurance
    Claim Specialist – 1986 to 1995

Education

  • Tarleton State University
    Bachelors in Business – 1985