Matthew Blumkin

Matthew Blumkin

Principal

Professional Profile

Matthew Blumkin is the Managing Principal and an Executive Public Adjuster based in the Los Angeles office The Greenspan Company/Adjusters International. He utilizes his background in law to methodically handle our most challenging losses with assertive efficiency.

Matthew has been the lead public adjuster for hundreds of clients in single-family dwelling claims and mass disasters during many of the recent and most destructive wildfire events in California. During the San Diego, Santa Barbara, Sayre/Station and Glendora wildfires, in addition to the total loss homes, Matthew represented hundreds of homeowners whose homes had been partially damaged or destroyed. He has also adjusted numerous commercial, industrial, and corporate claims, such as Santa Catalina Island Company, Fallbrook Plaza Medical Condominium Complex, San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission, and Historic Mayfair Hotel.

Matthew was born and raised in Encino, California. He attended the University of California, Riverside where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and then attended Southwestern University School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor law degree in 1995. Matthew began his legal career handling litigation matters at several prominent Los Angeles law firms where he represented insurance companies and defended insurance agents, brokers, and attorneys in malpractice and errors and omissions matters. His legal experience and assertiveness have made him a natural fit for The Greenspan Company/Adjusters International.

Matthew continues to pass along his knowledge and experience by teaching continuing education classes to agents and brokers on a regular basis, as well as, at local and statewide seminars put on by the Independent Insurance Brokers and Agents of California (IIBACAL). He has been retained as an expert witness by law firms throughout California regarding claims handling issues and damage calculations in litigation matters against insurance companies and responsible third-party defendants.

Matthew has been retained on numerous matters as a party appraiser and assists in resolving complex litigation and insurance claims through mediations and arbitrations. He is a certified umpire and appraiser through the Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association, Inc. (IAUA).

He is involved with the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (NAPIA) and served on its National Board of Directors between 2012 and 2015. He continues his involvement with NAPIA by serving on various national committees including his current chairmanship of the Continuing Education Committee.

Matthew has been a PADI certified Divemaster since 1998 and enjoys spending time golfing and playing tennis with his wife and two children.

Public Adjusting Licensures

  • Arizona Public Adjuster License #1108859
  • California Public Adjuster License #2F59467
  • Colorado Public Adjuster License #425597
  • Idaho Public Adjuster License #556034
  • Kansas Public Adjuster License #9561099
  • New Jersey Public Adjuster License #1516263
  • New Mexico Public Adjuster License #390392
  • Nevada Public Adjuster License #627604
  • Texas Public Adjuster License #1532264
  • Utah Public Adjuster License #315020
  • Washington Public Adjuster License #886479

Professional Involvement

  • California Bar #178248 (active)