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Jerry Samek


412-794-8070 (Work)
412-667-0577 (Mobile)
215 Allegheny Ave, Suite 210
Oakmont, PA 15139

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Jerry W. Samek is a disaster restoration expert specializing in fire, smoke, and water mitigation claims.  Jerry’s industry experience spans 28 plus years in the restoration, reconstruction and consulting fields and includes projects in the transportation, education, industrial, healthcare, and commercial fields both internationally and domestically.  Jerry has performed large scale clerking and monitoring of restoration projects and has performed numerous evaluations of contractor’s and insured’s claims valued in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

Jerry has extensive industry experience and training in water mitigation and restoration techniques.  With this, Jerry has assisted multiple insurance professionals in analyzing and completing the restoration of affected properties. 

Jerry’s background also includes the reconstruction of these same damaged properties.  His advanced understanding of unusual situations allows him to see and understand problems from both ends of the industry.  This unique combination gives Jerry to provide greater insight into loss resolution and provides the insurance industry with a higher level of scoping, clerking, estimating, and investigating property losses.