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Recent J.S. Held News

​Jeff Anderson, Licensed Architect, Joins J.S. Held Colorado Office

Jeffrey Anderson, licensed architect, has joined the J.S. Held Denver, Colorado office. With over 20 years of experience in the field, Jeff specializes in the forensic evaluation of existing buildings to analyze moisture intrusion, weather-related damage, water loss/freeze failures, construction defects, or other forms of post-construction distress. His expertise is focused on insurance claim analysis, construction defect litigation, and direct...

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J.S. Held Expands Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP) Division

We are pleased to announce that J.S. Held has expanded the Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing (MEP) services division with the addition of two specialists, Directors Paul Christoferson and Troy Bradley. The MEP Division has extensive, practical experience in designing, installing, and repairing these complex systems in any residential, commercial or commercial application.

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J.S. Held Expands into Commercial Equipment Consulting with Acquisition of CEIPS LLC

J.S. Held today announced the acquisition of CEIPS LLC. CEIPS is a premier commercial equipment assessment consulting firm, specializing in providing accurate and realistic pricing on commercial equipment losses for the insurance industry.  The company will operate as “CEIPS, a J.S. Held Company.” Jerry Hammar, President of the firm, joins J.S. Held as Vice President. CEIPS executive Cathy Sarrocco also joins J.S...

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J.S. Held Opens Kansas City Office & Welcomes Mark Hartmann

J.S. Held is delighted to welcome Mark Hartmann as Assistant Vice President as we expand our offerings across the Midwest.  Mark will be managing our operations out of the newly opened Kansas City office and he and his team will provide consulting services to our customers in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Northern Oklahoma, and the Dakotas.  Mark brings with him more...

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Is the sky the limit for skyscrapers?

Jonathon Held, president and CEO of J.S. Held, weighs in on the amplification of risk in high-rise construction in the October issue of Hiscox Global Insight at http://www.hiscoxlondonmarket....

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J.S. Held Expands Into Environmental Services With Acquisition of U.S. HELM

J.S. Held today announced the acquisition of U.S. Health and Environmental Liability Management, LLC (“U.S. HELM”).  Tracey Dodd, founder and principal of U.S. HELM, joins J.S. Held as Executive Vice President and National Director of Health and Environmental Services.  

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J.S. Held Acquires Lovett Silverman

J.S. Held LLC, a leading, national, full service construction consulting firm, today announced the acquisition of Lovett Silverman Construction Consultants, Inc. John J. Lovett, President of the firm, joins J.S. Held as Senior Vice President and National Director of Surety Services.

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Acquisition of Wakelee Associates, LLC

Jericho, NY and Hackensack, NJ – January 4, 2016 – J.S. Held LLC, a leading national construction consulting firm providing specialized services to the insurance industry, today announced the acquisition of Wakelee Associates, LLC. Timothy Woods, Wakelee’s President joins J.S. Held as Executive Vice President. “We are excited to welcome Tim and the entire Wakelee staff of energetic and knowledgeable...

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