Area of Expertise
Commercial Real Estate
Jake is a proactive and trusted strategic advisor to his commercial insurance clients. He actively works to develop comprehensive insurance programs for his clients by focusing on industry-relevant risk management techniques, ultimately reducing their overall risk and maximizing ROI.
Since graduating from UCSB in 2004, Jake has been an independent commercial broker representing and partnering with commercial clients on their specific needs. After 8 years in the commercial real estate industry, he transitioned to commercial insurance and has been advising clients on their property and casualty insurance programs since 2012.
Jake is a Bay Area native who spent the first six years of his insurance career working for two independent family owned insurance agencies. Since joining Newfront in 2019, Jake has been a vital member of the Newfront Agribusiness Team, with a focus on the unique and emerging Cannabis industry. Jake and the team continue to add tremendous value to their clients by bringing proven risk management techniques to both new and existing businesses, including but not limited to the implementation of their proprietary Safety Management System (SMS).
Jake resides in the East Bay with his wife Katie and their very busy four children. In his spare time he enjoys watching his kids play sports, golf, and waterfowl hunting.