Richard Hunter


FL PA License # - W397217

Richard was born in Raleigh, NC, where he grew up and attended high school, before graduating from Appalachian State University. Eventually, Richard made his way down to the great sunshine state and now resides in Tampa, FL. Richard launched Hunter Claims Public Adjusters to offer [Read More...]his experience with and knowledge of adjusting first-party property & casualty insurance claims, advocating solely on the behalf of policy holders. Richard prides himself in his ability to perform damage assessment, project estimating and application of industry standards in the state of Florida. With a focus on providing expert consulting services to homeowners, commercial property, and business owners, Richard also works closely with other professionals involved in handling property loss, insurance dispute claims, and litigation. Richard and Hunter Claims have an exceptional reputation for providing timely, accurate and quality services. Since its inception, Richard has successfully recovered over 4 million dollars in insurance proceeds for his clients. Richard is currently licensed in Florida, North Carolina, and Texas. When he is not scaling a roof or fighting to settle a client’s claim, you will likely find Richard on the boat, the bike, fishing, exploring (nature & food) and spending time with his daughter.
"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." - A.E.

Joe Soifer

Managing Partner

Joe was born and raised in Seminole, Florida where he attended school and acquired the skills and knowledge that comprise the foundation of his career. A competitive athlete, as well as an avid Tampa Bay Bucs fan, Joe developed his integrity, sense of teamwork, discipline, and commitment to excellence at an early age. Since turning his focus to Public Adjusting and joining the team, Joe has used his years of expertise and proficiency as a roofing contractor, combined with career experience in real estate sales and hospitality, to successfully settle millions of claims on behalf of his clients.

Always striving to be at the top of his game, Joe finds satisfaction in being a leading producer and managing partner with Hunter Claims and takes pride knowing that his work provides clients with the opportunity to recover the fair settlements they so greatly deserve. Although known to be a bit of a driven workaholic, Joe does take time for leisure as well and when not generating wins for his clients he can be found training dogs, keeping in shape at the gym, or enjoying cheering on his favorite team." [Read More...]

Darryl James

Senior Adjuster/Team Lead

FL License # - W546364

Originally from Boston, Darryl brought his love and spirit of his decorated sports town of Boston to Tampa Bay in 1985. As a long time and devoted Patriots and Celtics fanatic he has been lucky to enjoy 2 decades of enthusiastic championships across all Boston sports arenas. He brings this winning energy to Champa Bay along with his parents and younger brother. Today, Darryl has a gorgeous 7 year old daughter with his supporting and loving wife.

Darryl joined Hunter Claims in June of 2019 and has flourished in his role as a public adjuster, closing $2 million in closed claims in his first 24 months. He continues to look forward to helping policyholders level the playing field against their property insurance carriers and to continue to be an integral part of Hunter Claims’ future growth and success. [Read More...]

Josh Rychcik

Senior Adjuster/Team Lead

FL License # - W717737

Josh grew up in a small town located in Northwestern Pennsylvania, he is the middle sibling with one older and one younger sister. He graduated from Edinboro University located in Erie, Pennsylvania. Before making his way down the east coast to Tampa, he made a couple of stops along the way living in Pittsburgh, PA as well as Raleigh, NC both for one year.... He enjoys watching/playing all sorts of sports, his favorite one being football. Don’t let all the different places fool you, he is a die hard Buffalo Bills fan and an elite member of the Bills Mafia! He joined the Hunter Claims team as a public adjuster in April of 2019, and he couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part of such a great team. He’s quickly learned, with the help of his masterful team, the ins and outs of being a public adjuster. He thoroughly enjoys helping policyholders get the help they need in leveling the playing field against the insurance carrier. When he’s not out there grinding for homeowners, he enjoys taking adventures with his fur child (dog) Maia who he couldn’t imagine life without. Aside from spending time with her, he also enjoys hobbies such as building things, woodworking, working on cars, kayaking, the beach, playing basketball, and just overall being outside in the beautiful Florida weather. [Read More...]

Stefanie Dunlop

Office Manager

Stefanie works side-by-side with the highly trained public adjusters at Hunter Claims, helping to ensure that clients are put first and that the Tampa (HQ) office always runs smoothly. Prior to her time with Hunter Claims, Stefanie owned and operated two children’s retail toy stores—Learning Express Toys of Citrus Park and Learning Express Toys of Clearwater. During her seven years as a toy store owner, Stefanie was awarded several top sales awards... and marketing awards from the franchise. When she is not busy working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. Stefanie is proud to be an integral part of the Hunter Claims team's success and growth, while she continues to dedicate herself to her loving family. Stefanie loves that she is in a position to genuinely help those in need and still blushes a bit when her team refers to her as "the glue that holds them all together!" [Read More...]

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