Our Story

After years in the construction industry, Gavnat President and CEO, Jim Pierce, started working as an adjuster on behalf of the insurance companies, collaborating alongside roofing contractors. Eventually Jim transitioned to the role of an adjuster working to protect property owners and found his passion. When Minnesota law changed and the role of adjusters representing individuals became a licensed position by statute, he was first in line. Utilizing his years of construction and insurance experience, Jim set off to define an entirely new industry of Licensed Public Adjusters working to advocate for the rights of policyholders. What began as a passion project for Jim, has now grown into a thriving business of driven and successful employees now known as Gavnat and Associates.

Jim ensures that at Gavnat and Associates, every employee understands how difficult dealing with a disaster can be and dedicates their time to alleviating the stress of dealing with insurance companies after the fact. We put our knowledge and experience to work to ensure that every client gets what they need to put their home or business back together after a storm, fire, pipe leak, or anything in-between.

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When moving forward with an insurance claim, you might not think that you need an insurance adjusting company to represent you. Although insurance companies aren’t out to get you, they are always going to operate with their best interest in mind. That is where we come in. At Gavnat and Associates, we can assist you in every step of the claims process. From assessing and documenting the damage to mediation and resolution of claim disputes, we’re here to make the process as painless as possible and to work towards the settlement you are entitled to.

Home Owners Claims

From burst pipes to hurricanes, our professionals are here to help you get what you’re entitled to, so you can repair your home as quickly as possible.

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Commercial Claims

You have insurance for a reason. Our adjusters make sure that you’re protected to the full extent of your policy.

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Condominium Claims

Navigating property damage claims as a Condominium Association or a unit owner can be confusing. We’re here to ensure that all parties get what they are entitled to.

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