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Al Purmort Jr.

Partner | President of API

Al Purmort Jr. (CIC) is fifth generation insurance family and majority owner of Al Purmort Insurance. His family has been in the business dating back to 1876 with the founding of the Central Mutual Insurance Company in Van Wert, OH. The family eventually relocated to Sarasota, FL and Al Purmort Insurance was founded in 1985 by Al Purmort, Sr. Al, Jr. joined his father in the family business in 1997 and has almost 20 years of experience in the insurance industry.


Al Jr. focuses on growing the business and managing key relationships. He successfully oversees many of the agencies top accounts and specializes in working with various businesses and non-profit boards to show them how to save long-term through better safety and improved risk management.


Mr. Purmort earned his BS from Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL. He holds his Fla 220 license and is a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC).


Al Jr. is very active in his community and serves as a member of the Juvenile Diabetes Association, Girl’s Inc., Spanish Point and the Pinnacle Autism School. He is a founding and active member of the Gulf Coast CEO Forum and is also a member of the Gulf Coast Builders Exchange, the Sarasota Chamber and the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance.

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