by Rachad Davis
February 1, 2017
Chair, Health Insurance and Managed Care Committee, National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and Commissioner,
Maryland Insurance Administration
Alfred W. Redmer Jr. was appointed Maryland Insurance Commissioner by Governor Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. in January 2015. His term ends May 30, 2019. He previously served as Commissioner from June 2003 until October 2005. A respected businessman and former member of the Maryland General Assembly, Commissioner Redmer most recently managed Redmer Insurance Group, LLC, and owned Redmer Financial Group. His business experience includes time as partner and president of Landmark Insurance & Financial Group and as chief executive officer of Coventry Health Care of Delaware Inc.
During his 13-year tenure in the General Assembly representing Baltimore County, Commissioner Redmer served two years as the House Minority Leader. Throughout his career, he has stayed involved in numerous community and nonprofit organizations.
Commissioner Redmer is a member of the Governor’s Sub-Cabinet on International Affairs and sits on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange.
Nationally, Redmer was named to the Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance.
Commissioner Redmer also represents the state’s interests as an active member of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). Redmer currently serves on the NAIC’s Executive Committee and as the Chair of the NAIC Northeast Zone. He is also the Chair of the NAIC’s Health and Managed Care Committee and the Chair of the NAIC’s Travel Insurance Task Force. He also sits on the NAIC’s Government Relations Leadership Council, its Cybersecurity and Senior Issues Task Forces and the Market Regulation and Consumer Affairs, Financial Regulation Standards and Accreditation Committee as well as the Consumer Liaison and State Government Liaison Committees. He is also on the board of the National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR), the source for insurance producer licensing information.
At the Maryland Insurance Administration, Commissioner Redmer oversees the independent agency’s approximately 266 employees and an annual budget of $31 million.
A native Marylander, the Commissioner lives in Baltimore County. He and his wife have three grown children and six grandchildren.