Ference Insurance Agency

Jeff Ference is the president and owner of Ference Insurance Agency providing individual, group and Medicare insurance products and services to residents and businesses.  Ference Insurance has Florida office locations in Gainesville, Newberry, Fort Lauderdale and St. Augustine; however serves clients statewide.

Jeff Ference was born in an insurance family.  His father, Earl L. Ference, was a Florida Farm Bureau insurance agent in Gainesville and later became the Vice President of Florida Farm Bureau.  Around that time Jeff, after receiving his Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Florida in 1990, moved back to his hometown of Gainesville and joined his father at Florida Farm Bureau, Jeffery E. Ference, PA, which continues to operate in Gainesville to this day. 

During the first few years of his career, he was very involved in health insurance and several years later opened a commercial general agency for Florida Blue, Ference Insurance Agency. 

Almost 20 years later, Ference Insurance Agency has become one of the top five agencies in Florida representing the largest carriers in the state, specializing in on and off exchange policies for people both under and over age 65.  They pride themselves on providing the experience and guidance individuals and groups need to establish appropriate health insurance plans.

Many other property and casualty insurance agencies refer their group and individual health insurance clients to Ference Insurance Agency because of their vast and experienced staff able to accommodate their needs throughout the entire state.

In addition, Jeff owns and operates Ference Malpractice, providing medical malpractice solutions for healthcare organizations, physicians and providers.

Lori Vukadinovich

Director of Operations

(352) 332-5720

Brian Searing

Director of Agency Development/North Florida

(352) 332-5720

Shanee Mishoe


(352) 332-5720

Nadine Kalgstein

Director of Marketing

(954) 426-0820

Daniel Lomnitzer

Director of Agency Development / South Florida

(954) 426-0820

Stacey Zeitlin

Managing Director

(855) 426-0820

William McClure

Sales Manager / St. Augustine

(904) 826-1636

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