The Michigan Commissioner of Insurance
is a state executive position in the Michigan state government.
The Commissioner serves as head of the Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation, which is responsible for regulating the state's financial industries, which includes consumer finance, financial institutions, insurance and securities.
The current officeholder is Kevin Clinton. He has served in this position since April 2011.
The Department of Insurance is established in the Michigan Compiled Laws.
Michigan Compiled Laws 500.200:
| There is hereby established a separate and distinct state department which shall be especially charged with the execution of the laws in relation to insurance and surety business and to perform such other duties as may be required by law...
The Commissioner of Insurance is appointed by the Governor for a term of four years with the consent of the Senate.
In the event of a vacancy the position is filled by the governor with the advice and consent of the Senate, if in session.
- See also: Compensation of state executive officers
In 2012, the Michigan Commissioner of Insurance was paid an estimated $115,000 according to the Council of State Governments.
Financial and Insurance Regulation
P.O. Box 30220
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: (517) 373-0220 or (877) 999-6442
Fax: (517) 335-4978