Timothy Cline is one of the United States’ foremost authorities on insurance for common interest developments. He is CEO of Cline Agency Insurance Brokers, with offices in Los Angeles, California and Portland, Oregon. He and his staff specialize exclusively in coverage for condominium associations, homeowners associations, planned developments and cooperatives throughout California, Oregon, Washington, and Arizona.
In addition to speaking weekly before homeowner groups, Tim is a regularly featured speaker at educational seminars and programs throughout California and the U.S., including numerous programs sponsored by Community Association Institute (CAI). His involvement and expertise have made him the recipient of more than a dozen awards from CAI. For the last 20 years, Tim has been part of the teaching faculty and editorial committee of the California Association of Community Managers (CACM). During this time, he has helped author CACM’s Advanced Insurance Principles curriculum. Tim has spoken at the California CPA’s Common Realty Conference several times. He has been invited to speak at several CAI National Conferences including Denver, Atlanta, Anaheim, Nashville, Palm Springs, Tucson, and Orlando; and has been quoted in articles regarding condominium associations published in the Los Angeles Times, The Daily News, Investors Journal, and the Wall Street Journal.
Tim is very active within the CID industry and its various non-profit trade groups. He previously served as president of the Greater Los Angeles and Channel Islands Chapters of Community Associations Institute (CAI). Additionally, also honored by his peers to be elected president of the Los Angeles Chapter of Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers Association (IIABA-LA). Tim is also an enthusiastic volunteer for the Oregon Chapter of CAI, sitting on the CA Day Committee. In 2002 and 2003, Tim chaired CAI National’s Insurance & Risk Management Professionals Networking Committee. He served on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for California Community Association Education, which produced a black-tie gala in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Davis-Stirling Act. The gala resulted in $55,000 in grants to CAI’s Educational Foundation.
More about Tim: Outside of the insurance world, Tim is an FAA-Licensed Unmanned Aircraft System remote pilot (drone pilot) and a former professional musician. He was a pianist and trombonist in the Disney organization’s youth group “The Jazz Minors,” who performed in New Orleans Square in the park in Anaheim during an eight-year engagement in the early 1980s. Tim splits his time between the California and Oregon offices. He and his partner share their home with a rambunctious eight-year-old Egyptian Pharaoh Hound rescue named Parker.
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