Zack Schmiesing

Zack Schmiesing

Zack Schmiesing is the director of thought leadership at Verisk Commercial Property.

Drone Risk Management: Grant Goldsmith Visits Verisk HQ

The Verisk commercial property team recently had the pleasure of hosting guest speaker Grant Goldsmith as part of a commercial property customer event at the Verisk home office in Jersey City. Mr....

BCEGS Bracket Busters – Final Four!

We’re down to the last four teams in this year’s college basketball tournament, and it seems that using Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule (BCEGS®) scores isn’t the best method for...

BCEGS Bracket Busters!

March Madness is upon us as the college basketball playoffs begin. Everyone has a unique method for filling out the brackets, whether it’s loyally choosing your alma mater against their rivals,...

Data integration and CRE: Interesting stuff and how to use it

I recently attended the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) annual Commercial Real Estate Financing (CREF) conference in sunny San Diego. The conference is the premier industry event, with more th...

FLASH 2014: Revelations around resilience

Recently, ISO Community Mitigation manager Ralph Dorio and I attended the 2014 FLASH Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. FLASH , the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, is one of the country’s...

Not quite the anniversary you had in mind

Marking a 25th anniversary in the rolling hills of Northern California wine country sounds appealing — unless you commemorate that event with a 6.0-plus magnitude earthquake. On August 24, one hit...