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Meet Our Staff

As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business.  Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority.

Mark Kaifer


Mark Kaifer, Esq. graduated cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2002 and joined the Goodell DeVries law firm as a litigation associate from 2002-2007.  Mark left the Goodell DeVries firm on good terms in 2007 to join and continue KIG into a second generation.  Mark became KIG’s Principal in 2013.  Mark’s diverse background, education and experience provides KIG’s clients with unparalleled personal and commercial insurance direction and advice.   

Mark resides in Perry Hall with his wife Heather and their two young children, Drew and Lilly.  Mark spends his free time coaching youth sports and golfing.   

University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2002)
Towson University, B.S. (Psychology and History), 1997 (with honors)
Calvert Hall College (1993)

Professional Experience:
Principal – The Kaifer Insurance Group (2013-current). 
Oversees and manages all aspect of the agency’s service and sales operation.

Producer – The Kaifer Insurance Group (2007-2013).
Responsibilities included production, retention and service.

Associate – Goodell DeVries (2002-2007).  
Represented Fortune 500 clients in national and local complex tort, product liability, pharmaceutical liability, medical device, and toxic tort litigation. Was responsible for all aspects of civil litigation including discovery, trial counsel and post-trial proceedings.

Licenses and Court Admissions:
Property and Casualty (Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia)
Life and Health (Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia)
Court of Appeals of Maryland (law license is voluntarily inactive)
United States District Court for the District of Maryland (voluntarily inactive)

Patrick Kaifer


Patrick is the newest Kaifer at the Kaifer Insurance Group and oversees the agency’s Personal Lines sales division. Patrick has been working at the agency since 2011, became a licensed agent in 2013 and graduated from the York College of Pennsylvania in 2015 with a degree in Business Administration. Patrick is proud to be a part of the family business and provides a high level of personalized service to KIG’s clients. Patrick also manages the agency’s IT operation and is responsible for the agency’s quite impressive fish tank.

Patrick enjoys spending time with his family and friends, working on cars and when it’s cold enough, snowboarding. “Go Hall”

York College of Pennsylvania, B.S. (2015)
Calvert Hall College (2006)

Property and Casualty (Maryland, Pennsylvania)

J. Timothy Kaifer


A 1961 graduate of Calvert Hall College, Tim worked for Penn Central from 1961 to 1968 while also joining the U S Naval Reserve where he was Honorably Discharged in 1968. Tim left the railroad and graduated from the University of Baltimore in 1970.  Tim then worked in Travelers Insurance’s life sales division until 1974.  In 1974 Tim founded The Kaifer Insurance Group and for the past four decades he and his wife Jackie have set a gold standard for personalized insurance service and counsel in all lines of business. 

Tim and Jackie enjoy golfing and vacationing.

Debbie Barbieri

Agent, CISR

Debbie joined The Kaifer Insurance Group in September 2012.  She is lifetime resident of Baltimore County and she attended the Community College of Baltimore County before beginning her career in the insurance industry in October of 2001. Debbie holds a license in Property and Casualty, Life and Health and she obtained her CISR (Certified Insurance Service Representative) designation in 2003.  She enjoys working closely with KIG’s clients to provide excellent personal customer service.

 In her free time she enjoys the beach, reading, and most of all spending time with her three granddaughters. 

Jackie Kaifer