Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities and Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (or Date of Earliest Event Reported): February 17, 2011



Homeowners Choice, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




Florida   001-34126   20-5961396

(State or Other Jurisdiction of

Incorporation or Organization)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

2340 Drew Street, Suite 200

Clearwater, Florida 33765

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(727) 213-3600

(Telephone Number, Including Area Code)



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Section 1    Registrant’s Business and Operations

Item 1.01    Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

On February 17, 2011, we amended an Executive Agreement we have with our chief executive officer, F.X. McCahill, III, by increasing his annual compensation to $225,000.

Section 5.    Corporate Governance and Management

Item 5.02    Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On February 17, 2011, we established a compensatory plan in which certain of our principal executive officers are participating. In an effort to retain our current management and induce future efforts on behalf of the company, retention bonuses were awarded as set forth below. Each recipient agreed to repay the bonus on a prorata basis if the recipient were to voluntarily leave service of the company before November 1, 2011.








Paresh Patel

   Executive Chairman    $ 185,000   

F.X. McCahill, III

   Chief Executive Officer    $ 85,000   

As indicated under item 1.01, we amended an Executive Agreement we have with our chief executive officer, F.X. McCahill, III, by increasing his annual compensation to $225,000.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

Dated: February 23, 2011.



/s/ Richard R. Allen

Name:   Richard R. Allen
Title:   Chief Financial Officer

A signed original of this Form 8-K has been provided to Homeowners Choice, Inc. and will be retained by Homeowners Choice, Inc. and furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission or its staff upon request.