Erie Insurance Group
100 Erie Insurance Place
Erie, PA 16530-1104
If you are looking for a multi-line insurance group, then Erie Insurance is for you. The company was put up by entrepreneurs H.O. Hirt and O.G. Crawford in 1925, initially offering only auto insurance. Now about 80 years old, the company is as strong as ever.
After its establishment, Erie Insurance started expanding immediately. By 1928, it opened its second office in Pittsburgh, P.A. and expanded outside of Pennsylvania by 1953.
Simultaneous to its expanding territories, the company expanded its services, which include the Super Standard Auto Policy and fire insurance. Years later, the homeowners’ insurance policy was added.
Today, Erie Insurance has over four million policies geared toward protecting individuals, their families, and their businesses. The company offers various services to meet everyone’s needs including home and tenants insurance policy and boat insurance policy. It also offers auto insurance and business insurance to meet the needs of different kinds of businesses, from small to large. You can avail of its services through its experienced, independent and professional insurance agents.
Erie Insurance has offices in 24 cities. It operates in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Maryland, Tennessee, North Carolina, Ohio, New York, Wisconsin, Virginia, and West Virginia. With an impressive 313,000 policies on life, disability income and annuity, the company, including 11 states and the District of Columbia, is represented by over 2,000 agencies
According to Fortune Magazine, Erie Insurance Group catapulted to being the 484th largest corporate group in the United States in terms of revenue, from a previous rank of 686th.
A.M. Best Company rated Erie Insurance as A+ for Superior in terms of property and casualty. A.M. Best Company also rated The Erie Family Life Insurance Company as A for Excellent.
For three consecutive years, from 2008 to 2010, Erie Insurance was awarded the highest ranking among all auto insurance companies for satisfying buyers.
It has also received the Gold in the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award, an award given to organizations that care about and has given action that is geared toward the well-being and the lifestyle of their employees.
Due to the company’s consistency, performance and financial stability, it was included in the Ward Group’s Top 50 Property/Casual insurers.
Primarily headquartered is in Erie, PA, Erie Insurance is just a couple of blocks away from its small first office in 1925. There are 4,300 employees in its main office and field offices. At the home office alone, there are 2,280 employees.
One of the goals of the Erie Insurance Company is to provide the greatest service at the fairest and lowest possible cost. It is happy about the feedback it gets from its customers. H.O. Hirt, the founder of Erie Insurance himself, mentioned that service must come first. The agents are like part of the family, who has their clients’ best interests at heart. They want their customers to know exactly that – and they’ll go whatever extra miles it requires in providing them security and satisfaction.