State Farm Insurance is a large group of insurance companies throughout the United States with corporate headquarters in Bloomington, Illinois. State Farm is the largest property and casualty insurance provider in the United States. It is also the largest auto insurance provider in the United States. State Farm relies on exclusive agents (also known as captive agents) to sell insurance. Only State Farm agents can sell State Farm insurance, and their agents can sell only State Farm products
State Farm was founded in 1922 by retired farmer and insurance salesman George Jacob “G.J.” Mecherle. A mutual company, State Farm is focused on its policyholders. State Farm is currently ranked number 36 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies.
The State Farm Story began with Mecherle’s original vision for State Farm: operate fairly and do the right thing for customers. His vision still guides the company today. State Farm continued mission is to be the first and best choice in the products and services it provides.
Originally a single-line auto insurance company, State Farm now offers about 100 products and services, in five different lines of business. The company shows its commitment to policyholders by handling nearly 36,000 claims per day. State Farm does the right thing for our customers and does the right thing for communities.
A public leader in auto safety efforts, State Farm helped pass a number of seat belt laws and continues to fight for seat belt and teen driver safety. The company is also heavily involved in and supports communities through the sponsorship of safety programs and organizations.
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