What does GEICO stand for?

Government Employees Insurance Company. The name goes back to the beginnings of the company. Founder Leo Goodwin first targeted a customer base of U.S. government employees and military personnel. Today, of course, the company has grown to provide insurance to a wide range of customers, whether they’re employed by Uncle Sam or the private sector.

How many customers does GEICO serve?

More than 13 million auto policies in force and growing.

GEICO insures more than 22 million vehicles.

Just The Stats On GEICO

Tony Nicely, Chairman and CEO
Bill Roberts, President and COO
Second-largest private passenger auto insurer in the United States (A.M. Best)
One of the fastest-growing major auto insurers in the U.S.
Employs more than 30,000 associates
Maintains 14 major offices around the country
Provides 24-hour service, seven days a week, 365 days a year
Seven affiliated companies to meet insurance needs of drivers
What’s the connection with Berkshire Hathaway?
In 1996, GEICO became a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, headed by Warren Buffett, one of the country’s most successful investors. For the past several years, Fortune magazine has named Berkshire’s property-casualty insurance operation the most admired in the country.

Who vouches for GEICO’s financial strength?

Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) and its affiliate companies (GEICO General Insurance Company, GEICO Indemnity Company, GEICO Casualty Company, GEICO Advantage Insurance Company, GEICO Choice Insurance Company, and GEICO Secure Insurance Company) enjoy high ratings in the industry for financial strength and claims-paying ability:

AA+ rating from Standard and Poor’s
Aa1 from Moody’s
A++ from A. M. Best
When and where to reach GEICO?
Contact us 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year
(800) 841-3000

Corporate headquarters:
5260 Western Avenue, Chevy Chase, Md. 20815

Mailing address:
One GEICO Plaza, Washington, D.C. 20076

Regional offices:
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Woodbury, New York
Macon, Georgia
San Diego, California
Dallas, Texas
Lakeland, Florida
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Buffalo, New York
Tucson, Arizona

Service centers:
Coralville, Iowa
Honolulu, Hawaii
Indianapolis, Indiana

What does GEICO offer our men and women in uniform?

Since its founding in 1936, GEICO has worked to offer members of the U.S. military the most affordable insurance options. We continue to recognize the troops’ important service to our country with special discount programs and service options, whether they are deployed domestically or abroad, in peacetime, or in times of conflict. GEICO is always committed to providing members of the military the service and respect that they deserve.

Does GEICO offer more than car insurance?

Indeed! In addition to auto insurance, GEICO can help you with:

Motorcycle, ATV, RV, and Boat insurance
Homeowners, Renters, Condo, Co-op, and Mobile Home insurance
Personal Umbrella Protection
Life insurance
Flood insurance
Overseas insurance
Business Owners Policy
Professional Liability insurance
General Liability insurance
Commercial Auto insurance
Collector Car insurance
Identity Protection

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