GEICO named one of 2013 Best Places to Work in Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 25, 2013 – In recognition of GEICO's efforts as one of the top employers in the state, GEICO was named one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group.

GEICO's two regional offices—Fredericksburg and Virginia Beach—were recognized for providing a supporting and satisfying workplace by offering competitive salaries, paid training, comprehensive benefits packages, and continuing education opportunities.

"GEICO has long been a wonderful place to work and many of our associates have been with us 20 or more years," said Theresa Livelsberger, human resources director at GEICO's Fredericksburg office. "It's a great place to build and sustain a career."

As one of the largest private employers in Fredericksburg, GEICO plans to hire more than 500 associates this year. The Virginia Beach location also serves as one of the largest private employers in the area and plans to hire more than 500 associates by the end of the year.

"Whether it's a new graduate or a seasoned professional, GEICO is always looking for enthusiastic associates to carry on our commitment of providing exceptional customer service to our policyholders," said Beth Roberts, human resources director at GEICO's Virginia Beach office. "We're proud to be named one of best places to work in Virginia and plan to be the best for many years to come."

For more information about GEICO, please visit the GEICO careers website.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 14 million private passenger customers and insures more than 23 million vehicles (auto & cycle).

Using GEICO's online service center, policyholders can purchase policies, make policy changes, report claims and print insurance ID cards. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through the GEICO App, reach a representative over the phone or visit a GEICO local agent.

GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), boats, travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.

For more information, go to www.geico.com.