GEICO opens new office in Hamburg, N.Y.

HAMBURG, N.Y., February 26, 2013 – Scott Kaltman, GEICO field representative, has opened a new office at 3835 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg, N.Y. The office is now open and serving local residents providing insurance protection for their autos, homes, boats and jet skis, motorcycles as well as umbrella policies and identity theft insurance.

"We are very excited to be a part of the local community and to serve the residents of the Southtowns," said Kaltman. "We look forward to providing the best possible product to the community. Many people know us through our advertising. We also want them to get to know our personalized service."

Kaltman has more than nine years of insurance experience with GEICO in sales, service and claims and served as a manager in the homeowners division. He earned his bachelor's degree from Towson University in Maryland. Kaltman will be joined by his wife Jenny, a former service manager at GEICO who has more than eight years of experience in sales and service.

"We are pleased that Scott will be working with our customers in the Southtowns area," said Robin Burdick, vice president of GEICO's field representative activities. "GEICO has a lot to offer in terms of community outreach and support, as well as our professional services."

The Kaltmans regularly attend local sporting events and other activities in the community. Their office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local residents are encouraged to stop by or call the office at (716) 604-0345.

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.

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