GEICO named to Ward's 50 top performers for the 24th consecutive year

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 22, 2014 – For the 24th consecutive year, GEICO has been named to Ward's 50 group of top performing insurance companies. GEICO, which is one of only three companies honored by the prestigious Ward Group for 24 consecutive years, was recognized for achieving outstanding financial results in the areas of safety, consistency and performance over a five-year period from 2009 - 2013.

"Being named to the Ward's 50 group once again is an honor for GEICO, and making the list for 24 straight years is a significant achievement," said GEICO COO and president Bill Roberts. "We take great pride in GEICO's long-term growth and success in the insurance industry, so we're pleased to be recognized for that."

Ward Group is the leading provider of operational and compensation benchmarking and best practices services for insurance companies. The company analyzes more than 3,000 property and casualty insurance companies domiciled in the U.S. and identifies the top performers based on objective data and subjective quality measures.

GEICO is the second-largest private passenger auto insurer in the U.S., serving close to 13 million customers and insuring more than 20 million vehicles. The insurance company made the first Ward's top 50 list in 1991 and has made the list every year since.

The full-list of Ward's 2013 top 50 performers is featured on the Ward Group's 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 15 million private passenger customers, insuring more than 24 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, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.

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