GEICO opens second local office in Miami metro area today

NORTH MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 9, 2015 – GEICO opens a new local office in North Miami at 13631 Biscayne Blvd. today, headed by Gilbert Suarez, a veteran insurance professional with a team of five licensed agents at the location.

Suarez and his staff, made up of agents Diana Suarez, Armando Amador, Milena Arza, Carlui Marrero and Hugo Gonzalez, have more than 60 years of insurance industry experience. Along with auto policies, the team can help with boat, renters, homeowners, RV and more forms of insurance, as well as work to bring additional savings through multi-line discounts. All team members are bilingual, and look forward to serving the Miami area's vibrant Hispanic community.

"With GEICO's superior product line and our location in the heart of one of Miami's most prominent business districts, I'm confident our office is well-positioned to become a major insurance player in the area," Suarez said. "We're here to deliver the most competitive rates from Hollywood to Miami Shores, as well as surrounding coastal and inland communities."

Suarez, a lifelong South Floridian, is no stranger to the metropolitan Miami market. Prior to opening the North Miami local office, Suarez ran an award-winning insurance agency, where he successfully built a book of business from zero to more than 7,000 clients.

Weekday hours for GEICO's North Miami local office are 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. until noon. To get a quote or learn more about GEICO's North Miami local office visit https://www.geico.com/insurance-agents/florida/miami/gilbert-suarez/ or call 305-914-9220.

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.