GEICO agent Bob Shanahan serves east Pittsburgh suburbs

MONROEVILLE, Pa., March 26, 2015 – GEICO, well known for its focus on savings and customer service, offers a wide range of coverages at its local office in Monroeville, Pa., headed by licensed agent Bob Shanahan.

Shanahan and his staff, made up of agents Bill Shanahan, Katie Coyle-Hetrick and Stephanie McCracken, have more than 60 years of insurance industry experience. Along with auto policies, the team can help with renters, homeowners, RV, motorcycle, boat and more forms of insurance, as well as work to bring additional savings through multi-line and special association discounts.

"With GEICO's superior product line and our office's expansion of our community referral program for 2015, I'm confident we are well-positioned to become a major insurance player in the area," Shanahan said. "We are here to deliver highly competitive rates from Murrysville to White Oak, as well as surrounding communities in Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties."

Shanahan, a Wilkinsburg native, is no stranger to the greater Pittsburgh market. Prior to opening the Monroeville local office, Shanahan ran another insurance agency as well as a law practice for nine years.

The GEICO Monroeville local office takes an active role in the community, sponsoring several youth programs and community events. Recently the office supported the Pittsburgh Fire Department's Coats for Kids charity initiative, which donated winter coats to elementary school aged children from low income households.

Hours for the Monroeville local office are as follows: Mon.-Wed.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tues.-Thurs. from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sat. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To get a quote or learn more about GEICO's Monroeville local office visit or call 412.317.5500.

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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