GEICO's Rochester local office to host grand opening celebration Aug. 4; NASCAR showcar to be featured

ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 30, 2015 – GEICO's Rochester local office, headed by agent Craig Brown, will host a grand opening celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its new location at 3740 W Henrietta Rd. in Rochester.

GEICO's NASCAR Showcar will make an appearance and the Gecko will be featured. Guests can enter to win a series of raffle prizes including tickets to the Cheez-It 355 at the Glen, a $100 Wegmans gift card, Buffalo Bills Training Camp and Pre Season Tickets and local concert tickets. Newman from 92.5 WBEE will broadcast live from the event, and will have a few special guests with him.   

As part of the celebration, Brown's office will present donations to the Rochester Rotary Sunshine Campus, the United Way of Greater Rochester, and the Make a Wish Foundation.

Donuts Delite will provide Cannoli Donuts for refreshments, and Nick Tahou's Hots also will serve its famous Garbage Plates.

"Our new location offers increased accessibility, and many of our new customers say they can't miss it right in the heart of some of Rochester's largest car dealerships," Brown said. "With the added convenience the new office brings, we hope to meet and even exceed expectations of our policyholders new and old in the greater Rochester area."

Besides Monroe County, the new Rochester location also serves the following neighboring counties: Ontario, Livingston, Wayne, Genesee, Yates, Tompkins, Steuben, Seneca and Schuyler.

Brown and his sales staff, made up of office manager Kyle Haskins, Michal Andrzejcyk, Joseph Staszczyk, Justin Gmeinweiser, Kelly Peters, and Todd Wakefield and Adam Pienio have more than 40 years of insurance industry experience combined. In addition to auto, the team can help with renters, homeowners, RV, boat, motorcycle and more forms of insurance, and looks to bring additional savings to policyholders through multi-line discounts whenever possible.

To get a quote or learn more about GEICO's Rochester local office, visit  or call (585) 271-2886.

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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