GEICO agent opens office in Montgomery County

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 12, 2016 – GEICO has opened a new local office in Montgomery County at 842 Rockville Pike, Suite B, across from the Wintergreen Plaza. Patrick Donoho, a seasoned GEICO insurance professional, will lead a team of five licensed agents at the Rockville location.

Donoho and his staff, made up of agents Jennifer Hernandez, Latoya Boseman, Katherine Cornelius, Chris Laws and Ruth Alvarez, have a wide range of insurance industry and sales experience. Along with auto policies, the team also can help with renters, homeowners, umbrella, motorcycle, boat, RV and more forms of insurance.

GEICO agents in the Montgomery County local office look to bring savings to policyholders wherever possible, including discounts for the large number of government employees and military members living in the area. Additional discounts are available to members of certain alumni and professional organizations, and also to those who purchase multiple policies.

"GEICO has called the D.C. metro area home for nearly all of its almost 80 year history, and has risen to become the largest auto insurer in the region during that time," Donoho said. "Our office is excited to deliver GEICO's class-leading customer service with a personal touch to both Montgomery County and Washington D.C., a market which continues to see staggering growth."

Weekday hours for GEICO's Montgomery County local office are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. To get a quote or learn more about GEICO's Montgomery County local office visit www.geico.com/insurance-agents/maryland/washington-dc/patrick-donoho/ or call (301) 354-4444.

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.