GEICO honors Rochester agent Craig Brown as field representative of the year

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May, 16, 2016 – GEICO has named Craig Brown its 2015 field representative of the year for his outstanding sales team performance and positive impact in the local community. Brown's GEICO local office at 3740 West Henrietta Rd. in Rochester increased sales in 2015 by more than 40 percent to lead GEICO's 160 local offices across the country.

"It was a tremendous honor for our office to receive this award," Brown said. "It took a strong commitment from everyone in the office to deliver those results and provide the outstanding customer service GEICO is known for. Also, we'd like to extend a big thank you to the Rochester community for its overwhelming support. Thanks to their business we had to move to a new office so we could expand to better meet our policyholders' needs."

Brown has served as a GEICO local agent in Rochester for the past nine years. He began his career with GEICO in 1999, and held management positions company's two New York regional offices, located in Buffalo and Long Island. Brown's staff includes Michal Andrzejczyk, Jamilah Barker, Justin Gmeinweiser, Kyle Haskins, Kelly Peters, Adam Pienio, Antoine Reeves, Joseph Staszczyk, Ian Toegel, Phyllis Toegel, Wolfgang Toegel and David Torres.

GEICO's Rochester team can assist with a number of insurance needs, including: renters, homeowners, RV, boat, motorcycle, umbrella and more forms of insurance. They look to bring additional savings to policyholders through multi-line and association discounts whenever possible.

Brown is active in the local community, serving as a member of the Rochester Rotary and the Greece Chamber of Commerce as well as a supporter of the local United Way, Make-a-Wish Foundation, Lollypop Farm, Food Link and other charitable organizations.

To get a quote or learn more, visit GEICO's Rochester local office online 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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