GEICO expands in Western New York; search begins to fill 600 jobs
BUFFALO, N.Y., August 9, 2016 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo joined GEICO Chairman and CEO Tony Nicely today as GEICO announced plans to expand it regional operations office in Western New York with an additional facility at 150 Crosspoint Parkway, Getzville, N.Y.
With this expansion, GEICO expects to add more than 600 new jobs in Western New York over the next six years. The company will also invest nearly $11 million to fit out and equip its current and additional offices to accommodate the new jobs.
"GEICO is immensely delighted to bring new career opportunities to the Greater Buffalo area," said Tony Nicely. "We consider our associates to be one of our greatest assets. That's why it's important for us to continue to seek out and add highly talented individuals to our GEICO family."
The expansion brings new opportunities for careers in sales, customer service and claims service.
"It's certainly an exciting time for GEICO and the Western New York area," said Pionne Corbin, regional vice president. "We look forward to continuing to grow and better serve our associates, policyholders, and the local community."
Qualified candidates who have excellent customer service, time management and are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment are encouraged to apply at www.geico.com/careers/office-locations/new-york-buffalo/.
Prior insurance experience is not required. GEICO will provide those with a willingness to learn and a passion for customer service with all required training for associates to become licensed insurance professionals.
GEICO offers competitive starting salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, continuing education, tuition reimbursement, on-site college courses, career growth opportunities, community engagement opportunities and a friendly, supportive workplace.
For more about career opportunities and to submit an application, visit www.geico.com/careers/office-locations/new-york-buffalo/.
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 15 million private passenger customers, insuring more than 24 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, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.
For more information, go to www.geico.com.