GEICO opens local office in Torrance to serve Los Angeles customers

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 18, 2016 – GEICO has opened a new local office in Torrance at 20026 Hawthorne Blvd. to help serve customers throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Insurance professional Kevin Berger will lead a team of four licensed agents at the new location.

Berger and his staff, made up of agents Kelly Berger, Leslie Van Cott, Leopoldo Guzman and Bryce Corden-Yoshida, have an extensive insurance industry background and can provide counseling and quotes on GEICO's full portfolio of insurance products. Along with auto policies, the team also can help with renters, homeowners, motorcycle, umbrella, boat and more forms of insurance.

To better meet the needs of greater Los Angeles' vibrant multicultural population, some staff members are also bilingual in Spanish and Croatian.

GEICO agents in the Torrance local office look to bring savings to policyholders wherever possible, including those who purchase multiple policies or take an approved defensive driving course in the state of California. Additional savings are available to members of certain alumni and professional organizations, as well as military members.

"GEICO continues to see impressive growth in California," Berger said. "Our office gives customers another avenue to access GEICO's competitive rates, as well as the outstanding customer service with a personal touch that they come to expect from our brand."

Look for team members from GEICO's Torrance local office at USC Trojans football games starting Saturday, November 5, and listen for a message from staff members during USC football broadcasts.

Weekday hours for GEICO's Torrance local office are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. To get a quote or learn more about GEICO's Torrance local office visit online or call (310) 683-6080.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company), the second-largest auto insurer in the U.S., was founded in 1936 and insures more than 27 million vehicles.

To make changes, report claims, print insurance cards and purchase additional products, policyholders can log into their car insurance policy, connect via GEICO Mobile, phone or by visiting a GEICO local agent.

Homeowners, renters, condo, flood, identity theft and life coverages are written through non-affiliated insurance companies and are secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Commercial auto and personal umbrella coverages are also available.

Visit www.geico.com for a quote or to learn more.