New GEICO office opens in Lake County to serve Illinois and Wisconsin customers

GURNEE, Ill., Jan. 25, 2018 – GEICO has opened a new local office at 6641 Grand Ave., Unit B, in Gurnee. Howard Greer, an experienced insurance industry professional, will lead a team of two licensed agents at the new Lake County location.

"We are well-positioned to serve customers residing in both Illinois and Wisconsin," Greer said. "As the area continues to grow, we look forwarding to bringing our competitive rates to insure the entire Fox Lake area lifestyle."

Greer served with the Chicago Police Department for more than 25 years before working in the insurance industry.  Now with 10 years of experience, he and his staff—Maria Aguilar and Brendan Warner—can help customers with auto insurance, and coverage for homes, condos and renters. For those who like to spend time enjoying Lake County's many waterways, GEICO staff members also can assist with boat insurance, RV and motorcycle coverage.

GEICO agents in the Gurnee local office look to bring savings to policyholders through multi-line and special association and alumni discounts. For example, alumni from Northern Illinois University, Southern Illinois University, Northwestern University, the University of Wisconsin and many other schools in the area may qualify for additional savings.

Weekday hours for GEICO's Gurnee 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 visit GEICO's Gurnee local office online or call (847) 672-0144.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger car insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of car insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 16 million private passenger customers, insuring more than 27 million vehicles (car & cycle).

GEICO policyholders can make policy changes, report claims, print insurance ID cards, and purchase additional products by logging into their car insurance policy. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through GEICO Mobile, 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 car insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.

For more information, go to www.geico.com.