GEICO promotes Connor to regional vice president

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 18, 2018 – The GEICO Board of Directors has promoted Jeremy Connor to vice president of the company's regional office in Buffalo, New York, and claims office in Marlton, New Jersey. Jeremy Connor, GEICO regional rive president

Connor had served as assistant vice president of claims in Buffalo since 2016. He began his GEICO career in 1995 as a part-time claims information center associate at the company's Woodbury, New York, regional office. He then became a full-time claims service representative.

After progressing through all of the technical areas in liability claims, Connor was named a claims service representative supervisor and later a telephone claims representative supervisor at GEICO's Tucson, Arizona, office.

He next relocated to Buffalo to help establish its claims department and supervise telephone claims representatives. He later became a section manager. In 2007, Connor returned to Woodbury to manage planning and operations; he became regional liability director a year later. He was named director of personal injury protection for the region in 2010.

Connor was elected a GEICO officer in 2012, when he was named assistant vice president of claims at the Fredericksburg, Virginia, regional office. In 2014, he assumed that same title at GEICO's Lakeland, Florida, regional office.

Connor has a B.S. degree in finance from SUNY-Old Westbury and attended a management seminar program in 2008.

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.

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