GEICO opens local office in West Springfield

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Feb. 24, 2021—GEICO has opened a new local office at 1010 Union Street in West Springfield, Massachusetts. Agency owner John Fosdick will lead a team of licensed agents at the new location.

Today, West Springfield Mayor William Reichelt joined Fosdick along with several other community and business leaders for a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of the GEICO local office.

Fosdick has extensive insurance leadership experience. Prior to opening the West Springfield local office, he spent five years working at the largest online insurance broker in the country. During his tenure as a manager, Fosdick directed the company in sales and customer service strategy and was responsible for hiring and training more than two hundred new agents.

Fosdick and his staff members will help customers purchase car insurance, as well as coverage for homeowners, renters, condos, RVs, motorcycles, boats, umbrella, identity protection, jewelry, commercial auto insurance and more.

The West Springfield local office has bilingual staff members and is proud to serve the Spanish–speaking community. Additionally, insurance agents are licensed to write policies in both Massachusetts and Connecticut and are available to assist customers from both states.

"GEICO has some of the most competitive rates in Massachusetts, and we look forward to finding every way possible for our customers to save on insurance," Fosdick said. "Buying insurance is an important financial decision and our team members will use their expertise to recommend coverage options that best suit every customer's individual lifestyle."

Active duty military stationed at Westover Air Force Base and veterans living nearby may also be eligible for GEICO's military discount.

GEICO's West Springfield local office is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Customers visiting the office in person must book an appointment ahead of time and wear a mask upon entering the lobby. All staff members wear a mask when meeting with customers. To get a quote or learn more visit GEICO's West Springfield local office online or call (413) 504-1950.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company), the second-largest auto insurer in the U.S., was founded in 1936 and insures more than 28 million vehicles in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. A member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, GEICO employs more than 43,000 associates countrywide. GEICO constantly strives to make lives better by protecting people against unexpected events while saving them money and providing an outstanding customer experience. Along with personal auto insurance, commercial auto and personal umbrella coverages are also available. Homeowners, renters, condo, flood, identity theft, term life, and more coverages are written through non-affiliated insurance companies and are secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, LLC. Visit geico.com for a quote or to learn more.