GEICO opens local office in Burbank

BURBANK, Calif., April 21, 2021 — GEICO has opened a new local office at 3522 W Magnolia Blvd. in Burbank, California. Melody Avecilla will lead a team of licensed agents at the new location.

Avecilla has significant experience in the insurance industry. Before opening this GEICO local office, Avecilla gained years of extensive insurance experience while working in auto claims and opening other local offices. Avecilla has a Master of Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University.

Avecilla and her team — Bay Angustia, Heather Avecilla, James Avecilla, Kevin Patanawong, James Ramirez and Christian Ylagan —will help customers purchase car insurance and coverage for homeowners, renters, condos, RVs, motorcycles, boats, umbrella, identity protection, jewelry, commercial vehicles and more.

The Burbank local office also has bilingual staff members and is proud to serve the Spanish-speaking, Filipino and Tagalog-speaking communities.

"Burbank is a vibrant bustling community – with great amenities, schools and community spirit," Avecilla said. "We look forward to providing a prompt, friendly, one−stop insurance service shop for the entire community."

GEICO agents in the Burbank local office also look to bring savings to policyholders through multi-policy and special association and alumni discounts. For example, alumni from UCLA, USC, California State University Northridge and other colleges/universities may qualify for additional savings.

Additionally, active duty military, reservists and veterans living nearby may also be eligible for GEICO's military discount.

GEICO's Burbank local office is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Customers visiting the office in person must wear a mask upon entering the lobby, and all staff members wear a mask when meeting with customers. To get a quote or learn more visit GEICO's Burbank local office online or call (818) 524-4410.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company), the third-largest auto insurer in the U.S., was founded in 1936 and insures more than 27 million vehicles in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. A member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, GEICO employs more than 38,000 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 for a quote or to learn more.