Plattsburgh Rob Shumway is confident that his insurance agency offers North Country residents savings, excellent service and a broad array of insurance products. The Shumway Insurance Agency specializes in automobile, homeowners and business insurance and represents several respected companies including Erie Insurance, AIG, Progressive, Foremost and GMAC. Both Progressive and Foremost also insure snowmobiles, four-wheelers, motorcycles, travel trailers and boats.
Rob Shumway became a licensed insurance agent almost twenty years ago and opened his agency one year ago. He says his first year in business has been very successful and the primary reason is his association with Erie Insurance. Hes proud to be the companys only Plattsburgh agent. Shumway explained, My business philosophy is a good fit for Erie Insurance. They have an old-fashioned philosophy. Above all they want to provide their customers with the best protection at the lowest possible cost.
Erie Insurance has been in business since 1925. Its ranked A+ in financial strength by the A.M. Best rating company and has received J.D. Powers highest awards for customer satisfaction and claims service. Rob Shumway said, "Erie Insurance rates are extremely competitive for auto, commercial auto, business and homeowners insurance. While some other companies have had major homeowners insurance rate increases, Eries rates have come down twice in the past year. Claims payment, of course, is the ultimate test of any insurance policy. Shumway stated, Erie Insurance is excellent in paying claims. I have customers who have been with them for forty or more years and wouldnt go anywhere else. He noted that Erie Insurance is a relatively small company when compared to some of the giants in the industry. It only does business in twelve states and does not do business along the southern coast of the U.S.; therefore, it hasnt experienced the major storm-related claims encountered by some larger companies. Erie also tries to meet customers needs as they develop. Homeowners policyholders, for example, can purchase ID theft insurance for only $20 a year.