1405 North College Avenue
Since opening in 1928, First Insurance Group, Inc. has grown to service the needs of over 5,000 families and 1,000 businesses in the central and southern Indiana area.
Our results depend on years of listening to our clients and working with them to develop an insurance plan that will help them cover all of their needs and challenges. We take our approach to helping people seriously insuring that every client gets the satisfaction knowing their lives are protected from the work we do.
At FIG we take the time to understand what our clients unique challenges are understanding that every family and business have different and specific challenges that can arise. Our relationship with these individuals is what drives this business. The relationship that we have with our clients only grows throughout time and with our business structure we take those relationships and turn them into bonds that can last a lifetime.
Since opening in 1928, First Insurance Group has grown to be one of Indiana's most successful agencies. Organic growth, acquisitions, and relationship-focused culture have made us who we are today. Austin Insurance Agency, Insurance Services, Franklin Insurance Agency, First Insurance Group, J & S Farmers, and 1st Security Agency make up First Insurance Group
Our office uses state-of-the-art automation equipment designed to expedite claim service processing. Our insurance quoting system is designed to quickly and effectively fulfill your needs and ensure that our clients get the best coverage for the best price.
The First Insurance Group staff will dedicate itself to pursuing insurance knowledge and skills that will benefit our clients by providing them with current, accurate information about insurance products and outstanding responses to their needs and requests.
Our agency has been committed to serving our community since 1956. Carl and Kathryn Austin purchased the agency, initially owned by Leonard Welsch, in 1971. Their son Craig Austin joined the agency in 1991 and purchased the agency in 2005. The Austin agency proudly partnered with First Insurance Group in January 2019. This partnership has brought our agency "full circle," so to speak. Carl Austin worked with Frank Eberle, a founder of First Insurance group, before purchasing the Agency in Nashville.
We strive to provide excellent customer service with the heart of a teacher and provide quality products to meet each client's unique needs. Our goal is to create long-term relationships with our clients and our carriers.
Insurance Services Inc was founded in 1915 by Burt C. Laurimore. Originally called B.C. Laurimore Agency, the business was sold to Glen J. May in 1937. The agency was then called Glen J. May Agency until 1968 when it became May Insurance Associates. The agency was purchased by Jack R. DeFord in 1974 and became Insurance Services Inc. Over the years, Insurance Services Inc has purchased the Rockwell Insurance Agency and Ray Agency in Cloverdale Indiana and the John M. King Agency in Gosport Indiana. All are operated as Insurance Services Inc at our 205 E Morgan Street location in Spencer Indiana.
Our current staff is proud to offer over 108 combined years in the insurance business. We pride ourselves on representing on the best companies and strive to provide the best coverage combined with the best price. We are committed to education and have two CIC's, one ACSR and one LUTCF.
It is our mission to be the agency of choice, providing quality service to our new and existing customers. We will continue to grow our agency with our focus always being to provide the best combination of coverage and price for all of our customers.
Our vision is that our agency and the communities we serve, continue to grow and prosper. We will accomplish this by continuing to adapt our agency to the constant changes around us. We will continue to support our communities both financially and with our personal involvement.
1st Security Insurance was founded in 1982. Since that time it has developed excellent market share in Monroe and Greene counties where our four offices are located. A significant volume of business is also written in the surrounding counties. In 2012 1st Security Insurance merged with First Insurance Group.
An emphasis has always been placed on building a broad base of clientele; both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. These include both commercial and personal accounts.
Our employees and companies have a wide range of expertise and background which enable us to best serve our clients and meet client expectations.
This agency will professionally service its clients by identifying and satisfying their many needs through a complete range of insurance products.
To become our clients insurance provider and representative of choice by pursuing excellence in service that exceeds customer expectations.
J&S Farmers Agency started in 1894 as Farmers Mutual of Johnson & Shelby Counties. In 1997 J&S Farmers Agency was formed as the mutual was consolidated. We serve the insurance needs of clients in Johnson, Shelby, and surrounding counties in central Indiana. J&S Farmers Agency is a multi-line independent insurance agency representing many reputable carriers. In 2019 we joined forces with First Insurance Group, and since, have grown, adding new agents and evolving our book of business.
Today we are proud to have agents that have been a part of the insurance industry for many years. Our agents and service representatives have over 90 years of insurance knowledge and experience. We are happy to help with your Farm, Commercial, Personal, Life, and Health Insurance needs and provide you with the most up-to-date Risk Management in the industry.
To us, the client agent relationship is more than just a policy, it’s having a trusted advisor who can help guide you through issues that you may face in your business or personal life.