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Company Details
Address: 1701 N. Towanda Avenue
City: Bloomington
State: IL
ZIP Code: 61701
Phone Number: 309-821-3000
AM Best Rating: 00302
Lines of Insurance: auto, health, care, life, disability, home
States Licensed To Sell Insurance In: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, NV, ND, OK, OR, PA, RI, SD, TN, TX, WA, WI, WY
Type of Insurance Company: Property and Casualty
Parent Company: Country Insurance & Financial Services
Top executive Contact: John D. Blackburn
Title of Top executive: CEO
Assets & Premiums: Country Insurance & Financial Services had property and casualty assets of $3.5 billion at year end 2005 and p/c premium income of $2.0 billion for 2005. In addition, the life insurance operations had assets of $6.9 billion at the end of 2005 and premium income for the year 2005 of $0.6 billion.
Company Rating 2.05 (42 reviews)

Company Overview:


Company History: Country Insurance and Financial Services, operates through a group of property and casualty insurance companies, life insurance companies and a bank to provide a full range of property and casualty insurance, life insurance, disability insurance and retirement services. Country traces its roots to 1925 when a group of agricultural workers created a fire and lightning insurance company. Country Insurance is sponsored by several State Farm Bureau Federations. The company is especially strong in Illinois where it derives about 46% of its p/c premium (as of 2005).
Principle Sales Methods: Company sells its products through approximately 3,125 agents (including about 2,200 exclusive agents and 925 independent agents).

Life Annuity Business: Country sells life insurance, annuities, long term care and disability coverages.
Auto Business: Country’s p/c business is primarily focused on private passenger automobile and homeowner lines, farm and small \”main street\” commercial insurance products.
Homeowners Business: Company’s homeowner lines, include farm and ranch coverages.
Health Business: Health coverages include disability and long term care.

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