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Company Details
Address: 1800 North Point Drive
City: Stevens Point
State: WI
ZIP Code: 54481
Phone Number: (715) 346-6000
AM Best Rating: A+
URL where was collected the AM Best Rating: http://www3.ambest.com/ratings/entities/
Lines of Insurance: auto, life
States Licensed To Sell Insurance In: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY
Type of Insurance Company: Private Mutual
Top executive Contact: Peter G. McPartland
Title of Top executive: President/Chairman of the Board/CEO
Assets & Premiums: 2013: Assets: $13.197 billion Policyholders' Surplus: $4.088 billion Premiums Earned: $2.222 billion
Insurance subsidiaries:
  1. Middlesex Insurance Co.
  2. Dairyland Insurance Co.
  3. Patriot General Insurance Co.
  4. Viking County Mutual Insurance Company
  5. Parker Services, LLC.
  6. Peak Property and Casualty Insurance Corp.
Company Rating 2 (12 reviews)

Company Overview:


Company History: Sentry insurance was founded in 1904 by members of the Wisconsin Retail Hardware Association. It was originally known as the Hardware Mutual Casualty Company; however, it changed its name to Sentry Insurance A Mutual Company in 1963. Currently Sentry covers more than 1.1 million policy holders and employs over 4,000 associates, who, on average, have a retention of 26 years. The company has 97.6% commercial claims satisfaction percentage, is the largest writer of John Deere Dealerships nationwide and has a 90% Policyholder retention.
Principle Sales Methods: Independent agents and internal sales agents

Life Annuity Business: Sentry Group offers term life and whole life insurance and a spectrum of annuity policies.
Auto Business: Sentry sells auto and motorcycle insurance policies through its subsidiary, Dairyland Insurance.

Special Business: Sentry sells a variety of business insurance policies for auto dealerships, equipment dealerships, food processors, metalworking, RV and boat dealerships, state workers’ comp programs, and truck dealerships.

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