Farmers Insurance Corporate Office AddressFarmers Insurance Group, Inc.
4680 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Contact Farmers InsurancePhone Number: (323) 932-3200
Fax Number: (323) 932-3101
Email: Email Farmers Insurance
ExecutivesCEO: Jeffrey J. Dailey
CFO: Scott R. Lindquist
COO: Jeffrey J. Dailey
Farmers Insurance History
Farmers Insurance Group was founded as Farmers Automobile Inter-Insurance Exchange in 1928 by Thomas Leavey and John Tyler. The first office was in Los Angeles, California where the company is still headquartered today.
In 1935, the company launched a division specifically for truck insurance.
In 1942, the company launched a division specifically for home insurance.
In 1950, Mid-Century Insurance became a subsidiary of Farmers.
In 1953, the company acquired New World Life Insurance Co.
John Tyler died in 1973 and Thomas Leavey became CEO. Leavey retired in 1978.
In 1988, Farmers was acquired by BATUS Inc. in a hostile takeover that took 8 months. Zurich Financial Services was created as a holding company for Farmers Insurance.
In recent years the company has acquired several larger insurers including Foremost Insurance Group in 2000, Bristol West Holdings in 2007 and 21st Century Insurance in 2009.
Farmers is currently the third largest provider of consumer home and auto insurance in the US. They current insurance over 20 million individual policies.