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Company Type: Public, NYSE: ALL
CEO: Thomas J. Wilson
Headquarters: Northbrook, IL
Number of employees: About 40,200
A.M. Best Financial Stability Rating: A+
Allstate Insurance was founded in 1931 and was part of Sears, Roebuck & Co. until 1995 when Sears divested its interest. When Allstate became a publicly traded company, in 1993, it was the largest public offering of its time. Currently, Allstate is the largest publicly held insurance company in the United States.
Through its many agencies and subsidiaries, Allstate Insurance offers a range of products beyond insurance, including retirement and investment products, supplemental health and roadside assistance services.
Allstate Insurance Products
Allstate Insurance provides a full line of insurance products including, Allstate home insurance, Allstate life insurance, and Allstate auto insurance to both individual and business clients. The company also provides boat, motorcycle, motorhome, snowmobile, renters insurance and a dedicated auto dealer insurance line.
Allstate Insurance retains its in-person offices but is also on the forefront of technology. Policy quotes can be obtained through Allstate exclusive agencies, independent agents, via phone or the internet using the company website or mobile apps.
Claims can be submitted or tracked via an online claim website portal. Allstate Insurance also offers claim support via phone as well as through Allstate Customer Care via Twitter.
For mobile users, Allstate Insurance offers its Allstate Mobile App for viewing policy information, claim submission, and instant accident support. The app allows those who have been in an accident to instantly send claim information, including photos to the insurance company.
In order to be better prepared for an accident or disaster, Allstate Insurance also offers the Allstate Digital Locker app that lets consumer catalog and inventory their belongings, making the claims process faster and easier should an accident occur.
For in-person service, Allstate Insurance has the country covered with many regional Allstate locations including California, New York, Georgia, and Texas. Allstate products can be purchased through licensed Allstate representatives.
Allstate Insurance Discounts
Allstate Insurance offers a full range of discounts for its auto, home and life policies. Multi-policy discounts are available when auto and home or life products are combined. Allstate discounts also include lifestyle discounts, good driver discounts and claim free discounts.
Discussing discounts with an Allstate agent is the best way to become aware of the many available discounts for a specific policy.
Other Allstate Insurance Information
Allstate Insurance also markets the brands Encompass and Esurance. Esurance is a fully online insurance company.
The company has a long-term focus on the communities it serves and has won numerous awards for its efforts. The Allstate Foundation sponsors programs to promote teen driving safety, to deter domestic violence and to promote the development of teens. Allstate has been recognized for its philanthropy, volunteerism, and the diversity of its corporate culture.
The Allstate Insurance slogan, “You’re In Good Hands With Allstate ®,” is well-known in the United States from television ads. Allstate covers about 16 million American households and is focused on protecting consumers and preparing them for tomorrow.