ERIE, Pa., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Professional Insurance Agents of Indiana, Inc. (PIA) recognized Erie Insurance with the Company Award of Excellence during the organization's annual award ceremony in Indianapolis.
"We're honored to accept this award and be recognized by our peers for a job well done," said Anthony DaBreo, branch manager, Indianapolis. "We strive to work together with our agents and employees to perpetuate our Above all in Service philosophy that is truly superior."
The award reflects outstanding creativity in the development of new insurance products and strong relationships with agents and customers.
"Erie Insurance is constantly striving for excellence while carrying out their founding purpose, which is to provide policyholders with as near perfect protection, as near perfect service as is humanly possible and to do so at the lowest possible cost," said PIA of Indiana President Larry Mayfield.
Erie Insurance consistently ranks among the top companies in PIA's Insurance Company Satisfaction Survey in the areas of billing system, ease of doing business and current turnaround time.
According to A.M. Best Company, Erie Insurance Group, based in Erie, Pennsylvania, is the 14th largest automobile insurer in the United States based on direct premiums written and the 18th largest property/casualty insurer in the United States based on total lines net premium written. The Group, rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company, has over 4.1 million policies in force and operates in 11 states and the District of Columbia. Erie Insurance Group ranks 484 on the FORTUNE 500.
Erie Insurance earned J.D. Power and Associates' award for "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with the Auto Insurance Shopping Experience." This recognition is based on the results of the 2010 Insurance Shopping Study, which evaluates the experience of customers purchasing a new auto insurance policy. Erie Insurance has also been recognized on the list of Ward's 50 Group of top performing insurance companies. The Ward's 50 award analyzes the financial performance of 3,000 property and casualty companies and 800 life-health insurance companies and recognizes the top performers for achieving outstanding financial results in safety and consistency over a five-year period (2004-2008).
SOURCE Erie Insurance