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2906 Devine StColumbia, SC 29205

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About Joe Johnston - Columbia Insurance Agent

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As an Allstate Agent in Columbia, I know many local families. My knowledge and understanding of the people in this community help me provide customers with an outstanding level of service. I look forward to helping families like yours protect the things that are important - your family, home, car, boat, and more.

I’m proud to work with a company that’s one of the biggest in the insurance industry. In fact, last year Allstate had a relationship with about one of every six American households and protected an estimated 17 million autos. A stable, reputable company that reaches out to millions of American households to meet their needs – that’s my kind of company.

As a small business owner, I understand the importance of building a solid foundation for the future and developing long-lasting customer relationships. That’s why I’m committed to offering you the same level of service I’d expect from my own business dealings. When you leave my office, I hope you’ll feel confident, informed, assured and satisfied in your choices. The way you should feel.

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    Meet the Team

    Sarah Walker
    Senior Sales Associate
    Sarah has been the picture of 'Sterling Service for over 10 years at our agency on Devine Street. She is not an eight-to-fiver, but rather can be found working thru lunch or after hours to assist a much appreciated customer. One of her greatest assets to the agency and the customer base is her tenacious quest to see that the customers receive the discounts that they qualify for. Call Sarah for the best in service and highest of integrity.
    Ruthie Aguilar
    Licensed Sales Producer
    Ruth comes to us from California, with years of Insurance experience with English and Spanish speaking customers. Bearing a degree in Business Administration and certification in Collision Damage Estimating, Ruth is a great addition to our agency staff. She is eager to help customers to the greatest extent possible and her insurance skills and knowledge will be put to use in getting you the right coverage with the discounts that you qualify for.
    Jimmy Sauls
    Benefits Specialist
    Jimmy previously served as an Agent for 11 years. Jimmy earned his BS and MBA from the University of South Carolina. Group and individual insurance coverage can help provide protection for individuals and families from financial burdens due to unexpected death, illness or injuries.
    Keith Ridgway
    Personal Financial Representative
    As a Personal Financial Representative, I’m committed to showing you how Allstate is different & better than the rest, backing it up with an outstanding level of service. One of the things I like best about working with Allstate is the variety of products and services I can offer customers, with solutions to address their financial needs including their child’s education or retirement. I look forward to helping families like yours protect the things that are important and helping you prepare a strategy to achieve your financial goals, with a relationship you can count on.
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    Best of Columbia 2014

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    Insurance Products & Services

    Insurance is unlike any other product out there - you pay for it and hope you never have to use it. And that makes paying more than you need to that much more uncomfortable.

    With a policy from Allstate, you can help keep your insurance costs low with the wide variety of discounts we offer. Keep in mind, not all discounts are available in every state. The best way to get all that you qualify for is to get an insurance quote specific to Columbia.

    You can get a rough "ballpark" insurance quote from many companies online, but talking with an agent allows you to ask questions and get a quote for coverage that matters most to you. As an Allstate agent, I can prepare a quote that details the coverage, deductibles (your portion of a loss) and cost (premium) of your insurance policy.

    Insurance products and services offered at my Allstate agency include:

    • Auto Insurance
    • Car Insurance
    • Flood Insurance
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    • Life Insurance
    • Motorcycle Insurance
    • Home Insurance
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    • Insurance Agency
    • Business Insurance
    • Annuities
    • Retirement
    • College Savings Plan

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    Areas Served

    Proud to serve the areas of:

    • Shandon
    • Five Points
    • Irmo
    • Saint Andrews
    • Columbia
    • Blythewood

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    Joe Johnston is insurance licensed in the state(s) of South Carolina. If you do not reside in the state(s) of South Carolina, please go to the Find an Agent section on to search for another Allstate Agent or Personal Financial Representative.

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    This material is intended for educational purposes only. Auto and homeowners insurance, and other property and casualty insurance products, are available from Allstate Insurance Company, Allstate Indemnity Company, Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Company and Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Company (Home Offices: Northbrook, IL); Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company and Allstate New Jersey Property and Casualty Insurance Company (Home Offices: Bridgewater, NJ); and Allstate County Mutual Insurance Company and Allstate Texas Lloyd's (Home Offices: Irving, TX). Life insurance issued by Allstate Life Insurance Company: Northbrook, IL; and American Heritage Life Insurance Company: Jacksonville, FL. In New York, Allstate Life Insurance Company of New York: Hauppauge, NY. Securities offered by Personal Financial Representatives through Allstate Financial Services, LLC (LSA Securities in LA and PA). Registered Broker-Dealer. Member FINRA, SIPC. Main Office: 2920 South 84th Street, Lincoln, NE 68506. (877) 525-5727.

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