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2934 W Montrose AveChicago, IL 60618

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About John Tunnell - Chicago Insurance Agent

  • Animals
  • Family
  • Music
  • Sports Fan
  • Travel
  • Volunteerism

I know it may sound cliché, but Chicago really is my kind of town. From the neighborhoods to the parks to the Cubs, Blackhawks and Bulls, this city has it all. I moved here from Indiana in 2002 and opened my Allstate agency here on Montrose Avenue in 2007. I live fairly close to the office and take advantage of all that this north side neighborhood has to offer, including going to Horner Park with my two young kids.

On a larger level, my agency makes a difference by supporting a number of causes, many from a grassroots perspective, such as by providing financial support to GoFundMe campaigns or volunteering at a local school to help children boost their reading skills. I'm also a city commissioner, and part of my responsibilities includes having a voice in where city funding is allocated in the Albany Park neighborhood.

Working as an Allstate agent provides the opportunity to give back to my community in numerous ways. At my agency, we offer services in English, Spanish and Afrikaans. The area is fantastically diverse, and I love being able to help customers as they make decisions that help protect what matters most: their family, home, car and more.

While my agency focuses primarily on home, auto, life, renters and retirement insurance, we’re also heavily involved in initiatives around distracted driving awareness, particularly for teens. Stop by and see us! We look forward to getting to know you.

    Industry Services
  • Allstate Foundation
  • Awards
  • National Conference-4 years
  • Honor Ring-4 years
  • National Conference Award-4 years
  • Community Services
  • Albany Park Chamber of Commerce
  • World's Top 100 Leading Companies, Forbes
  • Most Admired P&C Companies, Fortune
  • Top 10 Companies for Diversity, Diversity Inc.
  • Best 100 Companies for Working Mothers, Working Mother
  • Top 10 Companies for African Americans, Diversity Inc.
  • Best 50 Companies for Latinas, Latina Style
  • 10+ Years of Service

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Meet the Team

Diana Hernandez
Agency Manager
I have been in the insurance field for 15 years. I started with the agency in January 2001. I enjoy working closely with the customers to help design a complete insurance portfolio to best suit their needs. I work hard at continuing to seeing that I provide the best service available the customers I work with.
Perla Baca
Licensed Sales Producer
I started my insurance career fresh out of high school 12 years ago, and have been with the Tunnell Agency since June 2012. I am bilingual, and my area of specialty is property and casualty. I am very passionate about helping and educating consumers, especially the Hispanic market, on their insurance needs.
Griselda Baca
Customer Service Specialist
I have been with the Tunnell Agency for over 1 year, and so far the experience has been great. My focus in the agency is great customer service and customer retention. I am a senior at DePaul University working on a Bachelors in Enviromental Studies.
Butch Jeffries
Personal Financial Representative
Leonard Gertz
Sales Producer

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Protect What Matters Most

Whether it's your home, your family, your bike or your boat, see how Allstate can help protect the things that matter most to you in life.

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 Chicago.

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. At our Allstate agency, we can prepare a quote that details the coverage, deductibles (your portion of a loss) and cost (premium) of your insurance policy.

Products & services offered at our agency include:

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

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Areas Served

We’re proud to serve the areas of:

  • Ravenswood Manor
  • Albany Park
  • Lakeview

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John Tunnell is insurance licensed in the state(s) of Illinois, Indiana, Nebraska, and Wisconsin. If you do not reside in the state(s) of Illinois, Indiana, Nebraska, or Wisconsin, please go to the Find an Agent section on to search for another Allstate Agent or Personal Financial Representative.

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