GEICO reaches 1 million policies in force in California

  GEICO reaches 1 million policies in force in California

Business Wire

SAN DIEGO -- May 6, 2013

GEICO reached a significant milestone in California this month, surpassing one
million policies in force. The benchmark reflects GEICO’s continued growth and
increased market share throughout the country.

“Our associates are dedicated to delivering the best auto insurance rates and
service in California, and I’m proud of their accomplishment,” said Shawn
Burklin, regional vice president of GEICO’s West Coast operations. “We’re
thrilled to be growing so fast and delighting so many Californians with both
our low rates and our fast, friendly service. It’s a great time to join the
GEICO family.”

Not only is it a great time to be join the GEICO family as a customer, it’s
also a great time to join the more than 2,000 associates working in the
company’s West Coast regional operations. This year GEICO plans to hire almost
400 associates in customer service, sales, claims, legal staff and support
positions in San Diego. GEICO is also hiring auto damage adjusters throughout
the state of California.For additional details, go to
www.geico.jobs/sandiego.

Associates in the company’s San Diego regional office marked the achievement
at a celebration last week. GEICO began operating a downtown office branch in
San Diego in 1965 and moved to its current facility in 1999.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire
Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto
insurance company in the United States. GEICO provides millions of auto
insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve
more than 11 million private passenger customers and insures more than 18
million vehicles (auto & cycle).

GEICO’s online service center helps policyholders take care of policy sales,
policy changes, claims reporting and to print insurance ID cards.

GEICO also provides  insurance quotes  on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles
(ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for boats, life, homes
and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured
through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and
personal umbrella protection are also available.

For more information, go to www.geico.com.

Contact:

GEICO Communications
301-986-3271