Allstate Says It’s Ramping Up Agent Recruiting in Northeast

May 15, 2012

Allstate Insurance Company said on Tuesday that it is looking to appoint 140 new agency owners in Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.

Allstate said the move is part of its strategy to ramp up its presence in the Northeastern region. The company also said it is offering a $5,000 referral award to those who refer a candidate who is determined as qualified and appointed as an Allstate agent in 2012.

“We see a significant opportunity in the current economy to attract entrepreneurs and mid-career, mid-level managers who are looking to own and operate their own business and represent Allstate,” said Jeanette Beard, Allstate’s insurance recruiting leader. The appointment would be subject to the terms and conditions of the Allstate agency agreement. Agency owners are classified as independent contractors, not employees of Allstate.

Candidates are required to meet a liquid capital minimum, Allstate said. More information can be obtained on Allstate’s agency website,

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  • May 16, 2012 at 9:57 am
    Tom says:
    I looked into All State and my town of about 30,000 people doesnt have an All State agency. After talking to many current all state agents i see why! I currently work for Indi... read more
  • May 16, 2012 at 9:55 am
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    I parted ways with big blue after 17 months. They really hassle new clients with homeowners and try to force bundling. They want you to sell uncompetitive life and have a wi... read more
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