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State Farm® Insurance Agent

John Shaffer

John Shaffer Ins Agency Inc

(850) 433-4343
117 N Palafox Street
Pensacola, FL 32502-4838

On Palafox between Gregory and Chase across from MLK statue.

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Office Info

Office Hours

Mon-Fri
9am - 5pm
Sat-Aft
Closed
Call or text us 24 hours a day!

Address

117 N Palafox Street
Pensacola, FL 32502-4838

Languages

English, Spanish

Here at the John Shaffer State Farm Insurance office, we are proud to serve Pensacola, the Gulf Coast, AL, Perdido, Gulf Breeze, Navarre, Pensacola Beach, and surrounding Florida areas with Car Insurance, Homeowner’s Insurance, Renter’s Insurance, Condo Insurance, Pet Insurance, Life Insurance, Business Insurance and Financial Services, with a focus on resident relocations to the Escambia County area.

I am a graduate from Auburn University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. Over the years my office has qualified for awards including State Farm Chairman’s Circle, State Farm Ambassador Travel, and MDRT. I am a past president of the Downtown Rotary Club and active volunteer throughout the community.

Give us a call if you are moving to Pensacola, the Gulf Coast, AL, Perdido, Gulf Breeze, Navarre, Pensacola Beach, or the surrounding Florida areas. We are a family of highly skilled individuals working together to fulfill a community responsibility of giving outstanding service and also fulfilling our moral obligation of protecting what's important to customer's so they can focus on accomplishing their life goals.

My team of licensed Insurance Professionals is here to help get you Insurance coverage for your specific needs. Not only can we help with Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Renter’s Insurance, Condo Insurance, Motorcycle Insurance and Boat Insurance, Pet Insurance, Life Insurance and Financial Services, but we are also able to assist small business owners with their Commercial lines of Insurance.

Call, Click, Text or Stop by the office today for a free Car Insurance, Homeowner’s Insurance or Life Insurance Quote!

Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health, Pet

Other Products

Banking, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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We take State Farm's mission statement seriously: To help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams. We focus on Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Renters Insurance, Life Insurance and Business Insurance throughout the Pensacola, FL area including Pensacola Beach, Gulf Breeze, and Navarre, FL.

We have a professional and fun team dedicated to serving our State Farm customers in the Pensacola, FL area. Meet the John Shaffer State Farm team below... they are here to provide you with a remarkable customer experience! They can review your Auto, Home, Life and Health Insurance and breakdown your insurance coverage to help your family understand what’s covered! Needing to add a policy, refer a friend or buying a new house? Our team members are just a call or click away. No matter where you are in Florida or Alabama, John Shaffer State Farm is here to help make sure life goes right for you and your family!

Julie Harrell State Farm Agent Team Member

Julie Harrell

Customer Relations Representative

I am a Gulf Breeze native and a graduate of UWF. My family and I traveled throughout Central America before falling in love with Mexico where we lived for over 10 years. I recently returned home with my two fantastic kids and our adopted Mexican dog. I love to travel, sail and volunteer. I am licensed in Florida and Alabama and speak Spanish. While I focus on homeowners insurance, I am also happy to assist you with your auto, commercial and health insurance needs.

Bradley Van Pelt State Farm Agent Team Member

Bradley Van Pelt

Financial Services Representative

I was born and raised in Walnut Hill, Florida, right outside of Pensacola. I graduated from the University of West Florida with a degree in Finance. When I am not on the job, I love being outdoors, working out, watching sports, reading, and spending time with family. I love working with people to insure their families and watch their dreams come true. I'm happy to help with your Auto, Homeowners, Life, and Health Insurance and future planning. Give me a call for your insurance needs!
Kari McConkey State Farm Agent Team Member

Kari McConkey

Customer Relations Representative

I am from the very small town of Bonifay, FL, but I have called Pensacola home since 2013 when I finished my Bachelors degree from the University of West Florida and decided to stay! I love to read, bake, and travel. Reach out and let me help you keep safe what is important to you!
Carol Stuart State Farm Agent Team Member

Carol Stuart

Customer Relations Representative

Hey there! I am proudly from Charleston, South Carolina, however I have been calling Pensacola my home for seven years. In my free time I enjoy hanging out with my dogs Penny and Baker, traveling, and being on the water. I am excited to be a part of the John Shaffer customer care team, and help you with your needs.
Tara Wattenberg State Farm Agent Team Member

Tara Wattenberg

Financial Services Representative

I grew up near Seattle, Washington, and recently moved to Gulf Breeze in 2021 with my daughter and fiance. Prior to John Shaffer insurance Agency, I worked in the financial services for over 10 years. I enjoy helping customers achieve financial success and see their families grow. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with loved ones, exploring the Pensacola area, and enjoying family gatherings. I am excited to build a lasting relationships in the community!
Marie Wolfe State Farm Agent Team Member

Marie Wolfe

Customer Service Representative

I am a Michigan native who moved to Pensacola, Florida in 2020. My role is to support the team to serve the families we insure. In my free time, I enjoy spending it with my family, going to the beach, and finishing my degree in Human Services.
Abigail Nielsen State Farm Agent Team Member

Abigail Nielsen

Customer Relations Representative

I was born in Pensacola, and grew up in the neighboring cities of Pace and Milton before moving back after high school. I am a serious animal lover; I have three cats and two ferrets of my own. Some hobbies I enjoy are reading, drawing, painting, and playing the Clarinet. Helping others makes me feel complete, and I would love to help you with your insurance needs!
Summer Sagram State Farm Agent Team Member

Summer Sagram

Customer Relations Representative

Hello! I originally hail from Homestead, Florida, right in between Miami and the Florida Keys. I graduated from Florida State University with a double major in Finance and Management and have had a passion for helping others and putting smiles on faces since I can remember. I love spending my free time traveling, baking, rollerblading and cuddling my cats. I am expecting my first child this year, and am so excited for what the future holds while being on the John Shaffer customer care team!
Krista Steed State Farm Agent Team Member

Krista Steed

Customer Relations Representative

I was born in Georgia but was raised in between Gulf Breeze and Navarre, Florida. I moved to Pensacola to attend the University of West Florida and have called Pensacola home since. When I am not at work, I love spending time with my family, going to sporting events, and reading. I am excited to be on John Shaffer Agency customer care team! I enjoy helping people and helping make sure they are happy. Let me know how I can help you.
Tanya Shaffer State Farm Agent Team Member

Tanya Shaffer

Customer Relations Representative

I was born and raised in Nashville, but love living on the Gulf Coast where I have lived with my husband and two boys for 15 years. I am licensed in Auto, Homeowners, and Health insurance. In my spare time, I enjoy playing tennis and traveling!
Jared Tehranian State Farm Agent Team Member

Jared Tehranian

Account Manager

I was born and raised in Pensacola and thrilled to call it home. I graduated from the University of West Florida with degrees in Philosophy and Accounting; a story I would love to tell you about! When I am not on the job I love going to the beach, reading, learning a new recipe in the kitchen, sports, and meeting new people. I am ecstatic to be a part of the John Shaffer family, and would love to help you with your insurance needs!
Dawn Magri State Farm Agent Team Member

Dawn Magri

Account Manager

I am from the Central Coast of California, where I raised my two daughters before moving to Gulf Breeze, Florida via Fairhope, Alabama. Outside of work I enjoy, spending time with my grandchildren and family, volunteering, as well as hanging out at the beach and working out. I am looking forward to building strong relationships within the community and being a John Shaffer Account Manager!
Cade Kaunitz State Farm Agent Team Member

Cade Kaunitz

Account Manager

A Pensacola native through and through, I earned my marketing degree from PCC. The outdoors and quality family time are my true joys in life. It would be an honor to play a role in safeguarding what matters most to you.
Debbie Bush State Farm Agent Team Member

Debbie Bush

Receptionist

I was born in Savannah, GA & traveled extensively in a military family. My travels landed me in Pensacola where I ultimately graduated from UWF. My husband & I have been married for over 35 years. I am proud of my beautiful daughter, who is now a doctor & recently married. I love to help people and take care of them when I can so just call John Shaffer Insurance Agency and I am probably be the one answering the phone!
Jaime Turner State Farm Agent Team Member

Jaime Turner

Account Manager

Born in Columbus, Mississippi, I now proudly call Pensacola my home. When I am not working, I find joy in sailing, kayaking, biking, and cherishing moments with my wife and four amazing children. As a dedicated family man, I have a passion for working with people. It would be my pleasure to assist you with your insurance needs, helping ensure the coverage of you and your loved ones.
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Shannon Carter

Account Manager

I am originally from central Maine and have been a resident of Pensacola since 2016. I have over 12 years of experience in the insurance industry. When I am not spending time with my husband and our "fur kids", I enjoy cooking and DIY projects. Although a lot has changed since I first joined the insurance field, one thing remains the same, my dedication to helping neighbors cover the things that are important to them.
Debra Russell State Farm Agent Team Member

Debra Russell

Office Manager

I am so happy to call Pensacola home! A few years ago, my husband & I decided to make a change from Northern Michigan. My degree is in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (Go Packers). I am thrilled to be part of the John Shaffer Insurance Agency. In my free time, I enjoy exploring this exceptional area, including the vibrant downtown and the beaches.

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