- 1969 – Jim and Jackie Petrov began selling insurance out of their home in Tremont, Illinois.
- 1988 – Jim and Jackie opened Petrov Insurance Agency in Tremont, Illinois.
- 2003 – Bill Lawrence joined the Petrov team and became a partner.
- 2005 – Jim, Etta, and Bill formed P/L/R insurance.
- 2010 – PLR Insurance purchased two additional agencies in Pekin and Bloomington.
- 2019 – Jim Petrov retired after almost 60 years in the business.
Why do business with P/L/R Insurance?
Unlike a captive, or direct insurance company who only offers their own proprietary products, our agency is 100% independent of any one company. Many insurance consumers don’t fully understand just how important that really is.
When it comes to something as important as insurance, it’s imperative that you work with an agency who has an in-depth knowledge of multiple insurance products, companies, and guidelines — not just one.
At the end of the day, what separates one agent from another, is their ability to proactively service their policy holders, and their knowledge of the insurance industry, products, and different situations that may present themselves to their clients.
Independent Agent Vs. The Rest
Here is a quick comparison of the differences between an independent agency like us, and the various other types of companies that are out there:
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