Founded in 1928 and headquartered in Los Angeles, Farmers is one of the largest and most respected insurance brands in the United States. Foremost Insurance Company, located in Michigan, was acquired in March 2000. It leads the industry in insuring specialty products such as mobile homes, motor homes, travel trailers and specialty dwellings.
And the Bristol West Insurance Group, based in Davie, Fla., became a part of the Farmers Insurance Group of Companies in July 2007. Bristol West began providing private passenger Auto insurance to Florida residents in 1973, and since that time, it has grown to be a leading provider of liability and physical damage insurance - focusing exclusively on private passenger vehicles across the United States.
Part of the Zurich Financial Services Group, the companies that comprise the Farmers Insurance Group rank as the third-largest Personal Lines property and casualty group in the United States. Farmers is also a leading insurer of small- and medium-sized businesses and operates a large Life insurance company as well as a rapidly growing financial services company (Farmers Financial Solutions).