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Ruth Stroup

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Farmers Insurance Agent in Oakland, CA
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Contact Info

Address

3560 Grand Ave
Oakland, CA 94610
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Phone Numbers

Office:
(510) 874-5700(510) 874-5700
Fax:
(510) 740-8815

Office Hours

Day of the WeekHours
Mon:9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tue:9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed:9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thu:9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fri:9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sun:Closed
Evening and Weekend appointments available
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Farmers Insurance Agent in Oakland, CA

Ruth Mary Stroup
Ruth Stroup Insurance Agency, Inc
About Me

4.8
Rating 4.8

As a lifelong resident of California, I'm proud to serve to Oakland as your local Farmers® agent. I love educating people about how insurance works, and how to make it work for them

I am very involved in the community, supporting local schools including Glenview, Edna Brewer, Oakland Tech High School, Joaquin Miller, Crocker Highlands, Kaiser, Hillcrest, Peralta, Chabot, and Melrose Academy. I am also an active member of the Rotary Club of Oakland providing additional support to Oakland family with service projects, non-profit grants, and youth scholarships.

Whether you're looking for home or fire insurance for that new house or rental, auto insurance for the family car, business insurance to set up that new office or restaurant, life insurance to protect your family, financial services, or more - it's imperative for me that you have the coverage you need on the day you need it!

Even if you're located in Berkeley, Albany, Alameda, Emeryville, San Leandro, Castro Valley, El Cerrito, Richmond or beyond, I welcome you to stop by my office which is conveniently located near beautiful Lake Merritt in the Grand Avenue business district of Oakland. I will make the insurance process easy and personalized so that you can rest well knowing you are covered.

When not in the office you can find me walking the lake, shopping at the farmers market, or connecting with locals at fundraisers, festivals and networking events!

Give me a call at (510) 874-5700 and I'll be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Languages Spoken: English

Years of Experience

I have over 13 years of experience as a Farmers Insurance agent.

Education

Mills College, 1991 and Culinary Institute of America 1981 and Rio Americano, Sacramento, CA

Neighborhoods Served

Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville, Albany, and Piedmont

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Licenses

CA License #: 0F00956
CA Agency License #: 0M13985

Insurance Products Offered

Business Insurance
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Life insurance can help you to provide financial support for the ones you love if something happens to you.

PWS LD-02 10/17

Oakland-Berkeley Association of Realtors

We work closely with realtors in the community, helping their clients when they buy or sell real estate. Ruth has been recognized as "affiliate" of the year - 4 times in the past 10 years.

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Grand Lake Farmers Market

The Oakland Grand Lake market features over 40 local farmers, 30 specialty food purveyors.

The market is fun for the whole family, and promotes healthy living.

Splash Pad Park, Lake Park Ave, Oakland, CA 94610 Every Saturday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Rain or Shine

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Oakland Leaf

Oakland Leaf cultivates community transformation through creative education for youth and families. Ruth Stroup has been supporting Oakland Leaf for the past 5 years. We are inspired by the work they do in our community.

Join us at the annual gala.

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Join us at our weekly Thursday lunch meeting, or attend one of our social gatherings.

Rotary Club of Oakalnd

For the last 100-plus years, Rotarians have committed to making Oakland a better place. We are proud of this legacy and continue to put “service above self” through the following ten committees: Service to Seniors, Rotaract (Rotary for young adults), Community Service (multiple projects helping other local non-profits), Enterprise Institute (business camp for teens), HOPE (tutoring program), Interact (Rotary for teens), Kinder Prep (support for Transitional Kindergarten teachers and students), RYLA (teen leadership program) Saroni-Lena Scholarships (for 1st year college students), Speech Contest (teen program).

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Join Ruth at the local City Center BNI Wednesday Breakfast.

Business Network International

BNI is the world's largest referral marketing organization. As a long time member, we've developed deep relationships with other business members in the community, and are always to happy to introduce you and make an introduction. Reach out to Ruth if you would like to attend a meeting

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No two companies are exactly alike. That’s why you can build a customized Farmers business insurance policy with options that provide coverage for your specific needs and challenges.

We provide a wide array of products for business owners including Workers Comp insurance, General Liability, Business Interruption, Liquor Liability, Employment Practices Liability and Life Insurance.

Whether you own a restaurant in San Francisco, or your business is located in the East Bay, our Oakland office is centrally located and here to assist you.

Call us, or if it's easier, click below to schedule a call back.

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Life is unpredictable, and as much as you plan, there’s always something around the bend that never crossed your worried mind. With a Personal Umbrella policy from Farmers®, you’ll have additional liability limits over and above those provided by your underlying policies. Your assets, as well as your future earnings, are covered.
The personalized service that comes with your Farmers auto coverage might be the best recommendation for adding a Farmers homeowners policy to your insurance portfolio. When you purchase an additional policy, you might also qualify for a multi-line discount. Call me today for more information.

Recent Reviews for Ruth Stroup

4.8
Rating 4.8
19 Customer Reviews
  • Rating 5.0
    Thorough, professional, concerned, and did an on-site assessment.
    Response from Ruth
    Thanks Ben. We are glad we could help!
  • Rating 5.0
    I worked directly with Ruth's assistant/colleague Allie and she was fabulous - attentive, detail-oriented, patient and a problem solver. I highly recommend Farmers and Ruth Stroup's team.
    Response from Ruth
    Thanks for the feedback. Appreciate your kind words.
  • Rating 5.0
    Ruth and her staff are top level. Thanks for everything!
    Response from Ruth
    Thanks Serena. So glad to be working with you and your family
  • Rating 5.0
    Ruth's assistant Alex has been amazingly professional and personable and went the extra mile to deal with the issues I faced in obtaining adequate homeowners, auto and umbrella insurance. I am EXTREMELY pleased with the level of service provided. Ruth provided my insurance several years ago and I'm very happy to be back with her!
  • Rating 5.0
    Ruth is ALWAYS available, always helpful and knowledgeable , and always has your best interest at heart. And, as if that wasn't enough, she has a great sense of humor and perspective. I was just thinking the other day that I sure hope she never retires!
  • Rating 4.0
    Ruth was very thorough in my policy review. She explained things in a way that I could understand them, which is no easy feat when it comes to something as confusing (to me) as insurance. I felt as if she really tried to understand my current situation and get me the best coverages possible for my budget.
  • Rating 5.0
    Ruth,
    We appreciate Allie's and your help solving problems and answering questions about our insurance options and needs. Your solutions were very timely and we are pleased to be on board!!
    Best
    Ron and Marcia
  • Rating 5.0
    hi, sweet and dear Ruth.
    here's my response. excellent. Ally, Lindsey all fantastic.

    love
    suk wah
  • Rating 5.0
    Helpful, timely response to my questions. Excellent service.
  • Rating 5.0
    We really appreciate Ruth looking at the entire picture of our liability and how it changes once you own a home. Ruth suggested that we increase our auto insurance coverage and provided a quote. She was very honest that it couldn't compete with our current car insurance quote, but equipped us with the information to get better coverage with our current insurance. As for the home owner's insurance, Ruth was also very good with explaining every nook and cranny, key for first-time homebuyers.
  • Rating 5.0
    Ruth and Allie have worded diligently, patiently and expertly to find me the best coverage for home, auto, earthquake, and an umbrella policy. Thank you!
  • Rating 5.0
    Good
  • Rating 5.0
    Very fast and easy! Good price.
  • Rating 5.0
    Odalis was very helpful in fielding my various questions and helping me to understand the different options for situation. She’s extremely pleasant to work with and very responsive.
  • Rating 5.0
    I appreciated Ruth's thoroughness and patience!
  • Rating 4.0
    Ruth and her staff were very knowledgeable, attentive, prompt and proactive in addressing my insurance needs.
  • Rating 5.0
    You are the best and easy over the phone matter solving
  • Rating 5.0
    Ruth was incredible! Very professional. Would highly recommend
  • Rating 5.0
    Glad I turned to you and your office for insurance for our new home. The policy you and your staff prepared was timely and professional. Thank you.
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My Hardworking Team

Angel Jahani, Account Manager

Phone :
(510) 874-5700(510) 874-5700

Danielle Renteria, Client Service Specialist

Phone :
(510) 874-5700(510) 874-5700