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|Monday||9:00 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Tuesday||9:00 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Wednesday||9:00 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Thursday||9:00 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Friday||9:00 AM - 6:00 PM|
About Ruth Stroup
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
This year we are celebrating our 15th anniversary serving the community. We appreciate all of our clients and friends who make it possible to do this important work.
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!
We hear from our clients that they want a local agent, and that they like supporting our community by shopping at local businesses. We think this is awesome because that's what we do too!
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.
Years of experience
CA Agency License #: 0M13985
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Insurance products offered
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Comprehensive coverage? Collision coverage? Deductibles? Medical Payments? Where to begin? Your local Farmers agent can take the mystery out of selecting the right Car insurance coverage for your needs and budget. Get started with an online Auto insurance quote and learn about our insurance discounts that can help you save money.
Your home is perhaps your most valuable possession, so you'll want to make sure your insurer has withstood the test of time. Farmers® has been providing insurance products for over 80 years, and will be there in the event disaster strikes and your home is damaged in a fire or due to another covered cause of loss. Plus, get competitive rates with our multi-line insurance discounts. Get a Home insurance quote now.
How much has your life changed in the last few years? Whether you've purchased a home, gotten married, had children or started a small business, it's a good idea to review your Life insurance policy. Call me today so you can create a plan to help provide financial support for those who depend on you.ADFL029AWS 9/17
Your landlord may have an insurance policy, but if there's a fire in your building, that policy may not cover your possessions. That's why there's Renters insurance. Get a Renters insurance quote to see how affordable it is to protect your personal belongings.
Managing your small business can be complex, selecting the right Business insurance for your unique operation doesn't have to be. No matter the type of business, a Farmers agent can help you customize an insurance package to reduce your risk and protect your investment. Request a Business insurance quote today to get started.
Your condo is more than a place you call home. It’s also a major investment filled with possessions you want to protect. Get a quote on condo insurance to see how affordable it is to protect your personal belongings.
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Motorcycle and Recreational Insurance
Whether your outdoor adventures include a motorcycle, boat, ATV, travel trailer, motor home, or personal watercraft, the last thing you want to worry about is your insurance coverage. As an industry leader in recreational insurance, we offer flexible coverage options tailored for different outdoor pursuits. Ask your Farmers® agent how you can save by bundling policies, too, like auto, home, or multiple recreational products.
Farmers Financial Solutions*
In today’s world, you want options, flexibility, and some measure of certainty that a secure future is within reach. As your Farmers Insurance and Financial Services agent, I have the experience and professional perspective to help you build a solid financial plan. Call me for an appointment, and let’s talk about how you can reach your goals.
To check background information of this investment professional, visit FINRA BrokerCheck.
You work hard for the things that are important to you. For added coverage above and beyond the liability limits of your Auto or Home insurance policies, a Personal Umbrella insurance policy can provide added protection for your assets and future earnings.
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Switch to Farmers® and you could save an average of $745 on Auto and Home.* You could be missing out on hundreds in savings. Call me today and let’s talk about how switching to Farmers could help you save.
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
Bridge 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.
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.
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).
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
As a Contractor, your attention to detail is one of the keys to your success. Insurance is like that too. Let us help you manage the details so you never have to worry about expensive coverage gaps.
As restaurants reopen, you have a lot on your plate. Let's get together and review your policy so you have one less thing to worry about. Farmers offers comprehensive coverage at great rates.
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.