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James Maurice

Rating 4.9
Farmers Insurance Agent in Peoria, IL
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Contact Info


4700 N University St
Spc 62
Peoria, IL 61614

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Phone Numbers

(309) 682-9660(309) 682-9660
(309) 966-4016

Office Hours

Day of the WeekHours
Mon:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri:8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Evenings and weekends by appointment only
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Farmers Insurance Agent in Peoria, IL

James Kenneth Maurice
About Me

Rating 4.9

As your local Farmers® agent in Peoria, IL, I help customers like you identify the insurance coverage that best fits your needs. This process is straightforward and personalized to help make you smarter about insurance. I have the knowledge and experience to help you better understand your coverage options--whether that's auto, home, renters, business, life, pet insurance and more.

I am a Peoria native growing up on the west side. I attended Coolidge and Washington grade schools and Spalding High School, graduating in 1984. I continued my schooling at ICC and Bradley for the next 2 years. I completed my undergraduate studies at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA. Go Hawks! I am pursuing my MBA with an online university.

My professional career started in Cedar Rapids, IA in the insurance industry. I became a financial advisor and practice owner in 1991. I continued my career with IDS Financial Services (now dba Ameriprise) for 17 years. My practice grew to 5 employees and we were top 10% nationally ranked for customer service, production and client satisfaction for 8 years. I had the opportunity to sell my practice to a junior broker in 2008. From that time, I held a few different positions in advertising and funeral services.

In 2018, I had the opportunity to join Farmers Insurance Group and take over a practice from an agent who was retiring. I jumped at this chance to be an agency owner and opened my office in the Metro center on August 1, 2018.

I am married with 2 children and 3 grandchildren. My wife, Tami and I live on the west side with our beloved beagle, Sheldon Cooper. I am a high school sports official and work countless football and baseball games in the central Illinois area. My wife and I support live music and unique restaurants in the area as well as volunteer for the Special Olympics. I also enjoy golf, woodworking, and a fine cigar.

Give me a call at (309) 682-9660 and I'll be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Languages Spoken: English

Years of Experience

I have over 21 years of experience as a Farmers Insurance agent.


MBA, Grand Canyon University, 2019, BA, Economics and Math, University of Iowa, 1989, and Academy of Our Lady/Spalding Institute, 1984

Neighborhoods Served

Dunlap, Peoria, East Peoria, Canton, and Pekin


Insurance Products Offered

Auto Insurance
Home Insurance
Life Insurance1

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We give the police department small gifts to hand out to children in the community, helping them build relationships with the citizens living in the area.

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

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Our agency is here to answer all of your business/commercial insurance questions! We are proud to serve local and small businesses alike, whether you're in a metro center, strip mall, or elsewhere. Have a question about workers' compensation insurance? Call us today to learn more!
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Recent Reviews for James Maurice

Rating 4.9
13 Customer Reviews
  • Rating 5.0
    Response from James
    Kris is the best in the business. She is always professional and truly puts the needs of customers first! I am blessed to have her in my agency. Thank you for the kind words. Kris really appreciates reviews like this one. Thank you
  • Rating 5.0
    Best agent ever!
  • Rating 5.0
    Jim made sure that my insurance needs were met at a rate I'm satisfied with!!
  • Rating 5.0
    Very easy to work with. Incredibly transparent about pricing and coverage. So glad I made the change.
    Response from James
    Thank you Cara! I look forward to serving you for many years to come!
  • Rating 5.0
    I deal with Kristine Ward. I have recently bought a new vehicle and I am in the process of moving to a new home. I've contacted Kris many times over the past couple of months and every time she responds quickly and answers my questions and provides the information I requested. I would recommend Farmers for her response to my needs, alone.
    Response from James
    Thank you so much, you made Kris smile!!! We are truly blessed to have a wonderful, caring and knowledgeable person such as Kris to always be there for us!!! She is a great asset to my agency and truly loves what she does for our clients!
  • Rating 4.0
    It’s great
    Response from James
    Thank you Jason! Look forward to working with you for years to come!
  • Rating 5.0
    Great customer service. Took time to hear my needs, and genuinely care
    Response from James
    Thanks Mark! Looking forward to serving you for years to come!
  • Rating 5.0
    Two thumbs up from me!!!
  • Rating 5.0
    You sent me a quote with similar coverage I had for a cheaper rate,but after I agreed to it, I signed on to Farmers web site and the price was higher and not the same coverage. I copied the documents you sent me to verified this. Not a way to run a business.
  • Rating 5.0
    Everything was great
    Response from James
    Thank you Andrea!! Happy to save you money and be of service!
  • Rating 5.0
    James and his office manager, Kristine, are always very helpful.....when we are in the area of the office we will stop in to say 'Hi' having a family !!! As far as insurance needs, we have had no problems and they are both very helpful with advice we may need.....I would recommend the agency to anyone that asks. Thank you James and Kristine
    Response from James
    Thank you "papa" Pat!
  • Rating 5.0
    Always helpful and have so much patience with me.
    Response from James
    Thank you Susan! Always a pleasure serving you and we are here anytime you need us!
  • Rating 5.0
    Very helpful office! Looking out for the clients best interest with rates was very appreciated. Customer service and communication with other issues was prompt and efficient. Great customer service!
    Response from James
    Thank you Rochelle!!! Looking forward to serving you for years to come!
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