John Shafer

In Illinois, we only partner with the best agents

Hello! We're Grinnell Mutual, a century-old property-casualty company covering 12 states, including Illinois. In addition to personal autohomeowners, and farm insurance, we offer a full line of commercial products — business owners, property, auto, liability, crime, inland marine, umbrella, and workers' compensation — all tailored to your customers' needs.

We believe that building trust and personal relationships is the only way to do business. What does that look like? It looks like the smiling face of John Shafer, born-and-bred in the Land of Lincoln. John is on the ground in Illinois and he is at your service. And it's not just him — every Grinnell Mutual agent works with one dedicated underwriter. We also offer value-added services like loss control training and a professional marketing team.

To find out more about working with Grinnell Mutual, contact John — he will be glad to hear from you.

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