Brooks & Stafford:

Cleveland Insurance Agency,

Since 1849

The Brooks & Stafford Company has been a Cleveland Insurance Agency since 1849 that offers a wide variety of insurance products. These products include personal, commercial, health and life insurance policies from several insurance companies. Being able to generate multiple quotes for you insures the likelihood that you find a customized policy at a competitive rate.

The Brooks & Stafford Company is known as a premier Cleveland Insurance Agency since 1849. By being a one-stop shop for insurance, we have been serving coverage for families, local business, non-profit organizations, churches, funerals, schools, and much more.

With knowledgeable and helpful agents, we are dedicated towards building a relationship with you to ensure that you are properly covered. We want to make sure you are covered for various conditions, accidents or situations that you may encounter throughout your life. Agents at Brooks & Stafford are experienced and have dealt with a multitude of different claim scenarios. They use their expertise to find a solution for you, no matter what the situation may be. Having this expertise allows you to restore any losses you may have suffered as soon as possible.

When it comes to helping you buy insurance, our approach is simple. Brooks & Stafford educates you and informs you about several possible options that are available to you. Then we use our expertise to guide you into the right direction and empower you to make a quality decision. We guide you in a direction to help you make the right decision. However, we do not make the decision for you, as we know you will get more out of the situation when you know all of your options and decide to make the best decision on your own.

We are a Cleveland Insurance Agency filled with insurance advocates who take pride in the process of helping you buy insurance. The products and services we offer are high quality. There are state minimums for insurance and then there are Brooks & Stafford minimums. We hold you to a higher standard and tries to get the best possible policy that you deserve. Most people do not like paying for high insurance premiums, but everyone certainly does not like to pay for a loss out of pocket after they realize they did not buy a quality policy. We try to avoid that situation as much as possible and our clients appreciate that. Paying for a better policy now will save you money in the long run. Brooks & Stafford stresses on offering a quality product, because at the end of the day we are talking about insuring the people and things that mean the most to you.

As a Cleveland Insurance Agency, people come to Brooks & Stafford from all over. It started in 1849 as a local company in Cleveland, but it was hard to contain the word of mouth, positive feedback, and referrals. This is because people started realizing that buying a better quality insurance policy works out better in the long run instead of buying a low quality policy and hoping that there will be no need to file a claim. Brooks & Stafford thinks ahead in the future and that is why we save our clients so much more money in the long run. This is why we love insurance. Here at Brooks & Stafford we sell insurance the right way. We educate, provide advice, and become advocates for you and allow you to focus on enjoying life.

Brooks & Stafford services clients in over 35 different states. This is a result of proven success. Let us take a look at your situation as we like to take on new challenges and most importantly find new people to form relationships with. Ultimately, Brooks & Stafford strives to provide the best customer service to any individual whether you are located in or outside of Ohio.

Our Insurance Product Offerings

providing well designed & affordable insurance solutions

Personal Insurance

We offer competitive rates for auto and homeowner policies that could save you a lot of money. Brooks & Stafford has the capabilities to write policies for your property that means the most whether it is a high net worth estate or a simple two bedroom condo.

Business Insurance

We are a Cleveland Insurance Agency familiar with household business names and rising companies in Cleveland. We understand that businesses has a significant amount of exposure to risk. As a result, we take evaluation of companies very seriously to offer the most competitive rate.

Life Insurance

Our professional agents and staff will assist you in designing an insurance plan that fits your needs.This is your life and we plan to open up as many opportunities for you in the future. Let us plan ahead for you.

Group & Individual Health Insurance

As a premier Cleveland Insurance Agency, we have the ability to use multiple health insurance carriers to find the perfect coverage to make sure you, your employees, and loved ones are covered. We take pride in keeping up with the continual changes and reforms to provide sufficient, up-to-date coverage.


The Brooks & Stafford Company has the knowledge to make sure we get you what you need for bonds. As an independent insurance agency, we enjoy offering variety to our clients and if you are in needs of a bond or want to know more about them we are more than happy to take this route as well.

Senior Care Market

The Brooks & Stafford Company is one of the oldest and most respected Cleveland insurance agency. Since 1849, we have provided excellent service to our niche market for over 165 years and continue to keep doing so in the future. We stay informed about health care reforms so we can keep you informed.

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Our Agents

Neil Corrigan

Neil Corrigan


Mike Bentley

Mike Bentley

Vice-President (Group Benefits)

John Kunze

John Kunze


Fred Bangeman

Fred Bangeman


Gary Lanzen

Gary Lanzen


Jeffrey Zabor

Jeffrey Zabor


The Variety

The Brooks & Stafford Company is an independent insurance agency that provides excellent personal, commercial, health and life insurance information, products, and service to individuals, families and businesses. Basically, we keep you protected. But, what makes us different? We don’t sell one product. We connect you with the best insurance from many providers. This way, you keep more money in your pocket.

With the knowledge of our professional staff we will find the best coverage to keep you safe in case of an accident. We will work with you to make sure those items that are most important in your life are safe and secure. Our professional agents and staff will assist you in designing an insurance plan that fits your needs. As independent agents we represent a number of quality companies from whom we can select the appropriate plan of insurance. With the ability to use multiple health insurance carriers, we have the means to find the perfect coverage to make sure you, your employees, and loved ones are covered. Our agents experience and knowledge in health insurance would keep you at peace of mind knowing you are covered in the circumstance of a health issue.

History and Experience

The Brooks & Stafford Company is an independent insurance agency located in Cleveland, Ohio. We have been around since 1849 due to the customer service we provide to our clients. Additionally, we a have a great history for paying out claims in a timely manner. We can help you get the money you deserve in a timely manner to resolve the problem. Brooks & Stafford makes sure that a covered loss will not keep you from living the way you have been living before the loss.

Not only did our agents grow up in the area, but they are familiar with the area. This allows us to relate to our clients on a personal level and form relationships. However, we do not just stop there. We write insurance policies for customers outside Ohio as well. We have no limits and we would enjoy the opportunity to look at your policy to see if you can get a better deal. We believe a better deal is getting a great policy with sufficient coverage at a great price.

The Legacy

The Brooks & Stafford Company started in 1849 and it is still around. We must be doing something right. Not only are we still around, we continue to grow. We are consistent. It is not all about price, but its all about coverage. That is what we tell our clients and they appreciate that a company is looking out for their overall betterment instead of just trying to earn money.

We won’t sell you something you don’t need. Employees here at Brooks & Stafford use their experience, personality, and logic to sell insurance. Clients enjoy this approach as we continue to make lifelong customers along the way.

Our Approach

We make friends. Our approach to insurance is simple. We want to find the best possible insurance policy for you that fits your needs at a great price. Before we do that, we are willing to get to know you as a person. We are willing to set up meetings with our clients, if necessary, to further discuss their options or if they want to get to know more about what we do as a company. Brooks & Stafford wants to maximize your experience while shopping for insurance. We want to get to know all of our clients more than just through a policy. We care about insuring all of your valuable possessions and people in your life.

People view the process of buying insurance as a grueling process, but we look at it as an opportunity to create a mutual relationship with individuals and businesses. We can assist you whether you want a quote, a long term life insurance and financial plan, or simply answer to your questions you have about insurance. Our agents have countless years of experience and are willing to use that to their advantage when dealing with your account.

We’re willing to help you out any way possible. If you are on the fence between Brooks & Stafford and your current company or another Cleveland Insurance Agency we are willing to offer a second opinion or perspective regarding insurance, because we care about you as an individual. If there is anyway our agents can share our knowledge and expertise with you then we know we did our part. We want you to feel comfortable as we look out for your best interests. Agents here at Brooks & Stafford are adamant about helping customers fulfill their needs regarding insurance. The satisfaction that comes along with helping a potential client save money and finding a great policy that covers all of their possible needs is phenomenal. As a result, we have developed a long list of life long clientele. Brooks & Stafford is filled with genuine people that are willing to educate and find out about the best policy available to you.

All in All

Do you want an insurance agency that views you as a number? An agency that gives you a 1-800 number to call just so you can wait about 15 minutes to actually talk to a real person? What about Brooks & Stafford? Agents will get to know you as a person and start to form a connection with as they start to take care of your belongings. Brooks & Stafford provides that personal touch that is hard to find anywhere else.

Cleveland Insurance Agency

Brooks and Stafford is Cleveland’s oldest and premier Insurance Agency.

Cleveland Insurance

Brooks and Stafford can craft an insurance plan for you.

Home Insurance Cleveland

Home Insurance for your Cleveland home is what we do best.

Insurance in Cleveland

We protect your life, with health insurance with a great rate.

What our Customers Say

"With Brooks & Stafford, I don't have to worry about my insurance needs. They are professionals and I know that they are always acting in my best interest. They truly care, and I highly recommend them. "

− Kevin Kelley - President, Cleveland City Council

"I know when I talk to Brooks & Stafford, I'm going to get the "real deal." There's no hoops to jump through, I like that they are local, and when I need them they are always there."

− John Buetow - Superintendant, CLHSA

"When I call Brooks & Stafford, they are always there. They give that personal touch that isn't there in other organizations. I have complete confidence that they are putting us in good hands. "

− Brian Mamich - CFO, Earnest Machine