Rick Gerety is the President and principal agent of the agency. Gerety began working as an independent insurance agent in 1996 and started his own agency from scratch in 1998. Under his leadership, the agency has grown to serve thousands of personal and commercial lines clients in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Virginia. Gerety earned a BS degree in Marketing from Penn State University in 1987 and holds the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC).
Gerety is a life long resident of Harford County and is married with two adult age children and a chocolate lab. For over fourteen years he coached soccer and lacrosse at the recreation and travel/club level. He is involved in the community through the Harford County Chamber of Commerce and is a board member for the Mason-Dixon Business Association. He is also the Vice-Chairman for the Board of Directors at Freedom Federal Credit Union and is the Chairman of the Board of Appeals for the town of Bel Air.
Gerety is responsible for the overall day today operations of the agency and he has instilled in the agency a culture of always providing the very best service to each and every one of our clients. Under his leadership, Gerety Insurance has earned multiple leadership awards including President’s Conference (top 3% of all agents nationally) for Nationwide Insurance five times and Conference of Champions (top 10% of all agents nationally) fourteen times.
Gerety was also awarded the Mid-Atlantic regions Community Service Award in 2012. In addition to running the agency, Gerety’s focus is on providing business insurance to contractors, restaurants, IT professionals and small businesses.
Years of Experience: 27
What Clients are Saying
“Been dealing with Rick and his staff for many years. They always shop to get us the best rates, and saved us over $500 on our homeowners insurance from our previous company. Customer service is always great. Best of luck to Lucy in retirement you will be missed.“
— Mary Jo Blair Howser
“We’ve been with Rick Gerety since we got married in 2006 (and my husband’s family for much longer), and we have had nothing but an excellent experience. The whole team is polite, patient, and more than willing to help explain our policies and save us money. Highly recommend!“
— Stephanie Siskey
“You Won’t Be Dissapointed!”
“It has been such a pleasure and relief to find a company that has been so responsive and has met all of our needs. Everyone has been so professional and friendly. They are there whenever we need anything! We look forward to continuing our relationship with them for many years to come! If you are looking for new insurance or not completely satisfied with what you have now, call Rick Gerety! You won’t be disappointed!“
— Samantha Widdoes
“Not only are the rates competitive, but the quality of service is unparalleled. Rick sits with us each year to make the necessary adjustments to our policies based on the changing needs of the business. In addition, Rick and his team are very responsive to any and all questions/requests we have throughout the year.“
— Bill Street
I highly recommend!"
"A Wonderful customer support at all times. Always ready to help at any time. Courteous, professional, knowledgeable. Immediate and supportive response when claims made."
—Meg Bates Jones
"I was switching over from another insurance provider and they made it the easiest thing possible for me. Anything I had questions on they knew and if I had to send them information about anything I can shoot my agent with a quick picture of the information over a text! Friendly, and honest people."
—Grace M. Manger