Mon – Fri: 8:30am – 5:00pm (Evening By Appt.)
Sat: 9:00am – 12:00pm Sun: Closed

Rick Gerety, CIC

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 college 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 the Mason-Dixon Business Association. He is currently the vice chairman for the Board of Directors at Freedom Federal Credit Union and is a member 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, Rick Gerety & Associates 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, homeowners associations and small businesses.

Working with Rick

What Clients are Saying

“Saved Over $500”

“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

“Great Company”

Rick Gerety and Associates has been great to work with for our car and home insurance. They have always taken the time to explain what coverage would be good for our family. They are a Great company to work with and have been there when we needed them.“

— Mark C Tabler Jr

“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

“Unparalleled Service”

“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

See what our other customers have to say!

"Amanda was very friendly and helpful during a big step in our lives (buying our first rental property). She gave great advice and created a plan to cover all of our insurance needs, even when a few obstacles arose. All of our questions were answered promptly throughout the process, and my husband and I truly appreciate her service!"

Linda Chern Zvitkovitz

"Amanda has been beyond amazing! She helped me with home insurance last year, and helped again when I had to use the insurance just a few months after settlement! I have now switched my car insurance to Nationwide! I would recommend anyone to this office knowing they would get the absolute best customer service! Thank you, Amanda, for all you have done!"

—Ashley O'Connor

"AWonderful 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

"Amanda was simply amazing! We had a horrible experience with Allstate and she helped make the transition super smooth to Nationwide! Allstate messed up our cancellation date and Amanda handled everything, we didn’t even have to send her any paperwork, it’s nice to know you’re being taken care of especially when it comes to insurance!"

—Laura Hoffman

"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

"The staff was very helpful, professional and supportive in seeing us through tree and structural damage resulting from a wind storm. Great staff."

—Ursula Cain-Jordan

"Been with Rick for many, many years, and have always been well taken care of, both for my business accounts, and personal. And without Lucy's help, I'm sure my head would have exploded by now."

—Andrew Merz

"I recently moved our home & auto insurance to Gentry & Assoc. I have worked with both Amanda and Courtney. They both have been a great help with the translation and are always quick to reply to my email requests. If you’re looking to shop your insurance, give them a shot!"

—Kim Maisel

"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."

—Donny Stimax

"Amanda , Has always been a very great!!! agent with Gerety Insurance. Thank you Amanda for working very hard to help me stay Insured & Communication and making sure I get the right information . I wish everybody with Nation Wide a happy holiday & Thank you for what y’all do for us."

—Michael Giles

"As a customer of Gerety Insurance for many, many years, we could not be more pleased with the outstanding customer service and knowledge of the industry. Always available in a timely fashion to change/adjust policies as needed in our changing world. Highly recommend."

—Grace M. Manger