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

Ryan Bastian

About Me

I am originally an upstate New York native and moved to Harford County, MD in 2010. When I’m not in the office or out meeting clients, I enjoy spending time with my spouse and our two cats Mike & Ike. I am on the Board of Directors of Luna’s House Animal Rescue, and I am an animal rights activist, an auto racing enthusiast, an amateur chef, and a terrible gardener. In the hours that remain you’ll be most likely to find me under the hood of one of my project cars, or on the couch trapped by a sleepy Mike or Ike.

My Philosophy

Everyone has things worth protecting in life – let’s talk about what’s most important to you. I can help you find the best, most cost-effective way to properly protect the things in your life worth protecting and guide you for years to come. If there’s a way to better protect you and yours, I’ll do my best to find it!

Years of experience: 7+ Years Customer Service & Sales

Special training or licenses: Business Management Degree, Licensed Property & Casualty Producer

Working With Ryan

What Clients are Saying

“By Far the BEST!”

My fiancé and I dealt with Ryan Bastian during our search for insurance. We were in the middle of closing on our home and needed home insurance stat! He was so incredibly professional and handled us with much care. He was quick and efficient in searching for the best deal! During his search, he also found auto insurance quotes that not only saved us money, but offered better coverage than ur current auto insurance at that time. He was by far one of the BEST that I’ve had the pleasure in working with. Highly recommend him!

— Amber Gorman

Saved Over $1000 Per Year

After recently buying a new car I started really looking into new and improved insurance options.  I’ve bin with the same carrier for 32 years, but recently changed agents and we’re new to Gerety. We’re very happy we made the move to Gerety. Ryan Bastian was incredible to work with and saved us over $1000 per year. Super knowledgeable about the industry and products he could offer. Everyone in the Gerety office is very helpful and they seem to really be focused on taking care of their customers. Thank you so much Ryan!

— Shawn Griffiths

“10/10 Would Recommend”

Ryan has been super helpful in the transition of switching our home & auto policies. He’s super responsive (even on the weekends!) and of course him saving us $70/month was amazing too! If you’re looking to switch insurance companies, reach out to Ryan. He went above and beyond what I was expecting. 10/10 would recommend!“

— Krystal Rusnak

“He Saved Me $$$!”

I called your office to add ANOTHER vehicle to our policy.  Ryan suggested to go over the policy, I’m glad I agreed.  He saved me $$$!  Ryan was patience, professional and very kind.  I know I always have several questions ,because we have everything with you, this is one of the reasons…your Staff!  Ryan went above and beyond.  He stayed in contact through out the day to make sure the changes were completed, he dropped off the documents at Davids shop when they were completed. Thanks again for having the right people for the job!

— Tina Dolan

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 Rick Gerety & Assoc. Inc . 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 Rick Gerety & Associates 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