Who We Are

Our people are experts in delivering targeted insurance solutions that help our customers rebuild after nature’s worst disasters.

We are passionate

We design our insurance products to help restore your quality of life as quickly as possible.

We are experienced

With decades of experience managing claims for nature's worst catastrophes, you'll want GeoVera on your side when disaster strikes.

We are focused

No matter what we are working on at GeoVera, we are always focused on striving for the ultimate customer satisfaction.

GeoVera's Pyramid of Success

After decades of experience managing large catastrophic events, we have defined the exact 27 traits we strive for each and every day to reach personal and corporate greatness in order to provide the ultimate customer satisfaction.

GeoVera pyramid of success

Success is when a group of people, bound together by a common purpose, achieve their full individual and collective potential. 

Our History


  • May 2021: GeoVera partners with Homesite Insurance Company of California to launch a new flexible earthquake product in California.
  • April 2021: A.M. Best reaffirms “A” (Excellent) rating for GeoVera Insurance Group of companies.
  • November 2020: GeoVera appoints Deepak Menon as new Chief Operating Officer.
  • July 2020: GeoVera appoints John Forney as new Chief Executive Officer.
  • 2019: GeoVera launches QuakeInsurance.com to make earthquake insurance available to all homeowners in California, Oregon & Washington.
  • 2018: GeoVera Advantage launches Hiscox FloodPlus product in AL, FL, LA, SC, TX
  • 2015: GeoVera Holdings, Inc. was named as one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s Best & Brightest companies to work for. 
  • 2014: A 6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes the Napa, California region, which is close to GeoVera’s office headquarters and affecting many GeoVera policyholders. The GeoVera claims unit immediately responds to affected customers.
  • 2012: GeoVera Holdings, Inc. is acquired from Friedman Fletcher & Lowe, LLC. and Hellman & Friedman, LLC. by Flexpoint Ford, LLC., a private equity firm focused on the financial services and healthcare sectors.
  • 2011: A.M. Best Company upgrades rating for GeoVera Insurance Company from “A-” Excellent to “A” Excellent.
  • 2010: GeoVera Specialty introduces Wind Only residential insurance in AL, FL, LA, NC, SC, TX
  • 2006: GeoVera launches Residential Earthquake program in Oregon.
  • 2005: GeoVera becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of GeoVera Holdings, Inc. and is acquired from St. Paul Travelers by Friedman Fleischer & Lowe, LLC (“FFL) and Hellman & Friedman LLC (“H&F”), leading San Francisco-based equity firms.
  • 2003: GeoVera’s parent company, The St. Paul, merges with Travelers, becoming a member of the St. Paul Travelers companies.
  • 2001: GeoVera launches Residential Earthquake Program in Washington state.
  • 1999: GeoVera’s parent company, USF&G Specialty Insurance Company, is purchased by The St. Paul, and becomes a member of The St. Paul Companies.
  • 1997: GeoVera is granted an admitted Certificate of Authority from the California Department of Insurance as GeoVera Insurance Company and quickly becomes the largest private residential earthquake insurance provider in California.