About Close Insurance Agency

Utilizing two locations, Hancock, MD and Berkeley Springs, WV, the Close Insurance Agency has been providing cost effective Auto, Home, Business, and Life insurance products to the residents of PA, MD, WV, and VA for over 20 years. The agency has prided itself in the motto “Small Town Service with Big Time Savings”. Being an independent agency has allowed Close Insurance the opportunity to partner with carriers who offer insurance products with optimal coverage at a low monthly cost.

Tim Close is the founder and current managing partner of Timothy B. Close Insurance Agency. He has over 25 years of insurance knowledge and experience. Tim works primarily out of the Berkeley Springs, WV location selling all lines of insurance. In 2001 Chris Smartt joined the Close Insurance Agency as a producer and partner. Chris is a native of Fulton County PA, and manages the Hancock, MD office while selling and servicing all lines of insurance.

The staff of any company is an integral part in the success and longevity of the organization. The veteran staff of Close Insurance is comprised of Maritza Miller, Ginger Whiteside, Amy Stull, and Julie Exline. Each staff member is a licensed insurance agent and customer service representative. They offer their professional expertise to each client daily by assisting with policy questions, claim difficulties, and policy changes. Each of the take the extra time and effort to ensure each client is satisfied and understands the insurance policy.

In 2006 Aaron Close joined the Berkeley Springs, WV office as a partner and a producer. Aaron Close specializes in selling commercial auto insurance, business liability insurance, workers compensation and life insurance. In addition to working with clients, Aaron also oversees the advertising and social media for the agency.

Insurance coverage and policies can be difficult to understand and are constantly changing. At the Close Insurance Agency each staff member spends countless hours every year studying policies, coverages, and professionalism in order to be the most knowledgeable and professional staff in the industry. Each agent works diligently to build a long-term relationship with each and every client while striving to provide the best coverage at a price each family can afford.

The Close Insurance Agency is deep rooted in the community and Lord willing here to insure you and your family for generations to come.