Allstate Brings New Jobs to Metro Detroit


FARMINGTON HILLS — Allstate has opportunities for those looking for a fresh start in 2013 as the company plans to appoint eight new insurance agency owners in Metro Detroit in 2013. Additionally, Allstate’s new and existing Detroit area insurance agencies plan to hire more than 24 licensed sales professionals.

The company also is seeking to increase agency presence in Grand Rapids, Flint, and Ann Arbor and will create 108 news jobs. The company plans to appoint 27 new insurance agency owners in Michigan, with insurance agencies planning to hire 81 licensed sales professionals.

To help the recruiting efforts, Allstate is offering a $5,000 award to the person who refers a qualified candidate to Allstate. The referral award is payable upon of the appointment of the candidate as an Allstate agency owner.

“If you’re sales-driven and customer-service oriented, this could be a great opportunity for you,” said Gary Heslinga of Allstate’s Michigan Agency. “No prior insurance knowledge is needed and we are here to assist new agents with product and sales education, along with brand and marketing support.”

“Allstate is unique among all other insurers because its exclusive agents own the economic interest in the business they write from day one,” said Heslinga. “Allstate agency owners can sell the economic interest in their agency. No other branded insurer has this option. If you enjoy working with people to help protect the things they value most and prepare them for the future, you’ll enjoy running an Allstate agency.”

Interested candidates can apply to become an Allstate agency owner by visiting or by connecting with Allstate recruiter Trish Mylek at 248-994-9253 or