Protecting Your Dreams

Palatine, IL


About Bernard E. Pedersen & Associates Inc.

Bernard E. Pedersen & Associates, Inc. Insurance Agency has been doing business in Palatine Illinois since 1952. We are licensed to do business in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Georgia and Louisiana.

The agency was founded in 1952 by the late Bernard E. Pedersen who was also State Representative in district 54 for 14 years.

In 1994 his son, Edwin B. Pedersen, purchased the agency making it a second generation enterprise. He is the current President of the company. With over 32 years of insurance experience, Ed specializes in sales and has an extensive understanding of coverage applications. Ed is a 10 year Award Of Excellence agent and a Premier Partner with Safeco. You can read about what others are saying about us on the Internet!

Susan Pedersen is his wife and partner. She is the Vice President of the corporation. Susan first joined the agency in 1984 and has 28 years of experience primarily in customer service, billing and claims. She heads the accounting department and also provides software management and technical support.

In 2004 the agency welcomed Bernard E. Pedersen II, expanding our operation into the third generation. Bernie specializes in computer technology and equipment maintenance as well as offering a broad range of customer services. Many customers find his knowledge of cars and engines valuable when shopping for vehicles or while negotiating claims settlements.

We specialize in Auto, Home, Boat, Umbrella, Landlord, Motorcycle, RV, Mobile Home and Term Life insurance. If you thought the days of getting support and advice from a licensed agent instead of a 800 number was over, think again! It's our pleasure to create an individual, comprehensive, personal insurance package that is right for you.   Get the most coverage for the best price!