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GEICO receives early holiday present: Named One of 2013 Best Places to Work in Virginia

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WASHINGTON--December 4, 2012:--GEICO's two regional offices in Virginia have been named 2013 Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group. GEICO's offices in Fredericksburg and Virginia Beach were both recognized for their effort in providing a supportive and satisfying work environment for more than 5,300 associates in the state.

“We are proud to be named one of the best places to work in Virginia”

"We are proud to be named one of the best places to work in Virginia," said Nancy Pierce, regional vice president of GEICO's Fredericksburg office. "Our associates are the main reason why we are a great place to work. They help drive the company results forward; we provide a great place for them to do their best work."

Since its opening in 1990, GEICO's regional office in Fredericksburg has been one of the area's largest private employers with more than 3,000 associates.

"Because of GEICO's continued growth and success in Virginia, we are pleased to be able to provide continuing employment opportunities to the local community," said Joe Thomas, regional vice president of GEICO's Virginia Beach office. "We are looking for enthusiastic associates who are committed to providing exceptional customer service to our policyholders."

The Virginia Beach location also serves as the largest private employer in its community with roughly 2,300 associates.

The "Best Places to Work in Virginia" survey and award program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in the state, benefitting the state's economy, its work force and businesses. The rankings will be revealed and published in the February 2013 issue of Virginia Business.

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GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto insurance in the United States. GEICO handles auto insurance coverage for over 11 million private passenger auto policies and insures more than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).

GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for boats, life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.