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Founded in 1892, Galveston Insurance Associates (GIA) is Galveston County’s oldest insurance agency. Their principal office is located on beautiful Galveston Island, with additional offices in Houston, Friendswood, Austin, and Willis.  As an Independent Agency, GIA represents many top-rated insurance companies. They are one of the State’s largest independent agency writers of Windstorm and Flood insurance. GIA is proud to be a part of the Insuror’s Group, ranking 8th in the US in privately held Independent Property and Casualty agencies. GIA is locally owned and operated–not owned by a bank or other insurance agency. Clients are GIA’s greatest asset and they count on their relationships to determine success. GIA is a full service insurance agency with departments specializing in commercial, personal, life and health insurance as well as financial services. GIA strives to provide reliable and professional service and has for over 124 years.


  • Commercial: Commercial Liability Insurance, Garage and Garagekeeper’s Insurance, Inland Marine Insurance, Commercial Property, Data Breach, Kidnap, Ransom, or Extortion, Risk Management Consulting, and much more.
  • Personal: Homeowners’ Insurance, Specialty Insurance, Valuable Property Coverage, Umbrella Liability Insurance, Farm and Ranch Owners’ Insurance, and much more.
  • Life & Health: Group and Individual Medical Plans, Health Savings Account Plans, Temporary/Short Term Medical Plans, Medicare Supplements, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance.
  • Risk Management: GIA evaluates the total cost of risk and helps develop solutions tailored to meet risk management strategy.
  • Wind: GIA provides Windstorm coverage through TWIA and has options through other companies for properties that qualify.
  • Financial Services: Financial Planning, Business Planning, Retirement Planning, Estate Planning, Employer/Employee Benefits, and much more.
  • Auto: Save money on your auto insurance. GIA will help you find the right auto insurance. It’s quick and easy!
  • Flood: GIA provides flood coverage through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and has other options for properties that qualify.
  • GIA Platinum: Providing customized asset protection for affluent homeowners.

Hours of Operation
Monday thru Friday: 8am - 5pm