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01-our-company 02-our-company Established in 1961, Nickerson Insurance Services, Inc. is a multi-line Insurance Agency, providing personalized insurance coverage for you, your family and your business in California and other States.

Nickerson Insurance is independently owned and offers a wide range of products. Our Goal is to provide you with an insurance program that is broad in coverage, competitive in price and properly protecting your assets.

Our philosophy of placing the clients interest ahead of all others is what keeps our clients renewing year after year. We achieve this by returning phone calls right away, providing certificates of insurance in a timely manner and responding immediately to claims.

Nickerson Insurance has been voted both Best and Favorite Insurance Agency of the South Bay over the past three years. We are a Trusted Choice Agent and members of the Independent Insurance Agents of the South Bay.

Executive Management Team


Sarah Kelly, CPCU, AAI, CPIW, President

Phone: (310) 326-6335 ext. 133
Fax: (310) 326-9304
Sarah has been at Nickerson Insurance since 1970. She is an Account Manager to large Commercial account risks.Her favorite part of the job is working with clients to meet their insurance needs.

Robert Takata

Robert Takata, CLU, AAI Vice President

Phone: (310) 326-6335 ext 137
Fax: (310) 326-9304
Robert has been with Nickerson Insurance since 1975 as a Commercial Account Representative. His many years of insurance industry experience enable him to resolve the complicated insurance issues (such as risk management and loss control), facing the businesses in our community in creative and innovative ways.

Silvia Gomez

Silvia Gomez, Executive Vice President, Commercial Lines Manager

Phone: (310) 326-6335 ext 147
Fax: (310) 326-9304
Silvia has been with Nickerson Insurance since 1986. She takes pride in the personalized service that she provides to each of her clients. Her talent at placing the Business Insurance for her clients at a fair and reasonable price keeps them coming back year after year.

Bobbie Thomas

Bobbie Thomas, Vice President

Phone: (310) 326-6335 ext 2195
Fax: (310) 326-5416
Bobbie began her insurance career in 1975. Bobbie started with Nickerson Insurance in 1987 as Robert Takata’s Executive Assistant. She takes pride in being able to provide clients with the best possible insurance products for their type of operations. Bobbie feels that understanding the client’s business and becoming a part of their team is key, so that she can provide the proper guidance in obtaining the best coverage to protect their assets. She excels in providing prompt and efficient customer service.

Laura Baron

Laura Baron, Vice President

Phone: (310) 326-6335 ext 2151
Fax: (310) 326-5416
Laura began her insurance career in 1989 in the financial district of New York, NY in Construction Risks. This eventually lead to her relocation to Southern California. She is a CA Licensed Property & Casualty Agent since 1998 and a Certified Insurance Counselor since 2004. She brings many years of technical expertise as a Commercial Lines Account Manager with all lines of insurance. She enjoys having a sense of purpose providing solution oriented customer service to her clients and the delivery of customized products to her client team. She enjoys her many nieces and nephews, MLB baseball, and especially watching games at Angel Stadium and Fenway Park.

Army Reyes

Army Reyes, Vice President, Personal Lines Team Leader

Phone: (310) 326-6333 ext 2148
Fax: (310) 326-0376
Army joined Nickerson Insurance in 2000. She quickly found out that working in customer service was rewarding and exactly what she wanted to do. She enjoys every facet of customer service, including answering questions, resolving customer concerns, and providing each one of our clients unequalled service with a smile. Army speaks fluent Spanish.