Our History

Farley Insurance Agency Inc., was established by Kent and Sandra Farley in 1970 through the purchase of an existing agency that was founded in 1881. To date, over 4,000 individuals and businesses have placed their confidence in the agency’s ability to structure and maintain sound insurance policies and employee benefit plans.

Customer Service the Key to Our Success

Due to the size of the agency, the producers are able to obtain coverage for larger and more difficult risks. The Agency currently employs four producers, four full time customer service representatives and maintains contracts with over twenty “A” rated carriers. Customer service remains the key to the Agency’s success in making it one of the largest and most prestigious in Illinois.

Effective & Comprehensive

Determining the insurance or benefit needs of an individual or business is the first order of business with any professional at the agency. An effective and comprehensive strategy is designed and implemented to meet those needs. A rapport of trust is the strong foundation in all our working relationships. Great pride is taken in the fact that we protect the assets of our individuals and businesses in our community.

Excellent Customer Service is Our Top Priority

Any client or potential client can be assured that they will receive the highest level of personal and professional services as various needs evolve and are addressed. Our fast and detailed service, along with our dedication to our customers set us apart from the competition.


Our Team

Farley Insurance Agency
124 W. Washington Street
Newton, IL 62448

Phone - Office: (618) 783-4421

Phone - Toll Free: (800) 500-4421




  • "I have been a customer of Farley Insurance since 1982. When I've had a claim they have been great to work with. They go to bat for me every year for the best rates which keeps me coming back. Very appreciative of Kent and his staff."

    — Penny

  • "My family has been with Farley Insurance Agency for 28 years. We enjoy their professional service they provide for our everyday needs as well as at claim time. Our claims have always been paid in a timely manner and their staff is very knowledgeable and helpful. They are truly 'only a call away'!"

    — Terri

  • "In November of 2015, we had a major fire which destroyed everything. We reopened in April of 2016 thanks to Farley Insurance. We could not have asked for better or more pleasant people to work with. They made everything run smoothly. We would recommend them to anyone. Thank you Farley Insurance!"

    — Nick

  • "We have used Farley Insurance Agency for a few years with a variety of business and personal coverage. Tim and his office has always been prompt and professional when dealing with any inquiries or issues that arise. We have found Tim to be competitive and has saved us money on insurance costs."

    — Mike

  • "Farley Insurance Agency has been Rex Vault's insurance provider for many years now. Both Tim and Chad have been excellent to work with. Their product knowledge is outstanding and their experience is always helpful."

    — Mark

  • "Tim Farley has been our agent for several years and we have been happy with his service and find him and his staff very helpful."

    "Insurance in the construction industry is competitive and we feel very comfortable with using the Farley agency."

    — Scott

  • "Farley Insurance Agency has been provides the business insurance for the City of Newton. Their product knowledge is outstanding and their experience is always helpful."

    — Mark