|The Allstate Corporation is the largest publicly held personal lines property and casualty insurer in America. Allstate was founded in 1931 and became a publicly traded company in 1993.
Consumers access Allstate insurance products (auto, home, life and retirement) and services through Allstate agencies, independent agencies and Allstate exclusive financial representatives, as well as via www.allstate.com and 1-800 Allstate®. At year-end 2011, Allstate had nearly 12,000 exclusive Allstate agencies and financial representatives in the United States and Canada. The company markets private passenger auto and homeowners insurance under the Allstate and Encompass® and Esurance® brand names. Esurance, an Allstate company, provides Esurance brand auto insurance products directly to consumers online, through call centers and through select agents, including Answer Financial.