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AGENT2000, Commercial and Personal Insurance Brokers has been at your service since 1975.

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Our history.

James Knapp started his insurance career in 1961 after graduating from Villanova College and joining the Insurance Company of North America. In 1975, he co-founded Maring Knapp & Company with Dennis Maring, which he later acquired and transformed into MK Insurance Services. After years of service and growth, a new opportunity arose, and in 1995, AGENT2000, Commercial and Personal Insurance Brokers was established. Today, led by Laurie and Derek, James’ son and daughter, AGENT2000, Commercial and Personal Insurance Brokers the highly-respected, family business remains committed to its founding principles of service to the local community.

Your Trusted Advocates

We specialize in a variety of coverage options to meet your unique insurance needs.

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Our core values.

AGENT2000, Commercial and Personal Insurance Brokers has always had a strong focus on exemplary customer service. In fact—it’s proven by the number of long-term clients, some of which have been with us since our founding. As an independent agency, we work harder to bring you more benefits when it comes to price, quality coverage, and service. Together, we’ll shop for a variety of partners and educate you on your risks. We look forward to continuing to provide you with great customer service for many more years.

The Independent Agency Advantage

Here’s what makes our insurance agency different.

Personalized Solutions

Get the power of choice with insurance that’s designed for your unique needs.

Knowledgeable Service

We’ll be there for you with reliable service and support to help you make informed decisions.

Trusted Relationships

You can rely on us to simplify the insurance process and advise you on your insurance.

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Our History

  • 1961– James Knapp began his career in the insurance industry in 1961 after graduating from Villanova College. Over the next 12 years, he traveled throughout major cities working for the Insurance Company of North America.
  • 1975 – Jim Knapp teams up with Dennis Maring, establishing Maring Knapp & Company. Years later, Jim Knapp acquired Maring Knapp & Company, and created MK Insurance Services.
  • 1995 – With the vision of the next generation of leaders to join forces, AGENT2000, Commercial and Personal Insurance Brokers is founded, and renamed by his children, Laurie Limrite, and Derek Knapp.
  • 1983 – Laurie started working in the agency full time after graduating from St. Mary’s College of California.
  • 1987 – Derek started working in the agency, and was first on the technology side and then became a licensed agent.
  • Present – Jim is retired and currently resides in the town of Lookout, CA, in Modoc County and is enjoying a slower paced life. Laurie and Derek run the day to day operations of the agency, which is now in its 48th year!

Our Mission

At our core, AGENT2000, Commercial and Personal Insurance Brokers is all about giving back and protecting our community through insurance solutions, helping you safeguard what you care about most. Our culture is founded on insurance advocacy, next-level customer service, and dedicated support in your time of need.




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Years in Business

We Stand With Local Organizations

Every quarter, we showcase a noteworthy local non-profit organization that is engaged in commendable efforts to assist our community. We encourage you to explore opportunities to contribute and participate in their initiatives.

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AGENT2000, Commercial and Personal Insurance Brokers is located in Shelbyville, TN, and Concord, CA, and licensed in AZ, CA, ID, NC, NV, OR, and TN.

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