About Us

Founded in Oak Park, Illinois in 1957, Forest Insurance is a second-generation, family-owned independent insurance agency. For more than 60 years, residents of Oak Park, River Forest, Forest Park and Greater Chicago have turned to Forest Insurance for quality insurance coverage, trusted guidance, and personalized service they can count on. From home and auto, to business and commercial, we provide superior insurance products that deliver better value, better outcomes, and greater peace of mind.

With more professional insurance designations than any other local firm, our experienced advisors take great pride in developing personalized insurance solutions that protect families and businesses, earn customer trust, and foster long-term relationships.

Whether shopping multiple companies, advising you on coverages, or guiding you through claims, Forest Insurance is with you every step of the way.

Protecting Your Most Precious Assets

No matter how large or small your family or financial portfolio is, Forest Insurance has personal insurance policies to match your needs. We take our auto, home, and life insurance policies seriously. By working closely with you, we can help determine the level of protection you need and offer insurance products that match your concerns.

No one can stop the unexpected from happening, but we can make it easier for you to navigate difficult situations with less worry about the financial effects.

Covering a Diverse Array of Business

Forest Insurance serves businesses and non-profit organizations across a wide variety of industries—from aviation, apartment and condo rentals to daycares, restaurants, and churches—with specialized and hard-to-find insurance products and coverages that meet the needs of diverse organizations and protect against financial loss.

Our Independent Advantage

As an independent agent, Forest Insurance works for you—not the insurance company. This distinction enables us to draw from a wide array of insurance companies to find just the right coverage for your unique needs. And when there’s a loss, we work on your behalf to ensure you receive fair and prompt payment, and professional and courteous service.

Company Choice

Because we value quality, Forest Insurance represents a carefully selected group of financially-strong, reputable insurance companies, enabling us to offer the best coverage at a competitive rate. Companies we represent include:  Andover, AIG, Chubb, Frankenmuth, Hanover, Hartford, Liberty Mutual, Mercury, MetLife Auto & Home, Nationwide Private Client, Progressive, Safeco, Travelers, West Bend, and more.

Welcome to a Better Insurance Experience

From local agencies to major Illinois companies, no one can match the array of coverages, company access, expertise, service, higher limits, or value that Forest Insurance offers.

Call today for a free, comprehensive policy review. We’ll gladly review your policy, provide a side-by-side analysis of what you have vs. what is available, and guide you through recommended coverages and limits.