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The most important things in your life need to be protected. That’s why Clemens Insurance is always here to help.

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We are proud to be an independent insurance agency.

Clemens Insurance is committed to achieving a high standard of excellence in everything we do. We are one of the largest independent insurance agencies in downstate Illinois.

We have experience you can trust.

Clemens Insurance represents more than 45 insurance companies, providing transportation, business and personal insurance, plus corporate benefits and life and health insurance. We believe your financial security and quality of life deserve personal attention from a trusted source.

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Our History


The Lewis Buck Jones Agency was founded.


Don Clemens became a partner and the name was changed to Clemens Insurance.


Frank Niepagen and Richard Percy became junior partners.


Clemens and Associates Life Agency, Ltd. was formed to provide group, life, and health insurance, as well as other corporate benefits.


Niepagen & Percy purchased controlling interest in the firm.


Branch office added in Carbondale, Illinois.


Personal Lines department added.


1996 Branch office added in Orlando, Florida.


Branch office added in Jerseyville, Illinois.


Branch office added in Newnan, Georgia.


Jeffrey L. Niepagen and Richard J. Percy purchase controlling interest in the firm.


Moved Carbondale office from Carbondale, IL to Marion, IL.


Acquired Thomas A Bleyer Insurance in Marion, IL.


Branch office added in Sesser, Illinois and Altamonte Springs, Florida.

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Our Mission

At Clemens Insurance, our mission is very simple. We are committed to achieving a high standard of excellence in everything we do. We are one of the largest, full-service, independent insurance agencies in downstate Illinois.

Clemens Insurance is licensed in AL, AZ, CO, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NC, NE, NM, NV, OH, OR, SC, TN, TX, WA and WI. For Benefits, we are licensed in AZ, IL, MO, OH, WA, and WI.

Meet Our Team


Insurance Companies Represented


Years in Business


Years of Combined Experience

Personalized Solutions

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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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