About Clemens

Clemens Insurance - Serving Bloomington, Marion and Jerseyville

Clemens Insurance represents more than 45 insurance companies, providing transportation, business and personal insurance, plus corporate benefits and life and health insurance to more than 7,000 policyholders.

Clemens Insurance is committed to achieving a high standard of excellence in everything we do. You can depend on Clemens Insurance to reach that standard in meeting all of your insurance needs. We are one of the largest, full-service, independent insurance agencies in downstate Illinois – with offices in Bloomington, Marion and Jerseyville. Our Orlando, Florida and Newnan, Georgia offices specialize in transportation insurance. Our territory includes the states of Georgia, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Wisconsin. We can write commercial truck and public auto in all states and we can also write business auto and workers compensation in most of the nine states.

Our Commitment

Our commitment to your satisfaction begins with your first contact. Our professional receptionist – not an automated answering system – will answer your telephone call personally and direct you to one of over 60 dedicated professionals who can assist you.

Our commitment extends to our agents, whose hands-on approach keeps them in touch so your coverage remains current.

And, if there is a loss, our claims manager will work with you personally to ensure the prompt, courteous and accurate handling of your claim.



Established in 1948 as the Lewis W. Jones Agency, an insurance provider for the transportation industry, Clemens & Associates has grown into one of the largest full service independent insurance agencies in downstate Illinois.


1960's  Don Clemens became a partner and the name was changed.

1978      Frank Niepagen & Richard Percy became junior partners.

1979      Clemens & Associates Life Agency, Ltd. was formed to provide group, life and health insurance and other corporate benefits.

1983      Niepagen & Percy purchased controlling interest in the firm.

1984      Branch office added in Carbondale, Illinois.

1986      Personal Lines department added.

1996      Branch office added in Orlando, Florida.

1999      Branch office added in Jerseyville, Illinois.

2005      Branch office added in Newnan, Georgia.

2013      Jeffrey L. Niepagen and Richard J. Percy purchase controlling interest in the firm.

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