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About Us

Trent Insurance Agency was established in 1952 and has been providing excellent customer service to its customers in the greater Johnstown, Pennsylvania ever since. In 2017 it was acquired by Hutton-Blews Insurance LLC of Indiana, PA. Jay Blews and Shannon Lipniskis of Hutton-Blews Insurance bring with them a strong background in commercial insurance and passion for developing customer relationships. Our goal is to continue the Johnstown tradition of delivering the best possible customer service to Johnstown and the surrounding areas.

We offer car insurance, home insurance, business (commercial) insurance, life insurance and annuities. We can also provide coverage for all of your toys – classic cars, motorcycles, ATV, UTV, boats, RV or campers. With our 125 years of combined experience, Hutton-Blews Insurance LLC and Trent Insurance Agency can guide you through what can sometimes be the confusing world of insurance. We represent what we believe to be the finest insurance companies that offer the best value and most comprehensive coverage available in the market today.

An Independent Advantage

We are Independent Agents in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, free to choose the best carrier for your insurance needs. We do not work for an insurance company; we work for you. We work on your side when you have a loss and follow through to see that you get fair, prompt payment and service. Trent Insurance Agency represents a carefully selected group of financially strong, reputable insurance companies. Therefore, we are able to offer you the best coverage at the most competitive price.

What is an Independent Insurance Agent?

When you decide to buy a car, you wouldn't purchase the first one you see. What if one day the automobile industry decided to make only one type of car, one make and one model. You wouldn't have a choice!

The same situation holds true for insurance. You need insurance to drive a car, to purchase a house, to protect your family's financial future and to run a small business. But if there was only one insurance company that offered only one type of insurance, you wouldn't have a choice. The only solution would be going to that one company.

With an independent insurance agent, you have choices. Independent agents are not tied to any one insurance company. One of the advantages of using an independent agent is that he or she works to satisfy your needs. You are using an expert for an important financial decision.

An independent agent has several companies that he or she can approach to get you the best coverage at the best price. And your independent agent will know the companies with the most efficient claims departments to recover your losses as quickly as possible.

When you buy insurance, you want an advocate who will properly assess the risks you face and give you an objective analysis of the marketplace, because it's up to you to make the final choice.