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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Jay Gemes

Gemes Insurance Agency Inc

(706) 322-8536

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Office Info

Office Hours

9am - 5pm
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Welcome to my State Farm office in historic Columbus, GA! Whether you’re in Georgia or Alabama, my team of insurance professionals and I are here to assist you with a wide range of insurance services, including Auto, Homeowners, Renters, Business, Life & Health, and Pet Insurance. We are proud to offer our services in both English and Spanish.

My journey to becoming a State Farm agent has been anything but conventional. After graduating from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts, I spent six years as a campus minister at the University of Southern Mississippi. Following that, I worked in the pharmaceutical industry for nine years. Eventually, I became a State Farm agent and opened my agency in 2012, driven by a desire to have a direct impact on my community.

Building lasting relationships with our neighbors is something I truly enjoy. While we primarily serve Columbus, Phenix City, Midland, Cataula, and Ellerslie, we welcome anyone who needs our assistance.

From day one, my team and I have made it our priority to go above and beyond. I take pride in helping people manage their risks, and I believe that laughter is an essential part of life. In addition to serving as a State Farm agent, I am actively involved in various community organizations. I serve as a Big Brother for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Chattahoochee Valley, a board member for Calvary Christian School, and a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA).

When I'm not at the office, I love to travel with my family, especially on hiking trips to Colorado. We are also avid University of Georgia Football fans – Go Dawgs! They are back-to-back national champions.

I invite you to stop by my State Farm office or give my team a call today for a free insurance quote. We are excited to work with you, meet your insurance needs, and welcome you into our State Farm Family – the Gemes Team!

Welcome to July! As we embrace the summer heat, it's vital to review your auto and home insurance coverage. Our knowledgeable team is here to help you find the right policies that protect your vehicles and property during this season of outdoor adventures. Contact us today for a personalized quote and let us ensure your well-being throughout July and beyond with comprehensive auto and home insurance.

Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health, Pet

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The mission of the Jay Gemes office is to provide Columbus, Phenix City and the surrounding areas with reliable insurance coverage they can count on. Our office can help with auto insurance, motorcycle insurance, homeowners insurance, renters insurance, life insurance, business insurance, and much more. Stop in and meet with our experienced insurance team to stay covered.

In addition to Jay, there are 5 other licensed team members in the office to help you with auto, fire, life and health insurance.


Jean Fackler

Office Manager

Jean is a native of Columbus, GA. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, going to the beach and spending time with family. Jean is well equipped to help you with auto insurance, home insurance, renter's insurance and life insurance because she has worked in the insurance industry since 2003. Give Jean a call today to see how she can help you and your family.

Sarabeth Parker State Farm Agent Team Member

Sarabeth Parker

Customer Relations Representative

Hello, I am Sara Beth Parker! I am a Customer Relations Representative, licensed to assist you with auto and home insurance in both Georgia and Alabama. In my free time you can find me shopping, camping, or volunteering at my church. We would love to have you stop by our office in Columbus, GA to get started on a free insurance quote! I am originally from Harris County, GA but recently bought a house in Phenix City, AL and will be making the move across the river. I have worked in insurance since August 2022. Come visit me at our office or call today so we can help you find the right insurance coverage!

Alanna Banks State Farm Agent Team Member

Alanna Banks

Insurance Account Representative

Hello, I am Alanna! As an Insurance Representative, I am licensed to assist you with Auto, Home, Health, and Life insurance in Georgia and Alabama. I am a recent graduate of Columbus State. In my free time, I enjoy watching sports, traveling, and spending time with my family. Stop by our office in Columbus, GA to get started on a free insurance quote!
Available Positions
Please Note: This opportunity is about potential employment with an independent contractor agent who solicits applications for State Farm products and services, and does NOT result in employment with any of the State Farm Insurance Companies. The employment selection decision , terms and conditions of employment (such as compensation and benefits) are all determined solely by the independent contractor agent.