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Jay Gemes

Gemes Insurance Agency Inc


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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 more than happy to assist you with Auto, Homeowners, Renters, Business, Life & Health, Pet Insurance and any other State Farm policy services in both English and Spanish. My path to becoming a State Farm agent was not a conventional one, to say the least. Upon graduating from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts, I became a campus minister at the University of Southern Mississippi for six years and then worked in the pharmaceutical industry for about nine years. I eventually became a State Farm agent and opened my agency in 2012 so I could have a more direct impact on my community.

I enjoy building lasting relationships with our neighbors which include but are not limited to Columbus, Phenix City, Midland, Cataula and Ellerslie.

Since day one, my team and I have prioritized doing more than is expected. I enjoy helping people manage their risks and I also like to laugh! Besides serving my community as a State Farm agent, I’m also 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 traveling with family, especially on hiking trips to Colorado. My family and I are also huge University of Georgia Football fans – Go Dawgs! They are back to back national champions.

Make sure to stop by my State Farm office or give my team a call today to get started on a free insurance quote! We look forward to working with you and helping you with your insurance needs and having your join our State Farm Family-the Gemes Team!

With Spring just around the corner, we can brace for some warmer temperatures and daylight savings! Now is a great time to check in on your existing insurance coverage and make sure you are ready to go for the warm months ahead. If you are interested in looking for insurance, whether it is auto, home, or life insurance, we are here to help. Give us a call or stop by the office.

Insurance Products Offered

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

Other Products

Banking, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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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.