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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Jeff Gottesman

(215) 725-1000
9551 Bustleton Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19115-3800

Coveniently located in northeast Philadelphia. 1 block north of Grant Avenue.

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Office Info

Office Hours

Mon-Thu
9am - 5pm
Fri
9am - 4:30pm
Sat-Sun
Closed
After Hours by Appointment
Call or text us 24 hours a day!

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Address

9551 Bustleton Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19115-3800

Languages

English, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Ukrainian

What places Jeff in the top 1% among 19,000 insurance agents? The short answer: he understands the importance of hiring the right people to respond to customers in a way that meets their needs.

At the Jeff Gottesman State Farm team, we ensure same business day callbacks because we hate to keep you waiting. Many insurance customers face confusion and frustration when navigating their options. We provide clear and concise information, helping you determine what protection you need—when you need it—without paying for unnecessary policies. This results in confident decisions when exploring your coverage options.

Since 1997, we have been serving the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area with a full range of insurance and financial services, including Auto, Home, Life, Health, Renters, and Business Insurance. Our mission is to offer straightforward, honest information and to meet you where you are, speaking a language you understand. Jeff's team of 20 licensed agents are carefully selected for their dedication and easy-going personalities. Every agent at the Jeff Gottesman Agency is genuine, attentive to details, and approachable. We speak 11 different languages among us, including English, Spanish, Farsi, Hindi, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, and Ukrainian, ensuring we can assist customers from different backgrounds.

We are proudest of the families and local businesses who have stayed with us all these years. The feedback we get from longtime customers is the greatest approval we can receive. However, our commitment to the community extends beyond providing insurance; we actively participate in local events and support various initiatives. Jeff himself is a huge sports fan who loves throwing parties and creating fun experiences for family and friends. When not working, he can also be found cheering for his favorite teams, playing poker, or golfing with friends. He is a family man who values spending quality time with his loved ones.

If you are looking for insurance policies that align with your needs, come visit our office for a coverage review and quote. We will help you assess your options from the country’s top insurance provider, so your family, home or business will stay protected from the unexpected. Get on the Gottesman Team to make sure you get the policies that save you the most money, time and trouble in the long run. Based in the northeastern part of Philadelphia, we’re conveniently located on 9551 Bustleton Avenue. We service all of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Delaware residents and State Farm Insurance customer relocations.

Contact Philadelphia State Farm Agent Jeff Gottesman for life, home, car insurance, business insurance and more. Get a quote now.

Insurance Products Offered

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

Other Products

Banking, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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At the Jeff Gottesman State Farm team, we ensure same business day callbacks because we hate to keep you waiting. We are clear and concise about your options, to help you determine the protection you need—when you need it—without paying for unnecessary policies. Although we run a large office, located on Bustleton Avenue, we offer small-town, personalized service. We serve PA, NJ, NY, and DE residents and business owners, providing cost-effective insurance and financial services. We want to help you understand your options and make the process SIMPLE for you.

Contact Philadelphia State Farm Agent Jeff Gottesman for life, home, car insurance, business insurance, and more. Get a quote now.

At the Jeff Gottesman Team, we pride ourselves on being a multilingual, diverse group of professionals dedicated to help you find insurance options that align with your needs. Our team speaks 11 different languages, ensuring that we can communicate effectively with customers of different backgrounds. What sets us apart is our commitment to understanding your unique needs and providing personalized insurance options that align with your lifestyle. Our agents are genuine, attentive to detail, and approachable, making the insurance process simple and easy to understand. Located at 9551 Bustleton Avenue, we combine the expertise and resources of a large office with the personalized touch of a local business.

Julie Schultz State Farm Agent Team Member

Julie Schultz

Multiple Line Representative

Hi 👋🏼, I'm Julie . I've been working at Jeff's office for over 13 years now as a Multi-line Representative, and I absolutely love it. Every day, I look forward to coming to work, helping customers, and making sure people are properly protected. I love my coworkers—we laugh every single day. This is a great place to work, and I take pride in doing a good job in what we do.

I'm great at problem-solving and always go above and beyond for customers. When I review someone's policy, I strive to get them great options at great prices while looking out for their needs.

Outside of work, I spend my time gardening, working on my endless home improvement list, and hanging out with my extended family. I am from Northeast Philly and grew up just 3 miles from the office. I went to Calvary Christian Academy for high school and still attend Sunday church there. My whole family lives nearby, and we get together often. I also love the outdoors and try to spend as much time in the sun as possible.

I am here to help with your Auto Insurance, Life Insurance, and Commercial Insurance needs. I look forward to working with you and helping you understand your options.

Soji Adeniji-Adele State Farm Agent Team Member

Soji Adeniji-Adele

Hi 👋🏼, my name is Soji, and I joined Jeff's office in South Philly in 2021 as a Licensed Representative after moving from Las Vegas. I enjoy educating customers about insurance and the importance of understanding what it is good for.

Others would describe me as outgoing, friendly, and personable. I was born in Nigeria, raised in Syracuse, New York, and went to college in Virginia. When I am not helping people get proper protection, you might find me exploring new things. I love camping, hiking, and the outdoors. I have studied martial arts for 20 years.

I look forward to working with you at our Passyunk office and helping you with your insurance needs.

Zoryana Gutka State Farm Agent Team Member

Zoryana Gutka

Property & Casualty Representative

Hi 👋🏼, I'm Zoryana, and I've been helping customers with their insurance needs since 2013. I am licensed in Property & Casualty and take pride in providing exceptional service to customers at Jeff Gottesman’s office. They often describe me as patient, which I believe is crucial in ensuring customers understand their coverage options and feel comfortable with their decisions.

I am fluent in Ukrainian and Russian, which allows me to assist a diverse range of customers effectively. I graduated from Penn State University and am proud to bring my education and experience to the Jeff Gottesman team. I enjoy nature and believe that the destination doesn't matter as long as you have good company.

I look forward to helping you with your insurance needs and making sure you have an enjoyable experience at our office.

Chase Bootel State Farm Agent Team Member

Chase Bootel

Marketing Associate

Hi 👋🏼, my name is Chase and I am excited to get to know you and assist you with your insurance needs! Whether you need an insurance quote, coverage details or policy information you can be assured that you’ll receive excellent service as well as accurate information. I enjoy getting to know others and I’m always eager to help as well as learn new things. I work with a great team, so you can be assured that you will be well taken care of!

Outside of work, I am passionate about music. I know a lot about music theory, which is actually a discipline encompassing the methods and concepts that composers and musicians use in creating and performing music. I have been a musician for over 10 years!

Michelle Pyle State Farm Agent Team Member

Michelle Pyle

Office Associate

Hi 👋🏼, I'm Michelle, an office associate who has been a proud member of the Jeff Gottesman team since 2014. With over 10 years of experience in the field, I bring dedication and expertise to my role. Born and raised in St. Louis, MO, I hold a Bachelor of Science degree from Columbia College.

I am also a proud military wife, and my background has instilled in me a strong sense of commitment and resilience. I look forward to assisting you with your insurance needs and ensuring you receive exceptional service.

Nick Kanter State Farm Agent Team Member

Nick Kanter

Multiple Line Representative

Hi 👋🏼, my name is Nick, and I'm part of the acquisition team here at Jeff Gottesman's office. I have been here for about seven years. I really like working in the insurance industry because it's a very diverse field. There are a lot of things you can do, and you also get to help people on a daily basis, which is a big benefit and something I really enjoy.

Customers get a one-of-a-kind experience with me. I am willing to break everything down so that they feel comfortable about their decisions by understanding the choices they are making and what protection they are putting in place for their family and themselves. Customers often feel like they are talking with a friend rather than just an insurance agent when we have a conversation.

Outside of work, I love to go to sporting events for all local teams, travel, hang out with friends, and cook. I can even teach people how to make pasta from scratch. Born in Northeast Philadelphia and raised there and in Huntingdon Valley, I graduated from Temple University's Fox School of Business, so I am very familiar with the Philadelphia area.

I am here to help with your Auto Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, and Life Insurance needs.

Oksana Slotylo State Farm Agent Team Member

Oksana Slotylo

Office Associate

Hi 👋🏼, my name is Oksana, and I love working for State Farm because they take care of their customers. They go above and beyond, and I see that every day as an office associate at Jeff Gottesman’s office. I’ve been here for over 12 years. We are committed to treat every person with dedication and respect, often helping them even more than expected.

I immigrated to the United States from Western Ukraine in 2000. I graduated from Northeast High School and Pennsylvania State University and have been a member of Jeff Gottesman's team since 2012. I speak Ukrainian, Russian, and Polish fluently, which helps me connect with a diverse range of customers. I take pride in explaining everything in complete detail to them.

Outside of work, I love to travel, go camping, hike, snowboard, and am passionate about healthy and vegan eating. I also enjoy cooking and spending time with my sons.

If you ever want to chat about travel, cooking, or insurance, I’m here to help! I’m looking forward to talking about your Auto Insurance, Home or Renters Insurance, and Life Insurance needs.

Bryan Shapiro State Farm Agent Team Member

Bryan Shapiro

Team Leader

Hi 👋🏼, my name is Bryan, and I've been working at State Farm agent Jeff Gottesman’s office for over 21 years. In my role in the customer care area and financial services, I thrive on making our office a warm and welcoming place for both our team and customers. My goal is to ensure that you understand the different types of insurance we offer and how they can protect you and your family. I believe in treating everyone with the same respect and care that I would like to receive, which has served me well throughout my career. The greatest part of my job is the fun I have building great business and friendship relationships over the years.

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I am very competitive and love playing tennis, ping pong, and other sports. I also have a passion for Corvettes and hope to own one someday. If you ever want to chat about sports or cars, I’m your guy!

I can help with your Auto Insurance (and I do love cars!), Life Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, and more.

Sheila Selgrath State Farm Agent Team Member

Sheila Selgrath

Insurance Account Representative

Hi 👋🏼, I'm Sheila, and I am an Insurance Account Representative at Jeff Gottesman's office. I’ve been part of this team since August 2007 and I'm here to help with any Auto Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, Life Insurance, and Health Insurance needs.

Here at the Jeff Gottesman office, we work as a family, and our customers are our family. It's really important to us that we don't overlook any of our customers' needs and that each customer receives personalized service and our undivided attention. One of my primary duties is assisting and helping all of our existing customers, making sure all of their needs are met and that each customer gets an exemplary individual experience.

Customers often describe me as patient and compassionate. I love talking to and connecting with others, sharing their excitement when good things happen, and I'm never too busy to listen when things aren't so good. I love to laugh, mostly at myself, and try to find the positives in life.

Outside of work, I love being surrounded by people. I love to attend concerts and enjoy exploring different parks with my family. I also love helping out in my community and jumping at the chance to participate in food and clothing drives, public space cleanups, fostering animals, and any fundraisers for children in need or local families going through a rough patch.

I look forward to connecting with you to help with your Auto Insurance, Homeowners Insurance and Life Insurance needs.

Diana Rawle State Farm Agent Team Member

Diana Rawle

Multiple Line Representative

Hi 👋🏼, my name is Diana. I am a Marketing Representative and bring 28 years of insurance experience to Jeff Gottesman’s State Farm team, which I joined in 2019. My experience covers Auto Insurance, Life Insurance, Health Insurance, and Homeowners Insurance, and I am here to ensure you have the coverage you need. I believe in taking the stress out of insurance, protecting what matters most, and preparing you for the unexpected.

When working with me, you can expect detailed explanations of policies and how coverage applies to your unique situation. Customers often describe me as extremely thorough and kind, and I take pride in these qualities. I love helping them understand their insurance options and making the process as clear and straightforward as possible.

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time at the beach with my family. I am passionate about scuba diving, hanging out with friends and family, especially my grandchildren, and listening to music. Originally from Northeast Philadelphia, I am actively involved in my local parish and contribute to local causes

If you ever want to chat about the great beach spots or the joys of scuba diving, I’m your person!

I look forward to helping you with your insurance needs and making sure you find the options you’re looking for.

Heather Lopergolo State Farm Agent Team Member

Heather Lopergolo

Marketing Representative

Hi 👋🏼, I'm Heather, one of the Marketing Representatives at The Gottesman Team. I have been with the team since 1997, bringing over 27 years of experience to our agency.

I am known for my quick responses, reliability, and treating customers like family. My kindness and empathy have helped me build long-term relationships with many of them.

Born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia, I have a deep connection to the area and its community. Outside of work, I enjoy reading, watching documentaries, shopping for vintage items, decorating, attending my son's sporting events, and taking photographs. I love arranging themed parties and have a passion for photography and vintage shops.

I am kind, empathetic, and compassionate, always striving to make customers feel welcome and well-cared for. I am excited about the opportunity to work with you and look forward to helping you with your Auto Insurance and Homeowners Insurance needs. Come visit us at Jeff's office—you will feel like family.

Brendan Ciamaichelo State Farm Agent Team Member

Brendan Ciamaichelo

Hi 👋🏼, my name is Brendan and I’m a light-hearted person who enjoys connecting with people and providing outstanding service. I like to relate to others; while I am making sure you have the right insurance coverage, I am also interested in getting to know you. Whether you have questions on your policy or need help submitting a claim, I pride myself on always going the extra mile to ensure an excellent customer experience. I am professional, respectful as well as reliable. My light hearted nature loves to see others smile!

Outside of work, my hobbies include hockey and spending time with my friends and family. I am also passionate about fishing so I know quite a bit on this subject! Pennsylvania is home to popular fish such as trout, bass, musky, walleye, steelhead and panfish. I also love to tell jokes, so if you need a good laugh, ask me for a joke!

Mia Innamorato State Farm Agent Team Member

Mia Innamorato

Hi 👋🏼, my name is Mia and I love getting to know people and making others smile! My nickname is “Ray of Sunshine” because of my happy nature and I have a passion for helping others! I am also a hard worker, who is great at multitasking and being resourceful. Send your questions to me and I’ll be happy to get you the answers you need on your policies, coverages or claims. You can count on me to not only brighten your day but also help you with your insurance and financial needs!

Outside of work, I am a plant and dog lover. I love being outside in the sunshine, so I try to be outdoors and on my boat as much as possible! I am an avid foodie and love trying new things! I am also passionate about donating blood to the American Red Cross as a blood donation saved my mothers life when I was young. I am SCUBA trained and I have a degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology.

Cheryl Barreras State Farm Agent Team Member

Cheryl Barreras

Hi 👋🏼, I'm Cheryl. Born and raised in Philadelphia, I joined Jeff Gottesman's team in 2023 with over 43 years of experience in the insurance industry. I am licensed in Property & Casualty as well as Life & Health, and I’m here to help with your insurance needs.

When customers work with me, they can expect to explore great insurance options with reliable and attentive service. I genuinely care and am compassionate about meeting their needs. Many customers see me as their “go-to” person, someone they depend on and are grateful for the ongoing service I provide. The most rewarding part of my job is being able to help others and make their lives a little easier.

Outside of work, I love being with my grandkids and family. I have lived in Philadelphia, PA, my entire life and am proud to serve my local community.

Give me a call today or visit me at our Langhorne location to help you with your insurance needs.

Dylan Kanter State Farm Agent Team Member

Dylan Kanter

Hi 👋🏼, I'm Dylan, one of the dedicated and caring Multi-Line Representatives at Jeff Gottesman's office in Langhorne. Born in Philadelphia and raised in Huntingdon Valley, I joined the team in September 2023. I am licensed in all lines of insurance, and I bring a keen ability to listen and a dedication to teamwork. My goal is to put your interests at the forefront, ensuring you find the options you’re looking for.

I am known to be a great listener, and someone who is compassionate and caring. Customers working with me can expect to feel comfortable and confident with myself and our team. I want them to know they are getting the personalized customer service and assistance that meets their needs.

Outside of work, I am passionate about health and fitness and love to inspire others to live healthier lives. I enjoy working out, playing golf, spending time with family and friends, and reading books.

I am excited about the opportunity to work with you and help you with all your insurance needs. Give me a call today or meet me at our Langhorne location, and let's explore coverage options available to you.

JR

Jennifer Rosenblum

Jordan Zoubroulis State Farm Agent Team Member

Jordan Zoubroulis

Hi 👋🏼, I'm Jordan, one of the Licensed Representatives at Jeff Gottesman's Langhorne office. I joined the team in 2023, and I am licensed to help with Life & Health insurance.

I pride myself on providing a unique and positive experience for my customers. They can expect dedication and care towards meeting their objectives and goals. I ensure our interactions feel more like casual conversations rather than formal insurance meetings, which helps everyone feel more comfortable.

Born in Huntingdon Valley, I am very familiar with the Philadelphia area. People often describe me as outgoing, friendly, and personable. Outside of work, I love spending time in nature, going on hikes, and engaging in various outdoor activities. I have a large family, so I enjoy being part of group functions and team environments.

I am excited about the opportunity to work with you and help you with your Life and Health insurance needs. My goal is to help you find great coverage at great prices while ensuring you have a positive and enjoyable experience.

Give me a call today or meet me at our Langhorne location, and let's get started!

RB

Rebecca Bauder

SB

Said Basitkhonov

Svitlana Slotyuk State Farm Agent Team Member

Svitlana Slotyuk

Hi 👋🏼, I'm Lana, an Insurance Agent at Jeff Gottesman’s team. I am licensed in PA for Casualty, Property, Health, and Life Insurance, and in NJ for Casualty and Property. My goal is to help customers find products that align with their particular needs.

I am fluent in Ukrainian, Russian, and English, which allows me to assist a diverse range of customers effectively. I graduated from Penn State University and am proud to bring my education and experience to the Jeff Gottesman team. Customers often describe me as patient, friendly, caring, responsible, and professional. I believe in sufficient communication and use my language skills to connect with and help customers understand their insurance options.

Outside of work, I love hiking, snowboarding, going to the gym, and spending time with friends. Originally from Ukraine, I now live in Philadelphia, PA. I am passionate about the Ukrainian educational and cultural center. An interesting fact about me is that I used to work in the hospitality industry before starting my career in insurance. I can teach you how to make a few drinks and ensure a lot of people are happy with their dinner at the same time.

I am looking forward to helping you with your insurance needs.

Yazmin Garcia Torres State Farm Agent Team Member

Yazmin Garcia Torres

¡Hola, me llamo Yazmin! I was born in Mexico, raised in New Jersey, and now I’m living in Wilmington, Delaware. I joined Jeff Gottesman's team in February 2024 as a Multi-Line Representative. I am licensed in Property & Casualty, and Life and Health insurance and you can find me at our Passyunk location, where I’m ready to help you find insurance options against life's unexpected twists and turns.

¡Se habla español!

My goal is to ensure that everyone understands how important and easy it can be to have the right insurance in place. I focus on reaching out to the Spanish-speaking community and informing them about the benefits of insurance. Customers can expect a helpful and positive attitude from me. I am known for my great customer service, professional guidance on products, making insurance easy to understand, and finding the products that align with each customer's particular needs.

Outside of work, I love spending time in nature and going on hikes. I also enjoy being crafty and doing all kinds of artsy things. At some point I even made beaded bracelets and left them around town. It may not be life-changing work, but I hope it brought a smile to those who found them and are now enjoying them.

Visit me at our Passyunk location or give me a call so we can talk about your insurance needs.

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