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Jim Mays Jr

James D Mays Jr Ins Agcy Inc

4465 N Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60630-3738

Across from Lucky Grill on the corner of Milwaukee and Sunnyside

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Office Hours

9am - 5pm
Call or text us 24 hours a day!


4465 N Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60630-3738


English, Spanish

  • 🌞🌷What are some of your favorite summer activities? Could they be riding motorcycles, camping, hiking, fishing or traveling? Whatever your enjoyment, are you and your loved ones protected? Call or stop by our office today to review your Auto, Home & Life Insurance. Our dedicated team is here to guide you through the process, offering personalized options suited to your insurance needs. From Home/Condo and Auto insurance to Life and Health coverage, we've got you covered! Call, text, or email us to set up a quick review this month!

  • I'm a second generation State Farm Agent and started working with my father in 1981. In 1983 I opened my own State Farm Agency. The office has been in the same location on Milwaukee and Sunnyside in Jefferson Park for over 40 years. I was born in Chicago and grew up in Park Ridge. I 'm a proud graduate of Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. I have been happily married to my wonderful wife Terri since 1974. We have been blessed with a son and two beautiful daughters. In my free time, I enjoy playing with my two golden retrievers. I also love camping and fishing with family and friends. I enjoy relaxing on the lake on my pontoon boat during the summer months. I have a true passion for cars; I started working on cars when I was 14 years old and was an auto mechanic when I was in high school.

I am blessed to have a great team working with me, they make me look good! My team has over 70 years of combined experience working in the insurance industry and are here to help understand our neighbors’ needs. We provide free quotes in Illinois for Home/Auto, Condo, Renters, Life and Small Business/Commercial Insurance. Our team looks forward to building relationships with you and your family. We are happy to provide you exceptional service you deserve at the Jim Mays Agency.

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

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Our mission is to service Portage Park, Jefferson Park, Dunning Square, Norwood Park, Irving Park and surrounding neighborhoods. We are committed to helping our customers manage the risks of everyday life and recover from the unexpected with proper insurance coverage, exemplary service, and long-lasting relationship. Our great service comes with a smile!

Patti Stitz over 35 years of experience is our Customer Service Manager

Lissette Hayes our Office Manager with over 30 years of

Tania L Zamacona Garcia is our top Representative that can assist with any insurance needs

Luz Y Zamacona is outstanding in service

Cassandra Moreno is the newest member of our team


Lissette Hayes

Office Manager

I bring 30 years of Insurance experience to the office. I have lived in the Jefferson Park neighborhood for 40 years, where I have had the pleasure of having friends, family and neighbors as our customers. I am here to assist our customers and team. I am the main point of contact for any questions on your auto insurance in addition to home, renters, business and life insurance. I have strong account management skills, excellent in building, and sustaining customer relationships.


Patti Stitz

Customer Service Manager

I've worked for Jim for 27 years, I've met many so many wonderful people doing this job that I consider them more like family than State Farm customers. In my free time, I train and show my Golden Retrievers in Conformation, Obedience, Agility, Nose Work and Barn Hunt trials.


Cassandra Moreno

Office Representative

I am presently the newest team member in the office of Jim Mays Jr. I am here to help our State Farm customers to the best of my ability and to be of assistance and support to my coworkers as needed.

Tania Zamacona Garcia

Office Representative

I have been with the office for 3 years. I am licensed in Fire/Auto and Life/Health. I am here to help State Farm customers. I am bilingual in Spanish and English. Since joining our team in 2020 I've enjoyed helping people with their insurance needs. I am originally from Mexico raised in Chicago. In my free time I love spending time with my family and friends.

Luz Zamacona

Office Representative

I have been with the Jim Mays team since 2021. I enjoy helping our community and State Farm customers with their insurance needs. I grew up on the Northside of Chicago and have lived in the neighborhood for many years. On my free time, I like to watch the latest tv series or movies and cook/bake for my family.