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John Portaro

Farmers Insurance

  • address

    3030 E Colorado Blvd Ste 203
    Pasadena, CA 91107

    License #: 0f71293

  • office hours

    9:00 am to 5:00 pm
    After Hours by Appt.
  • Phone numbers

    Office: (626) 574-3039 x101
    Fax: (626) 628-1782
  • Languages we speak

    English, Spanish
Why My Agency

Because we make insurance fun

Rosario and Brenda have combined experience of over 8 years with Farmers® Insurance and are here to help 

Featured

Great Savings for your Home Pasadena, CA

Pasadena California is a unique place to live and has many old homes that need special consideration in their homeowners policies and this is what makes Farmers® a key company to…

From My Desk

Why Farmers®

Farmers® is dedicated to being the right choice for Auto insurance, Home (homeowners and renters), Life insurance¹, Business insurance, Umbrellas, Boat and Recreational vehicle ins…

My HARDWORKING TEAM

  • John Portaro - <pre>Portaro’s Insurance Agency, Pasadena, CA.</pre>
    Portaro’s Insurance Agency, Pasadena, CA.
  • John Portaro - <pre>Rosario and Brenda in the Mobile Claims Center.</pre>
    Rosario and Brenda in the Mobile Claims Center.
  • John Portaro - <pre>Winner of Gift Card give away for insurance referrals.</pre>
    Winner of Gift Card give away for insurance referrals.
  • John Portaro - <pre>Farmers® Mobile Claims Center helps customers with their insurance claims.</pre>
    Farmers® Mobile Claims Center helps customers with their insurance claims.
  • John Portaro - <pre>Customer Care Team showing up to help support our customers.</pre>
    Customer Care Team showing up to help support our customers.
  • John Portaro - <pre>Do you have your favorite recreational vehicles insured by us? Call for a quote.</pre>
    Do you have your favorite recreational vehicles insured by us? Call for a quote.
  • John Portaro - <pre>Volunteering for a simulated disaster scenario. Are you prepared?</pre>
    Volunteering for a simulated disaster scenario. Are you prepared?
  • John Portaro - <pre>Rosario Castillo Account Executive and Licensed Agent.</pre>
    Rosario Castillo Account Executive and Licensed Agent.
  • John Portaro - <pre>Brenda Garcia, licensed customer service representative.</pre>
    Brenda Garcia, licensed customer service representative.
  • John Portaro - <pre>Deena, my wife of 23 years.</pre>
    Deena, my wife of 23 years.
  • John Portaro - <pre>Grace, one of our cats. I want her life!</pre>
    Grace, one of our cats. I want her life!
  • John Portaro - <pre>My mom with her grandchildren. My sons Nick and Aaron are on the right.</pre>
    My mom with her grandchildren. My sons Nick and Aaron are on the right.
  • John Portaro - <pre>If your car looks anything like this one I can’t help you.</pre>
    If your car looks anything like this one I can’t help you.
  • John Portaro - <pre>However if you have this car, call me today and bring it in for inspection!</pre>
    However if you have this car, call me today and bring it in for inspection!
  • John Portaro - <pre>When you think of wind damage here is one that happen to my neighbor.</pre>
    When you think of wind damage here is one that happen to my neighbor.
  • John Portaro - <pre>How would you like to wake up to head off to work and find your car here!</pre>
    How would you like to wake up to head off to work and find your car here!
  • John Portaro - <pre>If I was your agent I would bring my chain saw over to help you.</pre>
    If I was your agent I would bring my chain saw over to help you.
  • John Portaro - Have you thanked a teacher today? Go to www.thankamillionteachers.com
    Have you thanked a teacher today? Go to www.thankamillionteachers.com

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Pet Owner?

Pet Owner?

Farmers customers can protect their furry family member and save 5% with pet insurance from Pets Best.

Home Insurance

Home Insurance

Your home is probably one of your biggest financial investments. Before you find yourself in an emergency, let us help you find any gaps in your insurance coverage.

Farmers Identity Shield<SUP>SM</SUP>

Farmers Identity ShieldSM

With identity theft becoming more common and costly, having Farmers Identity Shield may give you some peace of mind for only pennies a day.

Auto Insurance

Auto Insurance

Farmers® has dozens of discounts that could save you hundreds of dollars on your Car Insurance.

About Me

Day at the beach

I'm all about the outdoors and prefer to spend most of my time outside if possible. Hiking, Biking, Surfing, Boating and Camping are all up on my list of activity I enjoy. I enjoy m…

why My Agency

JOIN MY TEAM

If you’re interested in a fun career in a fast-paced work environment, please feel free to contact our agency!

Insurance Products

  • Auto

    America's finest Agents, quote and buy online, great discounts and best in class claims service.

  • Home

    Get a quote online and work with a Farmers Agent to find the right coverage for your property and unique needs.

  • Life1

    Tough questions. Simple answers. Farmers® makes it simple to understand Life insurance.

  • Business

    Farmers® offers flexible Business Insurance that reflects the unique characteristics of your business.

  • Motorcycle

    It's about the open road, leather and chrome, bugs in your teeth. When you're out riding, the last thing you want to worry about is whether you have the right insurance policy.

  • Recreational

    Farmers© is an industry leader in Specialty insurance products. We've spent the last 60 years getting to know the outdoor enthusiast.

  • Financial*

    If you're looking to safeguard a sound future, there's no better place to start than Farmers© comprehensive and customizable options.

  • Travel

    Guarantee your family that the next trip is a truly care-free vacation.

  • Renters

    Get a quote online and work with a Farmers Agent to find the right coverage for your property and unique needs.

  • Umbrella

    Life is unpredictable. You never know what might happen. If the unexpected happens, Farmers© can help ensure you have the coverage you want to protect your family's assets.

Community Involvement

Community Partners

To better serve our local communities, Farmers works hard to partner with nearby organizations to meet the needs of our neighbors. You will find that many Farmers agents are actively involved with city councils and chambers of commerces. Read More

Farmers® Community

Giving back to the community is part of the Farmers® brand. It’s the foundation on which our trust and respect securely rests. Farmers supports numerous national, regional, and local programs in the communities that we're a part of. By helping these organizations, we help our community. That's why we volunteer our time, talents, and resources and that's how Farmers continues the legacy that its founders envisioned.... Read More

Company Community Events

Come meet Farmers® outside of the office setting at one of our sponsored events!... Read More

Frequently Asked Questions

  • AUTO
    • What if I let someone else drive my vehicle and they get into an accident?
    • What do I do if I am in a car accident?
    • What do I do if my car breaks down?
    • Will my policy be canceled if I get into an accident?
    • Am I insured if I am driving someone else's vehicle?
    • Do I have insurance if I am renting a vehicle?
    • Will my premiums go up a lot if I get into an accident or get a speeding ticket?
  • Homeowners & renters
    • What if my home is burglarized?
    • If I add safety features to my home can I get discount2 on my insurance?
    • What happens if I have a fire in my home or my home is completely destroyed in a fire?
    • What if someone has an accident on my property or my pet bites someone?
    • What if my home is damaged in a storm?
    • What do I do if a flood has destroyed my home?
    • What if my home is wrecked in an earthquake?
    • What if I become a victim of identity theft?
    • What if a pipe bursts and water flows all over the place?
  • Life1
    • What happens to all of my assets if I die?
    • What if I become disabled and unable to work?
    • What if I lose my job?
  • Business
    • Do I need to cover my building if I rent?
    • Which policy is best for my business?
  • Motorcycle
  • Recreational Vehicles
    • Are modifications that I make to my vehicles covered?
    • What types of coverage do I need?
  • Specialty Products
    • What if my RV breaks down, do I have towing coverage?
    • What type of coverage do I need for a travel trailer?
  • Financial*
    • Which investments will give me the most money for retirement*?

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John Portaro

Farmers Insurance

(626) 574-3039

3030 E Colorado Blvd Ste 203
Pasadena, CA 91107


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