Erie Insurance mission is to provide its customers with as near perfect protection, as near perfect service as is humanly possible, and to do so at the lowest possible cost?and it's been that way since 1925. Today, we're a major multi-line insurance company offering auto, home, business, life and annuities through our network of independent Agents throughout 11 states and the District of Columbia. After more than 85 years, we still adhere to disciplined underwriting, fair pricing and a prudent investment philosophy. This approach has served us well: ? 2010 FORTUNE 500 Company ? A.M. Best rating of A+ (Superior) in 2009 ? Wards 50 Top Performing Insurance Companies in 2009 People say we're a big insurance company that doesn't act like one. And we wouldn't have it any other way.