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Mission Statement

Our mission is to treat each person we come in contact with as we want to be treated.

Contemporary Insurance was established in May 2000 by Darlene Imbesi to serve Berks County and its surrounding areas. We stand behind our motto of “A Modern Name with Old-Fashioned Service.” Outstanding customer service and many years of sales experience are just two of the many unparalleled assets we can offer our clients. Evening and weekend hours are also available for the convenience of today’s busy families.

With a full line of property/casualty insurance products, including automobile and homeowners, as well as commercial and life insurance products and services, we have your best interests in mind and want to make sure you are adequately covered at all times. We strive persistently for excellence in serving you at Contemporary Insurance. Our agency offers a total commitment of our resources – our people, our products and our expertise. We advise you on the right coverage or combination of coverage for your insurance needs. Contemporary Insurance is committed to bringing you prompt and efficient claims service at the time of a loss. We are proud of the broad scope of coverage we can offer you through our insurance companies, some of the largest and most progressive companies in the country.

  • Our Philosophy

    The Philosophy of Contemporary Insurance, Inc. is that our mission can best be fulfilled through policies and practices which offer the best advantages for service to our customers and that maximally benefit our clients. While some policies are changed and amended from time to time as conditions change, the basic spirit never changes: that each client should be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

  • Darlene Imbesi – President and Founder

    Being a native of Reading, Darlene established Contemporary Insurance in 2000 to represent the Erie Insurance Group. Her insurance career began while working for an independent insurance agency representing numerous companies. With over 30 years of insurance experience, she enjoys all aspects of the insurance business - sales, marketing and management responsibilities. She remains active in assisting clients with all aspects of their insurance needs. When not in the office, she enjoys traveling, gardening, and especially spending time with her family!

    Greg Martin - Office Manager

    Greg joined the family business in 2009. He maintains office efficiency by organizing office operations and procedures. His responsibilities include, but are not limited to, payment processing, e-file maintenance and overseeing marketing and advertising. He is always willing to assist with general customer service questions. Greg enjoys travel and cheering on his favorite sports teams: Penn State, the Philadelphia Eagles and the Philadelphia Phillies. In his spare time, he is an avid “DIY-er,” and is learning to become a home brewer!

  • Testimonials

    • "I am a very pleased customer of Contemporary Insurance. I ran out of gas on a local highway, and my local agent was eager to help... even going above and beyond my expectations! My dealings with Contemporary Insurance have always been quick, friendly, and professional."
      - Tim K.
    • “I have been a customer for over 10 years. I have both business and personal policies with Contemporary Insurance. Darlene Imbesi is an excellent agent. She is always friendly, prompt and courteous whenever I have any questions or concerns. She is a pleasure to do business with and it is a relief knowing that she is there to help with any of my insurance needs.”
      - Gordon H, Sinking Spring
    • “I have been a customer of Darlene (Martin) Imbesi since she started in business. Her group of employees are always very helpful and they know insurance. They also give out free lollipops! I recommend Erie Insurance and Contemporary Insurance!”
      - Carl R, Mohnton
    • “Contemporary Insurance takes care of all my personal and business needs when it comes to insurance. Darlene and Greg are very courteous and prompt. They make me feel like family. Contemporary Insurance has been my best agency experience by far. I can always count on Darlene and Greg to take care of my insurance needs.”
      - Ron E, Reading
    • “Thank you, Darlene! I have had my insurance with this company since its inception and Darlene truly cares, always going out of her way to help!”
      - Morgan M, Reading
    • “Darlene Imbesi of Contemporary Insurance and I have been working together for over 12 years. Darlene is a very professional insurance agent. I have many properties that need insurance coverage. I can always count on her knowledge and expertise to give me the best possible service whenever I need the insurance coverage. She knows her business and I can trust what she tells me. I have all confidence in her abilities to provide insurance coverage whenever I need it. Thank you, Darlene.”
      - Sam B, Reading

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