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Chris Grettum

Chris Grettum Ins Agency Inc

1277 East Ave # 110
Chico, CA 95926

Corner of East Ave and Sunflower Ct

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Office Hours

9am - 5pm
After Hours by Appointment
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1277 East Ave # 110
Chico, CA 95926



Insurance is important. Believe me, I know first-hand. In 2007, my family and I lost our home and everything we owned in a devastating wildfire. State Farm was there to help us get back on our feet. Now, I’m proud to help customers with their insurance coverage as a local State Farm agent here in Chico, CA. I work with people from around Northern California, including Durham, Orland, Oroville, Paradise, Forest Ranch, Corning and Hamilton City.

I’m a second-generation State Farm employee—my father believed wholeheartedly in this company’s good neighbor mission, and I’m honored to continue that tradition. I opened my agency in 2014 to help people understand their unique needs and find the right policies to cover them. My goal as your agent is to make sure there are no surprises! My friendly, dedicated team is always available to answer questions and offer support throughout the process.

My Northern California roots are deep—I grew up in the Bay Area, graduated from Chico State, and spent almost a decade in the technology industry before shifting gears to State Farm. I’m also a loving husband and father of two, and you can usually find me running back and forth from practices and games, or out on a family hike in Bidwell Park.

Whether you’re relocating to the area or are a lifelong resident, let’s work together on a coverage plan that fits your life. My office can help with auto insurance, motorhome insurance, ATV/UTV insurance, motorcycle insurance, health insurance, life insurance and much more.

Currently online quoting is unavailable. If you would like an insurance quote, please call/text or stop by our office. My team and I are ready to help with all of your insurance and financial needs.

Life insurance can feel complicated and overwhelming, but at its core, it's a pretty simple way to plan for the financial future of the people you love. Learning what life insurance is now can help you make informed decisions about the right ways to keep your family protected.

October is National Fire Prevention Month! The goal of Fire Prevention Month is to raise fire safety awareness and help protect homes and families. Is your fire preparedness plan up to date?

Fires in your home can devastate your family and property alike. It is important to prepare for the unexpected by planning and practicing steps to help protect your family in the event of a fire. Below are a few tips for home and fire safety and prevention:

  • Talk to your children about fire safety

  • Plan at least two ways to get out of any room

  • Agree on a meeting place outside where everyone can gather

  • Practice your fire safety plan yearly

  • Protect your home with smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors

  • Have a fire extinguisher handy

  • Consider a home fire sprinkler system


Insurance Products Offered

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

Other Products

Banking, Mutual Funds, Home Loans

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The absolute worst time to learn how your insurance works is during a claim-- when you don’t have the option to make changes. Yet that is exactly what happens to most of us. In 2007, I lost my home in a wildfire and got to learn firsthand what is covered and what is not under my policy. The realty of a large claim can hit hard financially and emotionally for you and your family. That’s why we work hard to simplify the world of Insurance and Financial Services so that there are never any surprises when a claim occurs.

Our job is not to push you into a policy, but to have a conversation to make sure what we are recommending makes sense and is the right fit for you, your family and your budget. The Chris Grettum State Farm team is dedicated to making sure your Auto insurance, Motorhome insurance, Motorcycle insurance, Life insurance, ATV/UTV insurance and Financial Service needs are covered in Butte and Glenn Counties including: Chico, Paradise, Oroville, Durham, Orland, Corning and Hamilton City.


Tim Lambert

Multiple Line Representative

Tim was born and raised in Chico, CA with over 10 years of experience in insurance and financial services—all with State Farm. Tim is licensed to offer Auto Insurance, Motorhome Insurance, ATV/UTV Insurance, Motorcycle Insurance, Life Insurance and much more. Tim spends most of his time ensuring customers' current coverages are designed to meet their needs while also exploring any additional needs they wish to cover.


Amanda Carlin

Customer Service Representative

Amanda is our Customer Service superstar. With a wealth of customer service experience, she helps our policyholders with coverage changes and updates, policy and billing questions as well as assisting with claims. Whether is Auto Insurance or Life Insurance, Amanda is always there to help our customers with a smile.