About Sears & Associates:

An insurance agency is a service-oriented entity who represents one or more insurance companies, for which it sells insurance policies (written contracts between individuals and companies, providing protection against the possibility of loss).

Sears & Associates, Inc. was founded by Larry C. Sears, Sr. and Reneé Sears in 1988. From our beginning on Bainbridge Island, we have enjoyed a steady growth over the years, and have become recognized as one of the leading agencies in the area. We have earned our reputation for professionalism due to the special attention given to the needs, requirements, and details of our clients.

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We are licensed in the following states: Washington, Oregon, and Montana

Mission Statement:

To provide the best insurance protection possible at the most reasonable price to as many people as possible.

To provide the best possible personal services to keep long term, satisfied customers.

To deal with the public fairly and honestly and to be a respected member of the community.

Our Staff:

Larry C. Sears, Sr., President


Larry C. Sears, Sr. has been an insurance agent since 1972, providing insurance programs to clients in 24 states. In 1988, he opened Sears & Associates, Inc. using his expertise in assisting local businesses with their insurance needs. He has been a past President and current Board Member of the Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island, in addition to a Board Member of the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce for two terms.

Kathleen Reneé Sears, Vice President


Kathleen Reneé Sears has been in the insurance business, working for insurance companies, since 1970. She has been a licensed property, casualty, and life agent since 1985. She has held the positions of Treasurer and Secretary of the Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island, in addition to being a Board Member of the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce and holding the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC).

Paula Carpine, Customer Service Agent


Paula Carpine has been in the insurance industry since 2000. She previously worked for a Health & Welfare brokerage firm. Paula is from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in the North East of England, and moved to the United States in 1999.

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