Our History

The Rice Agency was founded in 1998 in Hagerstown, Maryland. The founding Agent Joel Rice is a native of Hagerstown, Maryland and started this agency from the ground up. The Rice Agency has always built its reputation on helping customers protect themselves from the unforeseen tragedies that can and will happen in life. We pride ourselves on developing and managing risk for our customers on an individual level. Every customer is unique and needs to have a risk management plan that is built to suit their needs. The Rice Agency has acquired and merged with several agencies in the surrounding area. The latest acquisition has been the Messner Agency in Boonsboro, Maryland. We also acquired an agency in 2007 in Pasadena, Maryland, and in 2004 a small agency in Hyattsville, Maryland. The Rice Agency is licensed in 5 states; Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, and District of Columbia. We offer our expertise in the area of Auto/ Motorcycle/ RV Homeowners Insurance Business Insurance (Commercial) Individual Financial services + Retirement plans Group Retirement planning Employee Benefits So give us a call for all of your Insurance and financial services needed. We are here to customize the right risk management plan for you.

Why Us

Our goal is to deliver exceptional customer service, while offering quality products to protect and plan for your future.

Our Locations

  • Joel Rice
  • 17345 Virginia Ave
  • Hagerstown, MD 21740-5385
  • (301) 582-2636
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