Founded in 1916, Auto-Owners Insurance is one of the leading insurance companies in the United States. It is licensed to operate in over 25 states and is represented by more than 5,500 independent agents. In addition to auto insurance products, the company provides coverage for homes, farms, commercial buildings, personal belongings, sports equipment, garages and dealerships, professional liability and workers compensation. Auto-Owners Insurance also offers a range of life insurance products, including disability, long-term care and annuities. The company operates through its subsidiaries that include Auto-Owners Life Insurance, Home-Owners Insurance Company, Property-Owners Insurance Company and Southern-Owners Insurance Company. Headquartered in Lansing, Mich., Auto-Owners Insurance employs more than 3,000 associates. It also maintains a presence in Mesa, Ariz.