319-393-5262

About Our Agency

Our company was established in 1912 as the Slavia Agency, Inc. On September 15, 1987 Ronald W. Hammerberg purchased Slavia Agency, Inc. and changed the name to First Iowa Insurance Agency, Inc. From our beginning in Cedar Rapids we have enjoyed a steady growth 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 requests of our clients.

First Iowa Insurance Agency, Inc. is a professional organization dedicated to providing the best insurance products available to its clients at the most reasonable costs. We serve several thousand clients in the surrounding area. We specialize in providing personal and commercial lines of property and casualty insurance, group and individual health coverage and individual life insurance. By providing outstanding service and assistance to our clients, we have established a base of client referrals as a major source of business. Our insurance companies also recognize that we perform for them beyond just selling insurance. This reputation has distinguished our agency as a top performer with our clients and companies.

As our agency approaches the future, our success will depend upon employee efforts to work toward achieving the agency's business objectives. We must provide our clients with service and technical competency in a timely manner, maintain the highest level of integrity and professionalism, and improve the wellbeing of our clients. Fulfilling these objectives requires total commitment on the part of each or our employees. As individuals working together in an unselfish cooperative effort, we can achieve these objectives. First Iowa Insurance Agency, Inc., takes pride in caring for its clients, insurance companies, and fellow employees. 

First Iowa Insurance Agency, Inc.

4101 Glass Rd NE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Main office: 319-393-5262
Toll free: 800-369-2657
Fax: 319-393-3161

Office Hours:

Mon: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tues: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thurs: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat: By Appointment
Sun: By Appointment

Our Providers

Testimonials

Why insure anywhere else, top professionals, very knowledgeable for your insurance needs
Clark Hejda
"As a client of First Iowa Insurance, you are more than just a policyholder. You come to expect personalized, prompt and professional service when working with the First Iowa team. From the simplest of questions to a complicated claim, you have the peace of mind that everything will be handled by First Iowa Insurance."
Nate Dunn
“CCB Packaging has been associated with First Iowa Insurance Agency since 2010. Ron Hammerberg and all his staff offer exceptional customer service and attention to detail. First Iowa is large enough to handle all our insurance needs with the personal touch and attention to detail that we have come to appreciate.”
Brad Canfield, President
“First Iowa Insurance Agency has handled all of our insurance needs since 2009. Their personal guidance and committed support we receive is so important to our growing business. All questions are answered professionally and promptly. We have always felt your insurance company is only as good as your agent, and First Iowa Insurance Agency is one of the best.”
Stacie Sefton BHFO, Inc.