State Farm® was founded in 1922 by retired farmer and insurance salesman George Jacob "G.J." Mecherle. His philosophy for State Farm was simple: Being fair and doing what’s right for the customer. Today, that philosophy still drives us. We serve more than 84 million policies and accounts and employ more than 65,000 people in the U.S. We provide customers with an array of financial products and services to help them manage today and prepare for tomorrow.