State Farm® Insurance Agent Ernest Soto

Ernest C Soto Ins Agcy Inc

129 Woodstock Avenue
Rutland, VT 05701-3534

Conveniently located across from Olympic Pizza on Route 4 in Rutland.

Ernest Soto State Farm Agent

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129 Woodstock Avenue
Rutland, VT 05701-3534


About Me

Welcome to Ernest Soto’s State Farm Insurance agency in Rutland, VT! We are proud to provide insurance for the businesses and families of our community. We provide our customers with individual insurance, family insurance policies and business insurance to help protect against the things that can go wrong. Can't speak with someone at your insurance company? We love phone calls!

Our customers enjoy the flexibility of working with our insurance agency because of our ability to make insurance quotes and service easy and convenient. Our team members live work and play here in the local Rutland area. When we are not in the office, we like to spend time at Pico Mountain where the skiing and snowboarding are abundant. We like to visit Deer Leap Trail for a hike to the summit with the kids and dogs, take in some beautiful scenic views hiking through Green Mountain National Forest. We also enjoy an occasional visit to the Chaffee Art Center where we can enjoy a cup of tea, view some amazing art or take a class.

Our team stands apart from other insurance agencies in the area due to our ability to put together an insurance plan that fits our customers’ needs while helping them understand what types of coverage they have.

For Individuals and Families needing “personal insurance”, our most popular services are Auto Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, Life insurance and Renters Insurance.

Looking for auto insurance in or around Rutland and Vermont?

Buckle up with State Farm, and get auto insurance that fits your needs. You’ve got plenty of options — from collision and comprehensive to rental and rideshare. If you need more than an auto policy for the family, we provide car insurance coverage for new drivers, business travelers, collectors, and more. Not to mention, State Farm is the largest auto insurance provider in the U.S. You could even save more by combining the purchase of auto and home policies.

Our team will help you get started after you complete a car insurance online quote. It’s fast and easy!

Looking for home insurance in or around Rutland and Vermont?

Protect your largest purchase from unexpected events life may throw your way with State Farm® Homeowners Insurance. So, what’s covered? Your home insurance ensures you can repair or replace your home, as well as the items you value. Personal property is covered even if you're on vacation, running errands or holding items in storage. More homeowners choose State Farm as their home insurance company over any other insurer.

Our team will help you get started after you complete a homeowners insurance online quote. It’s fast and easy!

Looking for life insurance in or around Rutland and Vermont?

State Farm® life insurance helps your life's moments live on. Whether it keeps paying your bills, maintains a current standard of living, pays off debts or pays for college, the life insurance you choose can be there when it’s needed most by your loved ones. Help secure the future of your family with life insurance. We have policy options to fit your needs and budget.

Our team will help you get started after you complete a life insurance online quote.

Looking for renters insurance in or around Rutland and Vermont?

Renters insurance, also known as apartment insurance, covers your personal property — like computers, TVs, electronics, bicycles, furniture, and clothing — both inside and away from your apartment or other home that you may rent. Renters’ insurance coverage even extends to personal property in your car. Renters insurance typically covers losses to your personal property caused by fire, smoke damage, sudden and accidental covered water damage, thefts, burglaries, vandalism or vehicle damage.

Additional personal lines include:

Motorcycle Insurance, RV Insurance, Boat Insurance, Liability Insurance, Property Insurance, Condo Insurance, Rental Property Insurance, Personal Umbrella Insurance and High Cost Item Insurance (jewelry, art etc.).

State Farm offers the ability to start online auto insurance quotes, online home insurance quotes, online life insurance quotes, and online renter’s insurance quotes.

For Businesses (including “small businesses”) we offer Business Insurance. Whether your business is just starting, growing or maturing, State Farm will provide you with smart options for business insurance. Your insurance for business may include a business owners policy, commercial auto policy, individual health policy or even workers’ compensation. Like you, our agents are small business owners who know the importance of developing a plan for continued financial security. We know your business means everything to you. As it grows, make sure you have the right business insurance products for your business.

Additional commercial lines include:

Commercial Truck Insurance, General Liability Insurance, Business Property Insurance, Commercial Umbrella Insurance, Commercial Vehicle Insurance, Home Business Insurance, Restaurant Insurance, Professional Liability Insurance, Church Insurance and Commercial Property Insurance.

Each State Farm office is independently owned making each agent local business owner in his or her community. We understand small business because we are small business owners. We realize that you need fast, and dependable service. When you get a small business insurance quote for your commercial building insurance, commercial vehicle insurance, or professional liability insurance we get to know your business and its unique needs which enables us to provide a quote based on your business operations and not a one size fits all policy quote.

Each business and family has different needs and goals. Our team excels in serving families and businesses while we ensure a clear line of communication and comfortable experience. We can easily help you in person, via phone or email.

We provide insurance services to all of Vermont and throughout Rutland County with a strong local presence in Killington, Chittenden, Ludlow, Mendon, Clarendon, West Rutland, Pittsford and Rutland.

Ernest’s certifications, awards and accolades include:

• Three Notary Publics in the office

• Legion of Honor and Ambassador Travel Qualifier

• Experienced: State Farm Agent since 1998 in Rutland

• 'Round the clock availability by phone, app, internet

State Farm is a mutual insurance company and that means we serve our customers and not shareholders’ profits. We hope to earn your business. Contact us today for an insurance quote


Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health, Pet

Other Products Offered

Banking, Annuities

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State Farm Agent, Ernest Soto's office has a commitment to provide you with Re3markable® customer service and insurance knowledge. Our team's focus is to provide an assortment of insurance products and services in the Rutland Community and Vermont. From auto insurance to home, life and health insurance, business and pet insurance our team is dedicated to assist you with all of your insurance needs. Tis' the season for motorcycle, ATV and boat insurance. We can help with these too!

Sydnee Petty State Farm Agent Team Member

Sydnee Petty

Office Manager

I was born and raised in Poultney VT. I am now raising my own family there. I attended Poultney High School and Stafford Technical Center for hospitality. I love working with our State Farm customers and meeting new people. I started working with the team in June 2018 and have loved my time here. I am here to help with your home, auto, renters and condo needs.
Daniel Brannon State Farm Agent Team Member

Daniel Brannon

Account Representative

I was born in Florida where I lived until 16, and have lived in Poultney, Vermont since. My fiance and I have 3 wonderful kids together. My time here at Ernest Soto's Rutland office started in April 2021, where I am licensed for your auto, home, and life needs. The biggest pleasure here at the office is helping ensure that we have you covered, through life's experiences.
Michele Soto State Farm Agent Team Member

Michele Soto

Office Representative

I was born on Long Island and moved to NJ and FL. I began my career as a dental assistant. Later I graduated from Florida Southern University with a BA in Business. I began my career in insurance in 1993. I moved to Rutland, VT in 1998 with my amazing husband Ernest and began working in his office. As the agent's wife, I help us stay focused in the office as well as in the home. I can help with your auto, motorcycle, home, renters and condo insurance needs.

Our Agency

We are a growing agency with big dreams and lots of potential. If you are self-motivated, possess an entrepreneurial spirit and have a desire to win and achieve results, please consider joining our team. Come work with an energetic, fun team at Ernest Soto - State Farm Agent!

  • We help customers with their insurance and financial services needs, including Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Life Insurance, Retirement Planning, Business Insurance, College Planning, Health Insurance, and Renters Insurance.
  • Our office is located in 129 Woodstock Avenue Rutland, VT .
  • Our office is open Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm..
  • I have been a State Farm agent since 1998.

Learn more about our agency and the career opportunities with us.
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Please Note: This opportunity is about potential employment with an independent contractor agent who solicits applications for State Farm products and services, and does NOT result in employment with any of the State Farm Insurance Companies. The employment selection decision , terms and conditions of employment (such as compensation and benefits) are all determined solely by the independent contractor agent.