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State Farm® Insurance Agent

John Costa

214 Kearny Ave
Kearny, NJ 07032

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Office Hours

9am - 6pm
9am - 3pm
After Hours by Appointment
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214 Kearny Ave
Kearny, NJ 07032


English, Spanish, Portuguese

Welcome to our State Farm insurance agency in Kearny, NJ! Our office is licensed to serve both NJ, NY, and PA — with auto insurance, homeowners insurance, renters’ insurance, business insurance, commercial insurance, life insurance, and pet insurance with competitive prices and quality service. We offer insurance needs to English, Portuguese, and Spanish speakers; we welcome people of all walks of life into our office.

I have been a State Farm agent since 2008 with a team that is second to none. Our mission is to become your first choice for all of your insurance needs by establishing a personal relationship with you and helping you understand the risks you face every day. When unfortunate incidents occur, we pledge to be there through the good and the bad.

My agency has received numerous awards throughout the years, including State Farm Exotic Ambassador Travel, and State Farm President’s Club.

With summer road trips in full swing, it's crucial to review your auto insurance policy. Ensure you have the right coverage for your needs, especially if you plan on driving long distances or renting a car.

Take advantage of the warmer weather to update your home inventory. Documenting your belongings and their value can assist with claims in case of theft, damage, or loss. It is also a good time to assess your insurance needs and evaluate your policies to ensure they align with your current lifestyle.

Give us a call or come visit my Kearny, NJ State Farm office today to get started on a FREE insurance quote!

Insurance Products Offered

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

Other Products

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The John Costa State Farm Insurance Agency provides its State Farm customers and community with exceptional quality service to cover product needs. Our mission is to effectively fit the features of State Farm products to the needs of all of our State Farm customers. We help customers manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams.

At the John Costa State Farm Insurance Agency in Kearny, NJ, our team is committed to providing exceptional and personalized service to our valued customers. With a wealth of knowledge in the insurance industry, our team is here to help protect what matters most to you, whether it's your home, car, business, or future. We strive to build strong and lasting relationships with our customers, offering reliable guidance and support every step of the way. The John Costa State Farm Insurance Agency will be your reliable partner in navigating the complexities of insurance.


Nichole Guimaraes

Account Representative

My name is Nichole Guimaraes and I am an Account Representative with the John Costa State Farm Insurance Agency. I focus on Life Insurance and Property and Casualty with our customers. I am amiable and conscientious for our customers, so they leave our office confident with the insurance plan they have. Prior to joining the insurance industry, I spent my time in computer software development. Outside of the office I like to go on road trips with me Jack Russell Terrier, Jax, and attend concerts and sporting events. I’m proud to have a career in the insurance industry and I look forward to protecting you from the unexpected. Call our insurance office today!


Jose Rebelo

Account Associate


Betty Tirado-Otayza

Office Representative

Amanda Cepeda State Farm Agent Team Member

Amanda Cepeda

Account Representative

My name is Amanda. I am Brazilian and mother of 2 handsome boys. I am proud to be part of this team. I come from a family of salespeople and have worked with helping other for as long as I can remember. I have managed several departments in my previous positions, but nothing as challenging and inspiring as working for the John Costa State Farm Agency. I am positive that this position will allow me to help and enrich my Brazilian countryman living so far from their homeland.” Contact me for a free auto insurance, homeowners' insurance, renters' insurance and life insurance quote.


Amanda Gardin

Insurance Account Representative

My name is Amanda Gardin and I have been with this State Farm Insurance Office for the last four years as an Account Representative. I work with our policy holders on their Property and Casualty Insurance as well as Life Insurance. I’m a hardworking, reliable and empathetic team member and I love what I do. On the weekends I enjoy relaxing and spending time with my Border Collie, Coffee Bean!


Rosa Peraldo

Account Representative

My name is Rosa and I from Peru. I have been working at State Farm since 2017.

I like helping customers with their insurance needs and selling all the services State Farm has to offer. If you have questions, concerns or needs, I am here to help you.


Aime de Carvalho Bocchi

Insurance Account Representative

My name is Aime Bocchi and I have been with John Costa’s State Farm Office the last two years as an Account Representative. As an Account Representative I work with our customers to assist them with Property and Casualty, Life Insurance, and Business Insurance. I step into the office everyday ready to be attentive and proactive for our policy holders, I truly enjoy guiding them through the nuances of insurance. Fun fact about myself is that I am Brazilian and I have been living abroad since 2018. Before coming to this office I was a finalist for a voice singing competition in Brazil, a very similar show to what we have here in the US! I was able to travel all over the world from Brazil, Italy, Switzerland, Greece, Pakistan, Thailand, Chile, Israel, France and a few other countries as well! I finally made my way to New Jersey where I started my career in the insurance industry, met my husband and are expecting our first child! I look forward to getting to know you and helping you with your insurance needs.

Vanessa O'Shea State Farm Agent Team Member

Vanessa O'Shea

Insurance Account Representative

Hello, my name is Vanessa O’Shea and I am an Account Representative with John Costa’s State Farm Insurance Office. I have spent the last two years working with John and our policy holders to assist them with but not limited to auto insurance, homeowners insurance, life insurance, business insurance, and renters insurance. I enjoy talking with people so this role came naturally to me! I take great pride in getting to know the families we work with and ensure they are protected from life’s unexpected events. A fun fact about myself is I was born and raised in Brazil but I still consider myself a New Jersey girl at heart! Outside of the office I spend my time reading and going to the gym. I look forward to working with you and providing you with a better insurance experience.


Vitoria Alves Cordeiro

Customer Service Representative

Hello, my name is Vitoria and I am a Customer Service Representative with John Costa’s State Farm Office. I enjoy taking on our customers questions and issues and providing them with a fast answer. Who said problem solving could not be fun? I try to keep things light hearted with our customers so they have a pleasant experience with our office. Outside of work, I enjoy singing, and dancing. I hope to one day graduate college with a degree in fashion design. I look forward to working with you and getting to know your families, please call our office anytime you have any questions regarding your policies with us.


Gabryella Ribeiro



Gyovanna Ribeiro

Customer Service Representative


Rodrigo Chamarelli De Cepeda

Account Representative


Sofia Mendes

Staff Assistant