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BEST INSURANCE BROKERAGE FIRM

State Farm Insurance

For nearly a century, the mission for State Farm Insurance has been to operate fairly and do the right thing for its customers. It's a principle that has paid off for the company, which today insures more cars and homes than any other insurer in the United States. Founded in 1922 as single-line auto insurance company, State Farm now offers nearly 100 products and services in five different lines of business and handles nearly 55,000 claims a day. State Farm also is heavily involved in the communities it serves through sponsorships, safety programs education leadership and service learning.

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Farmers Insurance, Home Loan Insurance, Lockton Companies LLC

BEST BANK

FirstBank of Colorado (1STBANK)

It may be one of the largest privately held banks in the nation, but FirstBank of Colorado (1STBANK) steadfastly supports the small businesses that play a key role in job creation and economic development. Throughout its more than 50 years In business, the bank has maintained a strong commitment to convenience, friendly and intelligent customer service and loyalty to its employees. The bank now has more than $17 billion in assets and 120 locations in Colorado, Arizona and California.

"FirstBank invests heavily at the local level because we recognize that nonprofit organizations are Integral to the social fabric of Colorado," former CEO John Ikard wrote for the bank's website. "When you consider the dynamics, investing in the community is not only the right thing to do, it's also good business."

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Wells Fargo Bank, Alpine Bank, Chase Bank

BEST CREDIT UNION

Bellco Credit Union

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With more than 293,000 members and $3.7 billion in assets, Bellco is one of the biggest credit unions in Colorado. Unlike traditional banks that focus on their shareholders, Bellco exists to serve its customers, which means it charges less and gives more by returning its "profits" to the customers it serves. It offers complete financial services, from credit cards and mortgages to auto loans and family trusts at its 23 branch locations. Customers also enjoy access to no-fee ATMs anywhere in the country.

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Public Service Credit Union, Elevations Credit Union, Ent Credit Union, Westerra Credit Union

BEST MORTGAGE BROKER

Alpine Bank

Glenwood Springs-based Alpine Bank is employee-owned and locally operated and has 38 locations. The bank says it seeks to provide competitively...

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