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Insurance in Minneapolis, MN


Commercial Insurance

Homeowner Association Insurance in Minneapolis, MN

Homeowner Associations

Protection for your property, employees, board, tenants, and more.

General Liability Insurance in Minneapolis, MN

General Liability

Protect your business from lawsuits, injuries, or damages to another person or company.

Commercial Auto Insurance in Minneapolis, MN

Commercial Auto

Cover your business against accidents behind the wheel.

Workers Compensation Insurance in Minneapolis, MN

Workers Compensation

Cover your employees if they’re injured or become sick on the job.

Personal Insurance

Car Insurance in Minneapolis, MN

Auto Insurance

Auto insurance protects you and your family from the costs of causing damage or injury to others.

Homeowners Insurance in Minneapolis, MN

Home Insurance

Your home is one of your biggest assets. Home insurance helps make sure it’s protected.

Boat Insurance in Minneapolis, MN

Boat Insurance

Boat insurance protects you from costly accidents on the water.

Life Insurance in Minneapolis, MN

Life Insurance

Life insurance helps protect your most cherished asset – your family.

Client Reviews

Based on 25 reviews
Thomas Meany
Thomas Meany
October 4, 2023.
They do a good job. We have worked with them 10 years. I’m a real estate broker and I often send my customers to insurance warehouse as well for a quote.
Eduardo Flores
Eduardo Flores
May 15, 2023.
Eric is great, helped me understand the process of getting HOA insurance and saved me money. 🙂
December 19, 2022.
I have been with insurance warehouse for about 6-7 yrs now. The very best part about it is my current agent Bri Jones. She is very very professional, polite and, gets everything done very quick. I find it very easy and simple to deal with Bri Jones and I'm not a people person.... Like a lot of us are. I just email her what I need and she does it. Like adding a new car to my insurance. Putting a car into storage. Switching to a different insurance for a better deal. I highly highly recommend Bri Jones if you are going to go with insurance warehouse. I do not know about other agents there but, for me. Bri Jones is hands down the best. She deserves a big raise I believe. You, her employer. Need to understand that you have yourself a very professional employee. Thank you for everything and making my life easier Bri Jones. I give y'all a 6 stars if Google allow it. Because of Bri Jones. Also my wife say thanks for adding her new car to our insurance. Thank you for your time as always !
Jon J. Olson
Jon J. Olson
August 28, 2022.
Got an okay deal. Found auto cheaper after the fact.
Jeana Chamberland
Jeana Chamberland
November 9, 2021.
Eric has been unbelievably helpful! Very responsive and knowledgeable on requirements. He's willing to make changes and answer questions about the insurance policies. I would definitely recommend using him!
Darin k
Darin k
September 10, 2021.
Awesome insurance agency!! When I first joined they saved me over $850 a year on my home and auto while keeping the same coverage! Now after being with them for years you'd think my insurance would go up but nope we're switching to Nationwide insurance because they shopped for me and they're saving me about $500 more! I can't recommend these guys enough. They got me a better rate than I can get myself on the insurance companies website (I tried). Thanks Insurance Warehouse for providing the coverage I want with a reputable company at a fair price.

Team Members

Eric Skarnes
Eric Skarnes / President

Eric began his insurance career during college as an intern with State Farm Insurance. In 2008, after graduating from Iowa State with a degree in marketing, he became an agent with Farmers Insurance. In 2012, he left Farmers and with the help of his sister Carrie, started the Insurance Warehouse. Eric’s focus is commercial insurance and overall business development. He enjoys meeting new people and networking as much as possible. In 2016, Eric was named one of “Twin Cities Finest” by Mpls St. Paul Magazine. Eric resides in Maple Grove with his wife Megan and daughters Ella and Maya.

Carrie Skarnes
Carrie Skarnes / Vice President

Carrie began her insurance career in 2010 after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She worked for both Aflac and American Income Life in Eau Claire before moving back to Minneapolis. Upon her return, she joined her brother Eric at Farmers Insurance before helping him start Insurance Warehouse in 2012. Carrie wears many hats but her main focus is training employees to be the best that they can be. In 2017, she raised just under ten thousand dollars for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man & Woman of the Year contest. Carrie lives in Crystal with her husband Cory and their rescue dog “Handsome” Frank.

Craig Skarnes
Craig Skarnes / Director of Sales

Craig entered the insurance industry while completing his bachelor’s degree at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. After graduating, he moved to Fayetteville, Arkansas to recruit and train new agents at the Farmers Insurance District Office. He later returned to Minneapolis to join forces with his brother Eric and sister Carrie at the Insurance Warehouse. Now, as Director of Sales, Craig is focused on new business development and helps run the personal lines division. He currently lives in the “North Loop” of downtown Minneapolis and enjoys cheering on whichever Minnesota sports team is in season.

Taylor DiSpirito
Taylor DiSpirito / Commercial Sales Manager

In 2017, Taylor moved from Moorhead, MN down to Minneapolis in order to become the commercial lines sales manager. While attending college, she began her insurance career as a receptionist where she worked her way-up to become the Commercial Lines Account Manager. When not at work, Taylor loves being at the cabin with friends and family, traveling, and exploring all the things that Minneapolis has to offer.

Ben Tamm
Ben Tamm / Commercial Producer

After graduating from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, Ben started his insurance career with Auto-Owners Insurance as a commercial lines underwriter and Motor Carrier/Trucking Specialist. Ben loves the culture at Insurance Warehouse. As he puts it, “IW does a great job in separating itself from the typical insurance agency. The people I work with on a daily basis make it easy to get up and go to work each day.” Ben likes to stay active. In the summer that means golfing and being out on the lake for water activities. In the winter it means working out to stay in shape for the summer!

Alejandra Martinez

Alejandra Martinez / Account Manager

Marcia Guaman-Canar

Marcia Guaman Canar / Customer Service Rep

Lisa Boecker

Lisa Boecker / Business Development

Alizah Maas

Alizah Maas / Commercial Account Manager

Jenessa Cox

Jenessa Cox / Office Manager

Kaitlyn Mason

Kaitlyn Mason / Accounting Specialist

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