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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Jim Liufau

Jim Liufau Ins Agcy Inc

36008 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Suite 401
Destin, FL 32541-5732

Two blocks east of the Destin Commons, next to Hank's Fine Furniture, in the MidBay Suites Plaza.

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36008 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Suite 401
Destin, FL 32541-5732


English, Spanish

🌀🌴 Hurricane Season Preparedness and Summer Fun in Destin, Florida! 🌊☀️

As hurricane season is kicking off and we embrace the summer months, it's important to prioritize safety while enjoying all that Destin, Florida has to offer. Here are some tips to stay prepared and make the most of your summer in this beautiful coastal paradise:

1️⃣ Stay informed: Keep a close eye on weather updates and hurricane forecasts. Follow reliable sources like @NOAA and local news channels to stay informed about any potential storms or tropical systems that may affect the area.

2️⃣ Create an emergency kit: Prepare an emergency kit with essentials such as non-perishable food, water, flashlights, batteries, first aid supplies, and important documents. Stay ready so that you can act swiftly if the need arises.

3️⃣ Have an evacuation plan: Familiarize yourself with evacuation routes and have a plan in place for you and your loved ones. Stay updated on evacuation orders and follow the instructions of local authorities to ensure your safety.

Support local businesses: Visit the charming local shops, restaurants, and attractions that make Destin so special. Show your support to the community by trying out local delicacies, shopping for unique souvenirs, and experiencing the rich culture of this coastal gem. Take advantage of the numerous outdoor activities Destin has to offer! Whether it's fishing, boating, paddleboarding, or simply going for a scenic hike, there's something for everyone to enjoy amidst the natural beauty of the area.

Remember, safety should always be our top priority. Stay prepared, stay informed, and stay resilient. Together, we can make the most of this summer while staying vigilant during hurricane season.

Share your hurricane preparedness tips or your favorite summer memories in Destin in the comments below! Let's support each other and make this summer one to remember. 🌴💙

#DestinFlorida #HurricanePreparedness #SummerFun #StaySafe #CommunityStrong"

Stay in the loop with us by following our Facebook page, where we'll be sharing updates on exciting upcoming events. We're thrilled to announce that we have a range of meaningful initiatives in the pipeline, all aimed at making a positive impact in our community.

As your local State Farm agent in the Destin area, we're committed to providing you with top-notch service and ensuring you have the coverage you need. Reach out to us today to discuss your insurance needs and let us assist you in securing the coverage you deserve.

Our professional team will help you understand your choices for Auto Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, Condo Insurance, Renters Insurance, Life Insurance, Health Insurance and State Farm Financial Services products.

In December of 1984, Jim and his wife Dottie made the life-changing decision to move to Destin. On January 1st, 1985, they courageously opened their State Farm agency, initially operating out of a humble, tiny office. Over the years, through hard work and unwavering dedication, Jim transformed the business into the reputable establishment it is today, now situated on the bustling Emerald Coast Parkway.

Jim's contributions to the community go beyond his role as a State Farm agent. In recognition of his outstanding leadership and impact, he was awarded the prestigious title of Destin Chamber of Commerce Businessperson of the Year in 1990. His five-year ascent from newcomer to a vital community member was nothing short of impressive. Beyond his professional achievements, Jim finds immense fulfillment in his family and faith. Together with Dottie, he raised their children in Destin, cherishing the experiences of coaching little league and soccer, and supporting them wholeheartedly in their endeavors. Now, as proud grandparents, Jim and Dottie relish cheering on the next generation of their family during sporting events and cherished moments in Destin.

Jim's dedication to both his profession and community has left an indelible mark on the hearts of those he serves. He continues to be a force for good in Destin, empowering his community and contributing to the prosperity of the place he is proud to call home.

Insurance Products Offered

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

Other Products

Banking, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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At Jim Liufau State Farm, our unwavering mission is to go beyond the traditional boundaries of insurance. We are dedicated to empowering our valued customers through knowledge and understanding, ensuring they navigate the intricacies of everyday life with confidence and ease. Our commitment extends far beyond merely selling policies; it rests on providing caring and professional guidance that safeguards you and your cherished family.

Introducing our exceptional team of licensed professionals, boasting an impressive 40 years of collective experience, poised and eager to assist you with all your insurance inquiries. At our organization, we take immense pride in assembling a group of dedicated and knowledgeable individuals who are driven by a genuine passion for serving our community.

Mari Kleppinger State Farm Agent Team Member

Mari Kleppinger

Mari works behind the scenes to make sure our staff is taken care of, and are guided by her years of State Farm wisdom. She started on 03/10/2007 – over 25 years ago. Mari is a former military brat but has lived here for so long, she’s a local. She graduated from the University of Florida – Go Gators! When she’s not working, she is asking her husband to cook seafood, traveling from one soccer practice to another with her daughter or just generally pestering her son

Michael Miles State Farm Agent Team Member

Michael Miles

Account Representative

Meet Michael Miles, a dedicated member of our multi line team. With a background as a Military Contractor, Michael brings a wealth of experience to his role. He joined State Farm in July of 2022 and has quickly become an essential asset to our team.

Residing in the Destin, FL, Michael shares his life with his loving wife and their spirited 6-year-old son. Beyond his professional accomplishments, Michael finds true fulfillment in his role on the multi line team. His passion for interacting with people and assisting them in discovering tailored answers to their needs shines through in every interaction.

Michael Miles is not only an accomplished professional but also a devoted family man who adds a dynamic and compassionate presence to our team.

Susan Hare State Farm Agent Team Member

Susan Hare

Customer Service Representative

Susan Hare is a licensed agent with over 3 years of experience in the industry. She takes it as her responsibility to make sure that every State Farm customer feels heard and helped. Like a good neighbor, Susan tries to make all customers feel at home and welcome, as she is the first person you will see. She is a Nashville, TN native and has her BS in Psychology. You can find her cooking a southern meal at the beach, playing with her grand-pup, Asher, or spending time with her daughter.
Nick Brown State Farm Agent Team Member

Nick Brown

Marketing Director

Nick is a dedicated member of our marketing and outreach team, having joined us almost a year ago. He is committed to proactively connecting with the community and making a positive impact. Originally from Texas, Nick moved to Fort Walton Beach where he met his wife, with whom he has been happily married for six years. They have a two-year-old son who serves as a source of inspiration for Nick to strive for excellence in all areas of his life.

With a background in real estate, he saw this position as an opportunity to broaden his horizons and make a meaningful difference. When he's not at work, Nick can often be found near any body of water with a fishing pole in hand.


Miles Masters

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Available Positions
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.