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Pulford Insurance Agency

950 E Blanco Rd, Ste 103

P.O. Box 1730 Salinas, CA 93901

Main office: 831-291-5455
Toll free: 800-634-1100
Fax: 831-424-0140

Office Hours:

Mon: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tues: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thurs: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

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Our company has benefited greatly from our relationship with Cecilia. She takes care in providing the exact fit of insurance you may need. What I’ve appreciated most is her attention to detail, quick response to any request, and a proactive stance on keeping me up to date on the best ways to cover our company with the best policies.
I'm so glad I called Pulford- they really solved my insurance problem and got my family and me back on tack.
Mary M.
Pulford really helped me and my family out. I refer all of my friends and neighbors to them.
Mike C.
I was in a pinch and the staff at Pulford was a life-saver. Being able to call and speak with a real, live, licensed agent calmed my nerves. Thank you Debbie!
Rachael W.
Calling Pulford Insurance gave me peace of mind. I feel comfortable knowing my agent has found me the best insurance coverage and rate available.
Robert T.
I'm so happy I called Pulford Insurance. They got all my insurance needs covered and were so personable.
Denise K.