The Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) is a privately owned American auto insurance company with its headquarters located in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Apart from auto insurance, GEICO provides a range of other insurance options such as motorcycle, ATV, RV, boat, snowmobile, travel, pet, event, homeowner, renter, and jewelry insurance. As of 2017, GEICO is the second-largest auto insurer in the United States, after State Farm, providing coverage to more than 24 million motor vehicles owned by over 15 million policyholders. GEICO’s parent company is Berkshire Hathaway. GEICO customer service primarily deals with consumers directly over the phone and the Internet, but they also have more than 300 independent offices across the United States.