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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Tez Adams

1200 W University Drive Suite 103
Tempe, AZ 85281-3407

Corner of Beck and University, just east of Priest Dr. Just down the street from Harlow's Cafe

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Office Info

Office Hours

9am - 5pm
After Hours by Appointment
Call or text us 24 hours a day!

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1200 W University Drive Suite 103
Tempe, AZ 85281-3407


English, Spanish

The office:

Howdy Good Neighbors,

It's already MAY! As the days get longer and warmer and warmer and hotter and hotter, we hope this message finds you in good health, high spirits and cool water.

At Tez Adams State Farm Insurance Agency, we are thrilled to have you as our esteemed customers. As we enter this new month, we want to take a moment to express our sincere gratitude for your continued confidence and support. Your loyalty allows us to serve you better and motivates us to deliver exceptional service every day.

May is a time for renewal and growth. It's the perfect opportunity to review your insurance policies and ensure they align with your current needs and aspirations. For me, my son is about to graduate high school and move to college, which changes our personal insurance needs. Our dedicated team is here to assist you in assessing your coverage, answering any questions, and providing tailored results that offer you the utmost protection and comfort.

As we move forward, we encourage you to take advantage of the various resources and tools available at our agency. Whether you need assistance with auto, home, life, or any other type of insurance, our knowledgeable staff is ready to guide you through the process, providing personalized advice and explanations.

Remember, your satisfaction remains our top priority. Should you have any questions, concerns, or feedback, please do not hesitate to reach out to our team. We are here to serve you and address your needs promptly and efficiently.

Once again, thank you for choosing Tez Adams State Farm Insurance Agency as your preferred insurance provider. We are excited to continue our journey together and look forward to helping you protect what matters most throughout the month of May and beyond.

This month you can find me at the following community events:

May events:

  • May 1st - Who's ready for some baseball - let's go REDBIRDS

  • May 5th - Arizona Bridal Expo

  • May 5th - Cinco de Mayo

  • May 10th - Vintage & Vino - Mother's Day event

  • May 11th - Vintage & Vino - Mother's Day event

  • May 12th - Mother's Day - How will you celebrate your mother?

  • May 22nd - Gradation Day (I'm a PROUD PAPA)

  • May 27th - Memorial Day - OFFICE CLOSED


Shout out to all valley residents in Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Scottsdale, Avondale, Goodyear, Surprise and all those I didn't list - including those at Arizona State University, GCU or MCC.

Tez Adams is a native of Little Rock, AR, but has been a resident of Arizona since 2013. He is married to Janet and they have one son, Joshua in addition to Winston – their Goldendoodle. As a family, they enjoy spending time with one another traveling and giving back to their community in various ways. Joshua will soon be a college freshman and we can't wait to see what school is lucky enough to have him.

Tez has over 20 years of insurance and financial services experience and has served in various leadership roles in the industry and community alike. The past 18 years of his career has spanned several states with State Farm Insurance. Tez is a Tempe Leadership – Class 36 alum and currently sits on the Tempe Leadership Council. He is actively involved in the Alumni Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Epsilon Sigma.

Tez can often be found supporting his community through numerous volunteer opportunities. He holds a Master’s in Insurance from Olivet College, The Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation from The Institutes and a Bachelor’s in Finance from The University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He is licensed in property and casualty, life, and financial services products.

Let Tez and his team help protect your family from the unforeseen by putting the right insurance coverage's in place for your needs.

Insurance Products Offered

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

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The mission of Tez Adams State Farm Insurance is to help our Tempe, Phoenix, Gilbert, Chandler, Scottsdale, Mesa and surrounding community members prepare to tackle the unforeseen circumstances of everyday life.

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Tez and his team are your local downtown Tempe State Farm agency conveniently located on University Dr., just east of Priest. With over 60 years of combined experience, his agency focus is serving the communities around Phoenix, Chandler, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Scottsdale, Guadalupe, South Mountain, and the surrounds east and west valley. We can service your needs in English, Spanish and now French. Tez has over 20 years of experience with State Farm, which puts him in a good position to help guide your auto, home, business, and life insurance needs.

“As your neighborhood insurance agency", we know our community – the people who call it home and the businesses who support it. Our office is happy to provide reviews of current insurance policies to make sure your assets and income are well protected. We protect families with health and life insurance and are a great source for accurate quotes on auto, home, and condo insurance, even pet insurance – especially for new families moving into the area 85281, 85288, 85280, 85283, 85284, 85285, 85287, 85040, 85042, 85256, 85212 and 85028. We are licensed in the state of Arizona. We work with small businesses to provide workers compensation, business insurance, business auto insurance and general liability insurance. Our agents are also trained to provide apartment building and condo association insurance. We look forward to working with you!

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Edward Dodge III

Office Manager

5+ years' experience in the insurance industry which includes P&C and L&H

Over 10 years previous experience in Financial Services

Married with 5 fur babies (kitties)

Graduated from Nazareth College in Rochester, NY

MBA from Walden University 2009

Honored Listee of Marquis Who’s Who 2023

Enjoy spending time with family, learning and watching the Yankees

Come see me for your auto, home and life insurance needs

Shea Cortez State Farm Agent Team Member

Shea Cortez

Account Representative

Ready to help you with all your insurance needs.

Jonathan Valeriano State Farm Agent Team Member

Jonathan Valeriano

Account Representative

Ready to help you with all your insurance needs.

Javi Brooks State Farm Agent Team Member

Javi Brooks

Account Representative

Javi pronounced (jah-vee) is licensed in P&C, Life and Health. He brings his prior knowledge and experience to help you with your insurance needs.

Hailing from Canada, Javi is happy to join us in the Valley of the Sun, while he helps his new neighbors build a comprehensive insurance plan that aligns well with their personal and professional lifes.

He is known for his punctuality and professionalism, which is why most of his customers like him. Stop by to learn more about Javi and his fur baby.

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.