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Sam Winter

Sam Winter Ins Agcy Inc

3636 E Ray Road
Ahwatukee Frys Melting Pot Center
Phoenix, AZ 85044-7115

Two miles west of I-10 on Ray Road,in the Ahwatukee Frys and the Florencias Pizza Center

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Office Hours

8am - 5:30pm
8am - 5pm
After Hours by Appointment
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3636 E Ray Road
Ahwatukee Frys Melting Pot Center
Phoenix, AZ 85044-7115



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Welcome to Sam Winter State Farm Insurance Agency! July in Phoenix means scorching temperatures and those dramatic monsoon storms, so it's a great time to double-check your insurance coverage. As your friendly State Farm agent, I'm here to help. The extreme heat can cause car troubles, and AC breakdowns. Plus, those intense monsoon rains and winds can cause property damage. This is the time of year where we stay indoors as much as possible, so now is the perfect time to make sure your home, auto, and life insurance are all set and provide the coverage you need. Also, consider documenting your valuables and looking into personal articles insurance, as we can protect your RV or ATV and help find you a better deal! Taking these simple steps now can save you a lot of hassle and keep you protected all summer long. Stay cool and safe!

About Me:

Thank you for visiting our website! I am originally from Kansas but have called Phoenix home for 40 years.

In my spare time, I love being a grandparent and spending time with my family. I enjoy the AZ outdoors including mountain biking, hiking and RV traveling.

I am a Kansas State University graduate, BS, Mechanical Engineering, Habitat for Humanity Coordinator, Ahwatukee Chamber of Commerce, State Farm Agent since 1988 Crystal Excellence Qualifier since 2010, National Association of Insurance Professionals, Ambassador Travel Qualifier National Convention Qualifier, e-Mountain Biker.

Our office helps the Phoenix, Ahwatukee, Chandler, Tempe and Scottsdale areas. We offer auto, home, and life insurance.


We can combine your auto and home insurance for a better deal. Give us a call to learn more about protecting your jewelry, boat, motorcycle, RV and any recreational vehicles.

Having auto insurance is like having a superhero cape for your car; It swoops in to save the day when accidents, theft, or damages happen. Besides being a legal must-have, it's your financial safety net on the road. So, whether it's a fender-bender or a major mishap, you can breathe easy knowing your insurance has got your back, letting you hit the road with a grin, not a grimace.

Home insurance in Phoenix, AZ is vital due to the extreme weather swings and natural events. It covers repair/rebuilding costs, personal belongings, and liability issues. With scorching heat and sudden monsoons, comprehensive insurance safeguards homeowners from financial burdens. It protects against hazards like fire, lightning, windstorms, hail, and water damage. In case of damage or destruction, it covers repair/rebuilding expenses. Personal belongings are also covered, and liability coverage defends against lawsuits for injuries on the property. Having comprehensive home insurance ensures homeowners can recover and rebuild without bearing the full financial cost in a region prone to sudden weather changes and natural events.

Life insurance is crucial for ensuring financial security and comfort for loved ones in the events of the unexpected. It provides a financial safety net, covering expenses like funeral costs, debts, house payments, and even future expenses like education. For dependents, it can be a lifeline, offering stability during a difficult time.

It has become more common for Tenants to have proof of Renters insurance before moving into an Apartment or Condo. Our aim is to make things simple and easy; give us a call or start a Free Quote online and have one less thing to do before moving in!

At Sam Winter State Farm we are urging riders and motorists to share the road responsibly. With warmer weather luring more motorcycles onto the streets, it's crucial to emphasize safety. From wearing helmets to staying alert, let's all play our part in making the roads safer for everyone, two wheels or four. Give us a call today for your motorcycle insurance needs.

Give us a call today for a free quote!

Insurance Products Offered

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

Other Products

Banking, Mutual Funds

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At Sam Winter State Farm, our mission is straightforward: treat people as we want to be treated. We aim to build long lasting relationships with our State Farm customers. With over 125 years of combined insurance experience, our office has been serving Ahwatukee, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, and the greater Phoenix area since 1988. We offer comprehensive coverage, including car, home, renters, business, RV, motorcycle, and life insurance.

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Our team has over 120 years of insurance experience. We are here to help you manage your risks with the lowest possible cost for you. We want to get to know you better through simple conversations. We believe our job is easy, to treat you in the same way we want to be treated.

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Katrina Bannon State Farm Agent Team Member

Katrina Bannon

Account Representative

Katrina Bannon is a resident of Arizona since 2015. She is happily married and a proud mother of two wonderful daughters. When not busy with work, Katrina and her family enjoy traveling and exploring new destinations. They particularly love spending time in the scenic White Mountains or on the picturesque Colorado River. With a passion for delivering exceptional customer service, Katrina is dedicated to providing outstanding assistance to her customers.

Heather Parsons State Farm Agent Team Member

Heather Parsons

Property & Casualty Representative

Hi, I'm Heather Parsons, a Property & Casualty Representative at Sam Winter State Farm. Originally from Ohio, I've called Arizona home for the past five years. With 24 years of experience in the insurance industry, I bring a wealth of knowledge to the table. I take pride in serving Ahwatukee, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, and the greater Phoenix area, assisting our good neighbors with their auto, home, life, and business insurance needs. Personally, I am blessed with the love of my husband and our three amazing kids. Our home is a lively and loving space also shared with two dogs and a cat. I find joy in spontaneous long drives, cherished family moments, and the excitement of couponing.

Gena Hoover State Farm Agent Team Member

Gena Hoover

Account Representative

I'm Gena Ellen Hoover, an Account Representative at Sam Winter State Farm. I've been a proud member of Sam's agency since 1999, and my journey of assisting State Farm policyholders dates back to 1977. Now working part-time, I relish spending quality moments with my three adult sons, their families, and my adorable grandson. Beyond the office, you'll often find me indulging in outdoor activities like hiking, backpacking, and biking, all accompanied by the delightful company of our family dog.

Suzanne Paytee State Farm Agent Team Member

Suzanne Paytee

Meet Suzanne Paytee, an insurance professional with seven years of experience in the industry. Originally from Minnesota, Suzanne graduated from ASU and has been a proud resident of Arizona for more than two decades. When she's not busy helping her customers find their insurance plans, Suzanne enjoys cheering for her daughter on the volleyball court and exploring new destinations. Her areas of skills include auto, home, life, and business insurance. With Suzanne's knowledge and dedication, you can rest assured that your insurance needs are well taken care of.

Our Agency

We are a very busy office and are looking for our next great team member. We are an established, growth-oriented agency with a team of highly motivated individuals. Our well-trained team uses state of the art technology to achieve outstanding results. We take pride in using our years of valuable experience to mentor individual team members and prepare them for successful careers. If you want to work in an environment that is fun, challenging, and rewarding, then Sam Winter - State Farm Agent may be the right fit for you! If you believe in having fun in a stable working environment and have a willingness to learn, we should meet to discuss our career opportunity. Come work with an energetic, fun team at Sam Winter - State Farm Agent!

  • Our mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams.
  • We help customers with their insurance and financial services needs, including Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Life Insurance, and Business Insurance.
  • Our office is located in Ahwatukee.
  • I have been a State Farm agent since 1988.
  • I am a proud graduate of Kansas State .
  • We currently have 5 team members at our agency.
  • Our agency has received awards including: Ambassador Travel, Legion of Honor, Senior Vice President's Club, Crystal Excellence Award, National Quality Award, Silver Scroll, Golden Triangle, and Bronze Tablet

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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.