The Agency was created by the merger of Schmidt – Phillipe & Associates, Inc. Agency of Edwardsville, IL and the Rogier Insurance Agency, Inc. of Highland, IL. The merger took place in July of 1986 and the two Agencies started trading as S.I.U. Agency Inc., on January 1, 1987.
Schmidt – Phillipe & Associates, Inc. was an Agency that was created in 1972 when Bill D. Phillipe and Charles F. Schmidt formed an overhead company to operate their two retail Agencies. The predecessor to Schmidt – Phillipe & Associates, Inc. was Chuck Schmidt Insurance, Inc., which was an Agency established by Mr. Chuck Schmidt in 1956 when he purchased his Father’s, Oscar Schmidt Agency, which had been started by Mr. Oscar Schmidt in 1929.
Rogier Insurance Agency, Inc. was the predecessor of an Agency started by Adrian Rogier's Grandfather in 1929. Adrian purchased the Agency from his Father, Clinton Rogier in 1979. The Rogier Insurance Agency, Inc. also operated an office in Greenville, IL and that office continues and trades with the name S.I.U.A., Greenville.
SIU Agency, Inc. operates primarily in Mid-Western States providing commercial and personal insurance to the needs of our clients. We represent eleven companies and broker to various wholesalers and general agents.