James R. Tuerff & Sons, LLC
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Founded in 1999, TUERFF & SONS has grown both internally and through acquisition of other insurance agencies to one of the top agencies in Middle Tennessee. We are primarily a property and casualty agency with personal and commercial lines agreements with the following companies: Auto-Owners (AM Best rated A++ Superior), Celina Insurance Group (AM Best rated B++ Good), C N A Surety (AM Best rated A Excellent), The Hartford (AM Best rated A Excellent), Progressive (AM Best rated A+ Superior) and Travelers (AM Best rated A+ Superior). handshakeLife insurance products are made available to our customers through brokerage agreements maintained by our agency.

Each of our agents is a member of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) of Tennessee and the agency is an accredited business by the Better Business Bureau.

Customer Service

Located in Brentwood, TN, our office is conveniently located for customers throughout Middle Tennessee for consultation and service.  TUERFF & SONS takes full advantage of technology to provide quoting and policy service on a same day basis for most customer needs. Each of our agents is available by phone, email or fax.  All of our primary companies maintain a strong claims presence in Middle Tennessee and offer toll-free numbers for after-hours claim service.


Our Agents

JAMES TUERFF - Mr. Tuerff serves as president of TUERFF & SONS. He has been in the insurance and financial services business since 1963. After 26 years at American General Corporation and 2 years with Direct General Corporation, Mr. Tuerff formed TUERFF & SONS in 1999. Active in community affairs Mr. Tuerff currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Middle Tennessee Council of Boy Scouts of America. He is past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Nashville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank. Mr. Tuerff is a founder and current Chairman of the Board of Cumberland Trust & Investment Co. in Nashville.  He serves as a Life Trustee of St. Joseph’s College, Rensselaer, IN where he graduated in 1963 with a BA in Economics. Mr. Tuerff is a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU).

GREG TUERFF - Greg is Vice President of TUERFF & SONS, having joined the agency in 2001 as an Insurance Consultant. Previously associated with National Specialty Services of Nashville as a senior pricing analyst, Greg now is responsible for sales and marketing of both personal and commercial lines of insurance. Mr. Tuerff is a graduate of Fr. Ryan High School in Nashville and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He is a member of the Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) of Tennessee and has earned the Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) designation..