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Providing insurance protection in the east bay.

McDermottCosta Insurance

McDermott Costa is an employee owned, regional independent insurance brokerage firm, based in San Leandro, California. McDermott Costa traces its beginnings to 1938, when Vic Costa and Clarence “Mac” McDermott started the agency. Licensed in all 50 states, the agency has been serving clients in California and throughout the nation ever since. McDermott Costa provides effective solutions to clients’ risk management and insurance needs, offering coverage to clients for their home and auto, businesses, and employee benefits solutions.

Segments we serve

Personal Insurance

Protect your family and lifestyle with a proper policy so you can live your life — we’ve got you covered.

Restaurant Insurance

Take care of your restaurant franchise by putting your insurance coverage in the hands of licensed professionals.

Employee Benefits

Your employees are your business’ most valuable asset. Take care of them with a proper benefits plan.

Home Owners Association

Cover your property and communal areas with HOA insurance.


Protect your organization with a custom insurance program: we offer worker’s comp, professional liability, and much more.

Manufacturing Insurance

Protect your manufacturing business from employee expenses resulting from work-related accidents and injuries

Marine & Transportation

Protect your ships, cargo , and property while they are in transit.

Apartment/Property Owners

Cover your property and protect your business with insurance for apartment and property owners.

Captives and Alternative Risk

Consider a Group Captive Insurance Program to give you more control, reduce your costs, and give you greater long-term stability.

There’s No Time for Worry

Life is to be Lived

We’re supposed to enjoy the moments. Make happy memories. Explore and experience new things. We’re not supposed to worry…especially about insurance coverage. At McDermottCosta insurance brokers, we understand that life is to be lived. That’s why for over eighty years we’ve been successfully insuring people and their property so they can take the worry out of life and focus on what matters most. Take the worry out of your life and discover McDermottCosta. We are more than just an insurance broker. McDermottCosta is your trusted adviser.

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