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Derek Martin

License #: 9381128
4.8 OUT OF 5 STARS
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About Derek
Derek Martin is an agent with Goosehead Insurance located in Chicago,  IL. Derek  joined Goosehead because of his unwavering commitment to take care of his clients. Using cutting edge technology to shop with dozens of "A" rated insurance companies in just a few short minutes, he is able to find the right coverage at a competitive price. He takes the time to review all of the options and customizes a policy based on the unique risks and desires of each client. After finalizing an option, Derek is backed by a service team that has the highest client loyalty rating in the industry. Request a quote from Derek and you will quickly understand why Goosehead is one of the fastest growing distributors of home and auto insurance in the United States.
States Licensed In: IL, IN
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605 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 458
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 646-5348
Languages spoken:
English
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and then some.
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You probably looked at several houses before you found the right fit; why not look at home insurance the same way? Goosehead does the looking for you, and finds the policy that fits your needs and budget, without compromising coverage.
It seems like there’s as many car insurance companies out there as there are cars. Lucky for you, Goosehead looks under the hood of all those policies to find the right coverage for you and your ride. Think of us as your roadmap to better protection and better rates.
Having the right amount of protection in case of flooding is important. That’s why our Goosehead experts will do all the research for you. We’ll compare dozens of plans and choose what’s best for your residence, and your budget.
Sure, you may not own the building. But you own what’s in it. If a fire or disaster would cause a major setback, take a close look at renters insurance. Better yet, let us do it for you. We’ve evaluated products from dozens of the most respected insurance companies to help you home in on the right policy.
From an insurance standpoint, high rises, townhomes and condos can be, well, a little different. HOAs cover some parts of the property, leaving other areas up to you. We can help you find a policy that provides the coverage you need — at rates you’ll feel right at home with.
A rental property isn’t the same as a primary residence. Without proper protection, a landlord might be personally liable for damages from accidents or other events. We can help you determine the right coverage for your rental properties and compare rental property insurance quotes so you can operate with total peace of mind.
Driving a motorcycle is all about freedom. Speaking of freedom, there’s no need for you to spend end less hours of your free time comparing insurance plans. Comparing the best motorcycle policies from the best insurance companies to get you protected the way you should be protected, at the price you deserve.
Chances are you bought a boat for a little rest and relaxation. Goosehead makes shopping for boat insurance just as relaxing. Our expert agents will shop dozens of policies and find you the right protection, at the right price, that will really float your boat.
Your RV lets you escape to the open road. And with Goosehead, you can escape the usual time commitment of buying insurance. Our expert agents do the research for you, comparing dozens of policies and choosing the right protection for you and your home on wheels, all at the price you deserve.
As the saying goes, life happens. But sometimes it happens in ways we don’t expect. For all the great times, and the more difficult times, Goosehead can be there to make sure you and your family are prepared, and protected. If something happens to you, the right coverage will ensure your family is financially secure and well taken care of in your absence.
HOMEOWNER INSURANCE
Homeowners Insurance 101
After looking at dozens of houses you found a property you love. You’ve managed to come up with a down payment, get approved by a lender, and started wrapping your knick knacks in newspaper. Now you need to find a homeowners insurance policy that meets your needs, but how do you know if a policy is the right one for you?
AUTO INSURANCE
Auto Insurance 101
Most states require you to carry auto insurance. But how do you know if you have enough? A basic understanding will equip you with the knowledge you need to make smarter decisions when selecting your auto insurance policy. Let’s get started! 
SPECIALTY INSURANCE
Umbrella Insurance 101
Umbrella insurance goes beyond your normal limits of liability to cover injury to others, legal fees and litigation, excessive property damage, and more. Relatively cheap, it can give you protection from a sudden and serious situation. 
HOMEOWNER INSURANCE
Water Coverages Explained
Four different types of water coverage may or may not be part of your home insurance policy. Let’s look at how they could help better protect you and your family from financial burden due to various causes of water damage to your home.
Recent Reviews
Total Agency Reviews 124
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Andrea B., Aug, 02 2022
The lowest quote and the agent was very helpful
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Andrea B., Aug, 02 2022
The lowest quote and the agent was very helpful
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Evan S., Jul, 22 2022
Derek was amazing. He responded quickly, was very knowledgeable and great to deal with.
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Vesna T., Jul, 07 2022
problem solved in professional manner
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Gregory B., May, 13 2022
Derek Martin, our new agent, was fantastic in both the pricing of policies and communication. He was the reason for becoming new customers.
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Shauntell L., May, 08 2022
Derek has awesome customer service, responds quickly and provides the best options for my clients and myself for my properties.
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Mark L., May, 05 2022
Response time to complete transaction and service from the Agent
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Molly K., Apr, 07 2022
Derek is great!
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Kevin M., Mar, 11 2022
Super helpful!
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Salvatore L., Feb, 26 2022
Derek was very attentive, honest, & communicative during the process from start to finish.
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John S., Jan, 27 2022
Derek
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Jake W., Dec, 01 2021
Derek Martin was a pleasure to work with. Very timely with his responses and very personable and polite. He has a great command of the business and I felt I was in good hands.
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Shruti A., Nov, 25 2021
Very responsive agent, good insurance policy based on inspection report
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Shaketa P., Oct, 29 2021
Excellent customer service
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Gary M., Oct, 22 2021
Great Service
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Carissa M., Oct, 02 2021
Dereck was knowledgeable, helpful, patient and friendly.
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Frank V., Sep, 14 2021
Quick response, highly recommended
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Suyapa G., Sep, 11 2021
The service, professionalism was excellent, fast and very informative. The entire experience was wonderful.
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Brooke P., Sep, 08 2021
Derek made switching my policy quick and easy and was very knowledgeable in answering any questions I had. He explained everything thoroughly and made sure I was satisfied with my new coverage. Highly recommend this agent!
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Tayler M., Sep, 01 2021
Life insurance process was quick and painless. Derek did a great job explaining the process.
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Kara A., Aug, 19 2021
Derek was great!
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Rebecca K., Aug, 03 2021
Very efficient service! Derek was really helpful and knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend to my friends/family.
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Bertha W., Jul, 27 2021
Very much helpful
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Dion B., Jul, 19 2021
Everything was explained nicely.
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Ana W., Jul, 14 2021
He was extremely responsive and helpful
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Chanita J., Jul, 14 2021
Everything was easy, smooth, clear and reasonable
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Kurt W., Jun, 30 2021
Great guy and service
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Lisa O., Jun, 03 2021
Derek is responsive, knowledgeable, intelligent and kind. He cares about his clients and is really just the best.
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Jennifer R., May, 22 2021
Good informative service
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Da J., May, 05 2021
The agent was very helpful and explained everything to me so that I knew what I was purchasing. He also didn't try to give me something I didn't want.
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Felicia W., May, 05 2021
Your company is on point and you all take care of business right away
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Stephen K., May, 04 2021
Great responsiveness, communication and solutions. Working with Derek Martin has been really easy. The landscape of insurance is either really confusing or really annoying. Derek cuts through all the marketing and gives me exactly the information and options I need to make a better decision.
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Falicia P., Apr, 28 2021
I just started this journey yesterday so I really don't know what to expect
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Rosalyn W., Apr, 22 2021
Professional, courteous, thorough, responsive
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Stephanie R., Apr, 19 2021
good communication and cost savings
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Ian H., Mar, 27 2021
Simply put Derek Martin is the best agent I have met in a long time. Maybe ever. His response time is amazing and is a problem solver. I am so glad I found him and he is my go to agent.
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Adeleke B., Mar, 25 2021
Agent was very professional and helpful
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Modupeola A., Mar, 19 2021
Professionalism
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Timothy M., Mar, 13 2021
Derek is great to work with and provides excellent guidance.
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Khadijat A., Mar, 12 2021
Professional and prompt
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Trishawn H., Mar, 09 2021
Thorough
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Sharon D., Mar, 03 2021
Derek was very helpful and knowledgeable and helped me to obtain comparable insurance coverage at a much better rate.
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Makenzie L., Feb, 19 2021
Great experience!
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Donna R., Feb, 07 2021
Derek is very thorough and he listens to what concerns or preferences a person may want and he makes it happen...I have had a very pleasant experience with Derek during a somewhat stressful time for me trying to purchase my first home....so kudos to Derek on job well done.
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Sharmane R., Feb, 05 2021
I really like the coverages he went over with me, although I may add more later, and the prices compared to other companies I received a quote from.
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Mary L., Feb, 02 2021
Working with Derek Martin is seamless. He responds fast and with helpful information. He got me exactly what I needed, when I needed it, all without hassle.
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Gerald F., Jan, 22 2021
Derek Martin!!! Awesome agent, friendly and very knowledgeable!
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Jasjit B., Jan, 22 2021
Communication with Derek
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Thomas B., Jan, 20 2021
I was very satisfied
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Parker K., Jan, 16 2021
Very personable and responsive, pleasure to work with.
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Zeba C., Dec, 10 2020
Prompt Service. Very courteous.
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Jaber A., Dec, 09 2020
Great communication
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Whitney G., Nov, 07 2020
Derek has been very helpful during our first home purchase. He has great customer service standards and I’m glad he worked with me.
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Raul L., Oct, 17 2020
Very good experience with our agent. Helped us throughout the whole process and helped us save over $1000 by determining the right coverage.
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Kassey R., Oct, 14 2020
Derrick was professional and I got very good rates
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Samuel B., Oct, 01 2020
Very helpful/responsive. Easy to get a hold of.
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Erica S., Sep, 23 2020
Derek was very helpful and offered competitive pricing! I will be referring him to my family and friends.
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Ryan T., Sep, 18 2020
Derek is the best!! Great rates, excellent service. No one better in Chicago!!
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Rena H., Sep, 17 2020
Derek was very informative
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Collin M., Aug, 28 2020
Derek was awesome to work with and extremely helpful with all our questions.
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Shalonda C., Aug, 20 2020
Great customer service, communication & patience!
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Betty W., Aug, 06 2020
Information was very accurate and Derek was very knowledgeable about the insurance industry... Also straight-forward about rates
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James S., Jul, 22 2020
Derek is a great guy. Very easy to talk to and got a great rate.
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Richard G., Jul, 01 2020
Derek was extremely friendly and helped every step of the way. He made me feel very comfortable during the entire process.
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Barbara L., Jun, 30 2020
Derek was very professional and provided me with prompt service.
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Elijah H., Jun, 23 2020
Derek should be a manager (if he isn't already). He is just that good.
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Stephen K., Jun, 06 2020
Quick responsiveness and easy interactions. Got exactly what I needed at a good rate with no hassle.
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MacKenzie M., Jun, 03 2020
Derek was attentive, friendly and time efficient in helping me get set up with my policy even though I was crunched for time between a short closing and hectic work schedule!
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Ian H., May, 11 2020
I am delighted to have found Derek for my insurance needs. He is incredibly prompt answering any of my calls or emails and has guided us through the process with patience. I would absolutely refer him to other people.
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SEHYOUNG M., May, 08 2020
Derek was very responsive and walked me through the entire process. Got everything done in less than 24 hours.
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Evelyn K., Apr, 11 2020
Agent adjusted policy to my needs
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Susan T., Mar, 16 2020
Derek was helpful and knowledgeable in the insurance we were needing.
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Jackie B., Mar, 16 2020
Friendly and helpful
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Dexter W., Feb, 24 2020
Derek has been very resourceful and responsive to my inquiries, which have been many. I very much appreciate the customer service that I have received
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Gregory G., Feb, 21 2020
Good service fast acting
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Sagar U., Feb, 17 2020
Great service by Derek, honesty and price point
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Latanya T., Feb, 10 2020
He explain the policy to me very clearly and gave me different options to choose from
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Mattison L., Jan, 20 2020
He was very helpful and helped us get the lowest rate possible.
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Natalie L., Jan, 15 2020
He was very nice and very detail in explaining policies. Will most definitely recommend him to friends and family.
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Michael G., Dec, 31 2019
Derek Martin takes great care of me and my clients.
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Crystal B., Dec, 24 2019
Excellent customer service
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Patrick M., Dec, 04 2019
Derek does a great job explaining HOI, given that this was my first time needing HOI, he made the process simple and easy to understand.
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Robert H., Nov, 28 2019
Satisfied with the service
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Brent H., Oct, 28 2019
How simple it was to switch to Goosehead and substantial cost savings
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Steven R., Aug, 16 2019
The broker, Derek, was very quick to respond, was very responsive to my requests to run additional numbers/options and was in gernal, made the process painless for me. I can't believe I ever used companies like Geico or Progressive!! Thank you Goosehead!
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Michael C., Jul, 24 2019
Outstanding explanation of the terms in the policy.
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David C., Jun, 26 2019
Friendly and explained the services very well
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Stephen L., May, 08 2019
Very helpful and clear communication as well as a friendly agent.
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Logan M., Apr, 16 2019
Top notch service
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Jonathan D., Nov, 15 2018
Extremely helpful with an extraordinary speed. He had everything set up with in less than 3 hours after I started talking with him!
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Veronica S., May, 14 2018
Derek was very informative professional and patient
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Amanda M., May, 02 2018
Affordability and perfect communication with Derek
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Lucas R., Apr, 30 2018
My agent, Derek, did a outstanding job am happy I was introduced to goosehead.
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Stephen K., Apr, 19 2018
effective and personalized service, great responsiveness and competitive pricing.
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Emily K., Mar, 30 2018
Derek was incredibly helpful!
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Tyler H., Mar, 29 2018
Derek was great and made everything so easy!!
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Jana M., Mar, 07 2018
Derek Martin was so easy to work with
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Angelica C., Feb, 15 2018
Derek was awesome. friendly, understanding etc.
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Kenneth W., Nov, 29 2017
Quick and easy.
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Angelica C., Aug, 02 2017
Derek Martin
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Dana F., Jul, 03 2017
Very friendly and knowledgeable
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Sean P., Jun, 22 2017
Derrick was a true professional and worked tirelessly to help me find the right coverage to meet my needs. I will absolutely refer him and Goosehead to all my friends, family & colleagues. Thank you again Derrick & Goosehead!
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Thomas P., May, 10 2017
Derek was most helpful, answered all my questions in a timely manner.