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About Our Agency

Merit Insurance Group finds insurance solutions for your needs.

We are your local, family-owned independent insurance agency.

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Your home, your family, and your business are all important to you, but you may not know how to best protect them. With our hands-on approach to insurance, we’ll help you find the insurance you need to secure what matters most.

13+ Years

in business


years of experience

A+ Rating

with the BBB

Established in 2008, Merit Insurance Group is a family-owned, independent insurance agency specializing in you and your needs. We are located in Tinley Park, IL, serving clients throughout Illinois and over three other states. We take a hands-on approach to your insurance. That means when you call us, you won’t get an automated message. A real, experienced team member will be on the other end to help you with your coverage needs.

As an independent agency, we work with several top-rated insurance carriers to offer you a balance of price, policy, and service to help you protect what matters most. With our years of experience in the industry, we’ll work with you to identify the unique risks you face and develop customized coverage to protect your present and secure your future.

Meet Our Owners

John and Gina Miller are the owners and founders of Merit Insurance Group. Before opening our agency, John owned a captive agency for 20 years.

Meet Our Team
Our Mission Statement

At Merit Insurance Group, our mission is to serve you. With our hands-on approach to insurance, we work with you to get to know the risks you face so we can help you find the right coverage to meet your needs.

Why Go Independent?
Merit and McEldowney

Merit Insurance Group is excited to be working with The McEldowney Agency. The McEldowney agency was founded in 1893 and proud to insure clients all these years. Merit Insurance Group and the McEldowney Agency are both family-owned, independent agencies and happy to answer your insurance questions.

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BBB Accredited


We have a reputation for trustworthiness and quality that has earned us our BBB accreditation.

Professional Associations

The Advantage of an Independent Agency Working for You

What makes our independent agency different?

  • Personalized insurance solutions.
  • Friendly, knowledgeable service.
  • Building trusted relationships.
Find Out How

Get the power of choice when it comes to finding the right insurance for your situation. We offer a wide variety of policies and price points to choose from.


Rely on us to simplify the insurance process, from advising you on your risks and solutions, to advocating on your behalf to the insurance company.


Count on us to be there for you every step of the way with personable and professional service so you always have the right coverage for your insurance needs.

Award-Winning Agency

Merit Insurance Group was named agency of the year by Chicagoland SIA in 2018 thanks to our dedication to serving our clients.

Welcoming McEldowney Insurance Agency

In August of 2021, Merit Insurance Group merged with McEldowney Insurance Agency to better serve our clients and community.

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