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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Denise Elliott

25825 Hwy 160
Durango, CO 81301-7960

Across the Highway from Wal-Mart next to Tarpley RV

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Office Info

Office Hours

8am - 5:30pm
9am - 5pm
After Hours by Appointment
Call or text us 24 hours a day!


25825 Hwy 160
Durango, CO 81301-7960


English, Spanish

Hello and welcome to Denise Elliott State Farm Insurance! I have offices both in Bayfield and Durango, CO to better serve our Good Neighbors, and we have been helping our customers in the local community with their insurance needs for the past 44 years! We are able to assist with the insurance needs of those living in Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Michigan, and North Carolina! If you live in Bayfield, Aztec, Ignacio, Silverton, Dolores, Telluride, Ouray, Mancos, Hermosa, Pagosa Springs, or anywhere in between, we are here for you!

🌸I eagerly anticipate the arrival of spring and the multitude of opportunities it brings to help you with your insurance needs. Just as flowers bloom and days grow longer, this season provides an excellent opportunity to review your coverage and prepare for the months ahead. Whether you're getting ready for outdoor adventures, sprucing up your home with spring cleaning, or embarking on new ventures, I am committed to providing personalized guidance and support. Let's welcome spring together, knowing that your insurance coverage is ready to protect what matters most to you.

🧍My dedicated team enjoys helping our Good Neighbors and are more than happy to discuss the various insurance options available to you. They are experienced in Auto, Homeowners, Life & Health Insurance as well as Financial Services. In addition, they can assist with Motorcycle, Boat, and even Pet Insurance. We also offer free quotes on Small Business and Commercial Insurance!

⭐As a State Farm office, we have been awarded with several accolades, including: Lifetime Agent, Lifetime President's Club, Ambassador Club Qualifier since 1996, and Crystal Excellence. I am active in the community as a member of the Bayfield and Durango Chamber of Commerce and the Durango Board of Realtors as an Affiliate member. I was also a prior board member of Women's Resource Center. Receiving my B.S. from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, I went on to teach high school in Omaha. In addition I worked with IBM in the Office Products Division in Coral Gables Florida before becoming a State Farm agent in Florida in 1980.

My tenure with State Farm also includes Agency in Florida, upper Management in California, and an officer in the Company. This experience allows me to understand the needs of the customer and allows me to have the correct communication with the company.

📞Please click, stop by, call, or text our office for anything that's on your mind. Don't forget that at both our Durango and Bayfield locations, we have coffee brewing and homemade cookies waiting to welcome our Good Neighbors! We hope to see you soon!

Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health, Pet

Other Products

Banking, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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At Denise Elliott State Farm, our mission is to provide exceptional insurance coverage to our valued Good Neighbors. We highly recommend an annual insurance review to ensure your coverage meets your evolving needs. Serving as a insurance resource for the local Durango community and beyond, including Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Michigan, and North Carolina, we are committed to assisting you every step of the way. Don't hesitate to contact our team today for any assistance you require!

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In the office, we have 12 licensed and dedicated team members all here to serve our Good Neighbors in Durango and the entire state of Colorado and surrounding states with their insurance needs. The team concentrates on certain lines including Homeowners, Business/Commercial, Flood, Auto, Home, Health, and Life.

Licensed in Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, North Carolina, and Michigan.

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Taylor Elliott State Farm Agent Team Member

Taylor Elliott

Office Manager

Hey! My name is Taylor and I joined the team at Denise Elliott State Farm in Durango in August 2014. As the Office Manager, I enjoy assisting State Farm customers with their insurance needs, including Life Insurance, Auto Insurance, Small Business Insurance, and more! I went to the University of Michigan and I love spending time outdoors hiking, skiing, and fishing, just to name a few! I am currently planning a wedding with my lovely fiancee and together, we have a horse, 3 dogs, and 2 cats!

Stephanie Raleigh State Farm Agent Team Member

Stephanie Raleigh

Customer Service Representative

Hi! Pleasure to meet you! I grew up in Las Vegas and now live locally in Bayfield. I am very fun, outgoing, organized, and enjoy being helpful! I joined the Denise Elliott State Farm Agency and it has been great. Working with our Good Neighbors in Colorado has been rewarding. I love animals and for 13 years I was a Veterinary Tech. It is my passion to help people so If you have any questions or would like a free quote, reach out! I’m usually working in our Bayfield office and am available by appointment at the Durango office. Aside from Auto, Homeowners, and Life Insurance, my specialties are Veterinary Office and Pet Insurance. When not in the office, I am either spending time with my three dogs, the Bayfield Belles, writing, painting, or sauntering in nature! Colorado is the place to be, with snow, mountains, rain, and plenty of SUN. That’s why we live here.


Cesar Quijano

My name is Cesar, from Durango. Also grew up in Arizona, but mainly here. Married a local as well. Love the out doors. Hiking, Water activities. Love to new experiences. I speak Spanish. Grew up speaking Spanish and English. Love music and concerts. Camping when it warm. I like people and conversing with people. You can learn something new when you meet someone new. Customer service is very important and personal connections. I'm here to help and explain.
Sarah Scott State Farm Agent Team Member

Sarah Scott

Account Representative

Hi! My name is Sarah and I have 6 years of experience working at Denise Elliott State Farm Insurance in Durango. I am very efficient and help State Farm customers with the billing of their insurance policies, including Auto Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, Life Insurance, and more. I live in Georgia, went to Culinary School, but graduated from Colorado State! I love cooking, crocheting, being outdoors, reading, and spending time with my two children and two dogs!

Deven Beam

Customer Service Representative

Greetings! I'm Deven, fulfilling the role of Account Representative at Denise Elliott State Farm. Proudly originating from Bayfield, I pursued my education journey in Durango at Fort Lewis College. Beyond the office, I'm an avid traveler, collecting memories and souvenirs from my adventures across the country. Hiking, cooking, baking, and fishing are among my cherished pastimes. I look forward to assisting with your insurance questions and needs!


Greg Nelson

Insurance Account Representative

Hey, my name is Greg and I love being part of the Denise Elliott State Farm team. For 8 years, I have enjoyed helping our State Farm customers in the Durango area with their insurance needs, including Auto, Homeowners, and Commercial Insurance. I enjoy especially Life Insurance for young families. I live in Durango but my roots are in Michigan. When not in the office, I can usually be found swinging my golf clubs on a course! Give me a call for a free quote or if you would like to play a round!

Morgan Beck

Customer Service Representative

Greetings! I'm Morgan, committed to serving as your Customer Service Rep! I currently reside in Ignacio, CO and attended school at the University of Arizona. A quirky detail about me: I possess a profound admiration for the older generation and often jest that I'm an old soul at heart. Sometimes, I wish I could have lived 80 years ago! Rest assured, I'm here to cater to all your insurance queries and needs. Don't hesitate to reach out to our office for assistance anytime!

Wylen Offutt State Farm Agent Team Member

Wylen Offutt

Account Representative

Hi! I love to make sure people are taken care of in their time of need. I take pride in making sure our customers are our priority! I have lived in Colorado my entire life and absolutely love Durango. I am studying at Fort Lewis College pursuing a business economics major and an accounting minor. When not in the office, you can find me fixing an engine, working on an entrepreneurial escapade, or skiing the slopes! Feel free to wander into our office; I am anxious to meet you!


Dana Horn

Customer Service Representative

I'm Dana, your friendly Customer Service Representative at Denise Elliott State Farm. Aside from assisting you with all your insurance needs, I'm also your go-to person for notary services. Hailing from Southern Cal, I attended school at Saddleback College. At home, I share my space with Rocket, my lightning-fast heeler-corgi mix who can outrun most of the deer in our neighborhood! In my free time, I like to crochet and graphic design. One of my dreams is to pen my own cookbook someday.


Kyle Bock

Account Representative

Hello! I'm Kyle, dedicated to serving as the Customer Service Representative at Denise Elliott State Farm. While Madison, WI is my birthplace, Colorado now holds my heart. An interesting fact about me is that I achieved level 10 of a tumbler in middle and high school. Hiking, particularly in the high country, is a passion of mine, along with skiing and snowboarding during the winter months. Outside of that, I relish spending quality time with loved ones, catching up on the latest movies.


Ande Nehring

Account Representative

I'm Ande, your Account Rep at Denise Elliott State Farm. I bring a unique blend of determination, enthusiasm, and just the right touch of sarcasm to the table. Proudly hailing from this region, I share my home with Root Beer, my German shepherd mix, along with Samantha, our coonhound. And let's not forget the newest addition to our family, Baby Girl, courtesy of those two! I also pursued chemistry at Fort Lewis College, and now I'm using that knowledge into crafting my own skincare brand.

Jeff Donahue State Farm Agent Team Member

Jeff Donahue

Customer Service Representative

Hi, my name is Jeff! I have been in the Durango area since 1984 and have raised four great kids in Bayfield. I enjoy nature, being in the outdoors, and off-roading in this area is one of my favorite hobbies. I love animals and in addition to my dog and cat, I also have 16 chickens! This local community is wonderful, and I enjoy assisting our Neighbors with their insurance. I can meet both early and late in the day, so let me know when works for you to stop by and discuss your insurance needs!

Cris Rosado

Account Representative