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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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25825 Hwy 160
Durango, CO 81301-7960


About Me

Welcome to Denise Elliott State Farm Insurance! Our office is located in Durango, CO, and we have opened our Bayfield, CO office on Bayfield Parkway February 1st! We have been helping our customers in the local community with their insurance needs since 1980! We are able to assist with the insurance needs of our customers 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 can give you a hand!

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. 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 Million Dollar Round Table Agent, Lifetime President's Club, Ambassador Club Qualifier since 1996, and Crystal Excellence. I am active in the community as a member of the 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.

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


Insurance Products Offered

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

Other Products Offered

Banking, Home Loans, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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Our mission is to bring outstanding knowledge, and prompt, efficient, effective service with a smile to our State Farm customers. We believe strongly in having complete financial reviews no less than every other year. We strive to be the insurance resource for the local and extended communities in Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Michigan, and North Carolina. Give our team a call today!

My dedicated team of 11 is here to serve our Good Neighbors in Durango and beyond with many of their insurance needs. Many have been working at the Denise Elliott State Farm Agency for almost 10 years and concentrate on certain lines including Commercial, Flood, Auto, Home, Health, and Life.

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


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!


Sarah Scott

Account Representative

Hi! My name is Sarah and I have 5 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 Windsor, went to Culinary School for a year, and graduated from Colorado State! I love cooking, crocheting, exercising outdoors, reading, and spending time with my two dogs, Beau and Whipsey!

Anslee Cannon

Customer Service Representative


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!

Shealynn Pittman

Customer Service Representative

Hey there! My name is Shealynn and I joined the team at Denise Elliott State Farm in October 2022. I am very light-hearted in the office and I also have a can-do attitude! I enjoy helping our customers in the greater Durango area with many of their insurance needs, including Auto, Homeowners, Renters, and Small Business. In my free time, I like to water and snow ski, play the piano, and spend time with my rescue dog Hazel! Come stop by the office today, I would love to say hello!

Jeff Donahue State Farm Agent Team Member

Jeff Donahue

Customer Service Representative

Hi I'm Jeff. I have been in Durango/Bayfield area since 1984. Raised 4 kids in Bayfield. Love the outdoors and off-roading with my Jeep in this awesome area. Have a dog, cat and 16 chickens. Flexible with meeting times if someone needs to meet early or late. Let me know how I can assist you.

Jo Becksted

Customer Service Representative


Adronema Nehring

Customer Service Representative

Our Agency

  • Our mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams.
  • Our office is located in 25825 Highway 160, Durango CO 81301 and 1327 Bayfield Parkway. Bayfield CO 81122.
  • Our office is open Durango 8:00 - 5:30, Sat. 9- 4 and Bayfield: 8:00 - 5:00.
  • I have been a State Farm agent since 1980.

This busy insurance and financial services office has a passion to make a difference in the lives of others and better the community. We want to work alongside those who are equally committed to excellence and personal achievement. Our team is comprised of results-oriented individuals that are serious about their development.

Learn more about our agency and the career opportunities with us.
Available Positions
Please Note: This opportunity is about potential employment with an independent contractor agent who solicits applications for State Farm products and services, and does NOT result in employment with any of the State Farm Insurance Companies. The employment selection decision , terms and conditions of employment (such as compensation and benefits) are all determined solely by the independent contractor agent.