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Joseph W. McCartin Insurance, Inc. is your trusted independent insurance agency throughout the Baltimore-Washington Metro Area.

Your family, your business and your possessions are all important to you, but you may not know how to best protect them. We have the experience to navigate the unique risks you face, serving as your insurance advisor.

What Sets us Apart


As an independent insurance agency we have great relationships with many well-known, reputable insurance companies, giving you the power of choice.


Our insurance agents have years of experience in the insurance industry and serve as your advocate from selecting coverage through filing a claim.


Our insurance agents have a strong passion for insurance and protecting what you value most in business and in life. We treat our customers like family.

Who We Are

Joseph W. McCartin Insurance, Inc. is a local, family owned and operated, independent insurance agency offering competitive insurance rates and delivering award-winning service since 1967. We offer insurance solutions to the individuals and businesses in Washington, DC and surrounding areas, with our specialties in Home InsuranceAuto InsuranceLife InsuranceGeneral Liability Insurance and Workers’ Compensation Insurance.

Being an independent agency means that we have the flexibility to shop multiple insurance companies to help find our clients the best coverage at the right price. We strive to develop long term relationships with our customers and to deliver to them a quality product and professional service at a great value.

Our commitment to service and value

It’s one thing to say that you’re a family business and another to be a family business. At Joseph W. McCartin Insurance, that not only means owning the business since 1967, but it also means having a McCartin in the office and available to you every day for 50 years!

We have three generations of our family invested in this business and therefore, we take greater accountability for the services that we provide. After all, we’re not just voices on the phone. We’re the guys you went to school with, the folks you meet in church and the parents you see cheering in the stands. In short, if something goes wrong, you know where to find us. As a result, we go above and beyond other agents to deliver unbeatable service and value, and we have the industry recognition to prove it.

Our purpose is to earn your trust

Our Core Values

Do what you say and be accountable

Constant improvement

Commitment to best results

Take care of the team

Do the right thing, always

Our highly skilled insurance agents make your financial security their priority

Most insurance companies deal with policy numbers, files and records. At Joseph W. McCartin Insurance, we deal with people, parents, neighbors and friends. So you’ll find that our agents are well educated and highly skilled in the details of insurance. We work together as a team to ensure that you have the best expertise available to you. Most importantly, we try to meet each of you personally; because the better we know you, the better we can serve you. Find out why we’re the best choice for your family.

After all, peace of mind is not only knowing that you’re covered in an accident or emergency; it’s also knowing that you won’t have to go through it alone.

Erie Insurance Awards

F.W. Hirt Quality Agency Award

2007, 2015

The Samuel P. Black Award


Homeowner Elite Award

2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Branch Elite

2011, 2013, 2014

Life Recognition Award

2007, 2008, 2009, 2011-2017

Firemark Award


Other Industry Awards

Best Practices Recognition from Reagan Consultants

2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2013, 2014
At Joseph W. McCartin Insurance, Inc., our mission is very simple. We strive to provide a true, concierge client experience which is unique in the insurance industry. We give clients the power of choice from top-rated national and regional insurance carriers. We offer comprehensive insurance solutions throughout the Baltimore-Washington Metro Area, including Washington, DC, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George’s, Anne Arundel and Queen Anne counties. Licensed in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington DC, Ohio and North Carolina.