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About Kemner Iott Benz

Kemner Iott Benz is an independent insurance agency with four distinct locations in Adrian, Ann Arbor, Cassopolis, and Howell, Mich.

We are dedicated to providing you quality personal and commercial insurance policies and programs. We are not limited to any one insurance company, so we can shop the entire marketplace to give you the best personal and commercial insurance protection at the most competitive rate.

Headquartered in Adrian, Kemner Iott Benz is service driven and dedicated to supporting our clients through innovative program solutions, we provide personalized planning and aggressive claims management. In business since 1981, our team has the background and experience to deliver superior results with passion and a deep commitment to service.

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Our Story

Kemner-Iott Agency in Adrian was the beginning of a tradition of quality, integrity, and community.

Kemner-Iott Agency

Kemner-Iott Agency was formed in September of 1981 when Dan Iott and Stan Kemner merged their agencies. Prior to the merger, Stan Kemner Owned his own agency and Dan Iott worked for his father, Fran Iott. Dan purchased one of his dad’s branch offices and then merged with Stan Kemner’s agency to form the Kemner-Iott Agency. An Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) was established in 1990 upon Stan Kemner’s retirement and Kemner-Iott continued as an ESOP company until July 2016 when Kemner Iott Benz became an Acrisure Agency Partner.

Guy Eby Agency

Kemner-Iott merged with the Guy Eby Agency in Cassopolis in 1997.

Benz Insurance Agency

Kemner-Iott purchased Benz Insurance in Ann Arbor, further expanding a successful insurance firm in 2005. Benz Insurance was procured from Lee Benz, who retired the same year. Benz Insurance was originally established in 1931, and just recently celebrated its 85th anniversary as a leader in personal and commercial insurance in Washtenaw County.

Dixon-Livingston Insurance Agency

In 2006, Kemner-Iott purchased the Dixon-Livingston Insurance Agency in Dowagiac. This agency later merged with the Guy Eby Agency to form Kemner-Iott of Cass County.

Kemner Iott Benz

In 2015, to make a more cohesive brand, Kemner-Iott decided to rename all branches to Kemner Iott Benz and still operates under this name today.

Jaimeson-Allen Agency

In 2017, Kemner Iott Benz acquired the Jaimeson-Allen Agency in Howell.

Our Mission and Vision


Our Mission

We provide insurance products and services to individuals and businesses that protect and safeguard their assets from financial loss.

Our Vision

To be a premier organization that is sustained by strong relationships between our customers, our community, and our employees.



Contact us and learn more about how the Kemner Iott Benz team can serve you!