An Indianapolis real estate firm and an insurance agency have reached a marketing agreement. The deal between F.C. Tucker Co. and Shepherd Insurance will create a partnership called Tucker Shepherd Insurance. May 20, 2014

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INDIANAPOLIS – F.C. Tucker Company and Shepherd Insurance, established leaders in their respective industries, have signed an exclusive marketing agreement. By joining forces, F.C. Tucker will be able to provide its home-buying clients with concierge-level service for their home and liability insurance needs. Shepherd will be its exclusive insurance partner and extend F.C. Tucker’s Home Services network of leading service and product providers. The partnership will be called Tucker Shepherd Insurance.

“I’ve known the good people at Shepherd Insurance for many years, so it was an easy decision to offer their services to our customers,” said Jim Litten, president and CEO of F.C. Tucker. “This relationship allows Tucker to solidify one-stop shopping for our clients.”

Shepherd found F.C. Tucker’s service ethic key to its choice in aligning with Indiana’s leading independent real estate company. “Tucker has always stood out for its client service and ability to connect its customers with the best service providers,” said David Shepherd, owner and CEO of Shepherd Insurance. “This is a perfect fit for us.”

F.C. Tucker’s home buyers will work through their real estate agent and a dedicated Shepherd associate to explore Shepherd’s custom insurance options. Shepherd Insurance has locations in Central Indiana and outlying markets including Columbus, Seymour and Evansville.

To learn more about the insurance options, contact your F.C. Tucker sales associate or visit


About F.C. Tucker Company

With more than $3 billion in annual sales, F.C. Tucker Company is Indiana’s largest independently owned comprehensive real estate firm with more than 40 offices and more than 1,500 sales associates throughout Indiana and select markets in Kentucky. Less than one percent of all real estate firms have the longevity of F.C. Tucker. Founded in 1918, the company’s family of businesses includes a full range of real estate services—mortgages, title insurance, relocation services, a full line of insurance products, auctioning and homeowner warranty products. F.C. Tucker has earned a reputation for its exceptional service, experienced sales associates and “Golden Rule” commitment to its clients and employees.

About Shepherd Insurance

Shepherd Insurance is a family-owned insurance agency that has delivered both commercial and personal insurance solutions since 1977. The Shepherd team is the largest provider of personal lines insurance in the state of Indiana, and takes great pride in serving as independent and objective advocates for each of their growing list of clients. In addition to insurance, employee benefits and financial products, Shepherd Insurance also includes industry-specific specialists who serve customers in niche markets such as truck dealerships, racing teams, property management, law firms, and restaurants. Shepherd Insurance writes business in 48 states, consistently receives awards for the products and services it offers, and was recently recognized by Insurance Journal as one of the Top 100 Independent Agencies in the United States.Source: F.C. Tucker, Shepherd Insurance

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