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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Max James

Max James Ins and Fin Svcs Inc

1713 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001-3000

Howard/Shaw Metro Station, Howard University,The Convention center and Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library.

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Office Hours

9am - 6pm
After Hours by Appointment
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1713 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001-3000


English, Ibo, Spanish, Amharic

It’s an honor to serve my neighbors as a State Farm Insurance agent since 2003! I work with customers in Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia and all of the DMV area- including the 7th Street and Rhode Island Corridor, Convention Center, Howard University, Howard-Shaw Metro Station, Shaw Library, Howard Theatre, Downtown Silver Spring, focusing on zip codes 20001, 20002, 20010, 20910, 20783.

My office covers auto insurance, renters insurance, homeowners insurance, Condo Insurance, HO6 Insurance, life insurance, small business insurance, financial services, pay check protection insurance, surety bond, fidelity bond, errors and omissions insurance. professional liability, PET INSURANCE and more.

In my 20th year as an Insurance Agent, my true passion is to be there for my customers and team members through all the good times and bad times. I dedicate my time to protecting and growing what matters most to you — including your house, car, life insurance, business, accumulation and distribution of retirement income.

I take pride in being able to help my community, specifically supporting our under-privileged children and have worked with two local elementary schools to help provide school supplies to Cleveland Elementary School and Lamont Elementary School in MD. I also continue my work with under-privileged children by supporting a non profit that helps raise money to help them in the DC area as well as sponsoring a local football team. The greatest value that one can give is to open doors for others and help them do more in their with their lives.

We have an experienced, friendly team of licensed agents who all work tirelessly to enhance the experience of our valued customers. We work tirelessly to make the relationship to be about you, our customers and potential customers, and not about us!! I tend to think of myself as a Servant leader who is dedicated to the professional growth and development of all of my team members.

Whether you’re in Rockville, Silver Spring, Gaithersburg, Mitchellville, Bowie, Alexandria, Fairfax, DC or any town in the DMV area, I’m happy to help you! Let’s find the right option/solution for your car insurance, home insurance, renters insurance, small business insurance, or life insurance — or any of our financial services.

Please call or visit us for a free, no obligation quote/consultation.

Insurance Products Offered

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

Other Products

Banking, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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Our mission is to continually strive to be the only insurance agency that our customers will think about, when it comes to covering and taking care of most of their Financial Service needs; including protection from all the risks they face. The focus will be on our customer goals- be it in Home Insurance, Auto Insurance, Condo Insurance, Life Insurance, Business insurance, Personal Banking, Small Business Retirement Plans and/or Investing and Retirement Income- via Accumulation and Distribution stages. The agency will be dedicated to the professional growth and development of all agency team members. It is through their workmanship that we will be able to become the Agency that will continually help average people learn how to invest, insure and plan wisely for the future, in order to achieve Financial Independence at Retirement. Our agency is located to strategically serve customers in Silver Spring, Gaithersburg , Mitchelville, Bowie, Alexandria, Fairfax, District of Columbia and the entire DMV area. Our agency is licensed to serve customers in the Distrct of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland.

Fatima Figueroa State Farm Agent Team Member

Fatima Figueroa

Office Manager

Hi and welcome! I am Fatima! I am Senor Manager with the Max James State Farm team. I have 10 years and counting of insurance experience with the Max James team!

I assist our customer's in Auto Insurance, Renters Insurance, Home Insurance, Life Insurance, Health Insurance, Business Insurance and Banking services. I can help figure out the insurance products that meet your need.

Out of the office, I love spending time with my Daughter, family, and fur babies. Every year i add a new hobby to my tool box and in 2023 I tackled gardening and crocheting, I grew a passion for growing my own vegetables was able to do with my baby!

I am glad to not only be able to help our customer's but also provide my wisdom to the team!

Call us so we can help you!


Yamileth Amaya Cruz

Customer Service Representative

My name is Yamileth Amaya, I was born in El Salvador.

I’m bilingual, very fluent in Spanish and English and been living in the DMV area for the past 40 years, all in the Washington, D.C. and Maryland area.

I have worked 5 1⁄2 years with Max James State Farm office and enjoy providing great customer service to our agency customers.

I really enjoy working with our agency teammates and helping and serving customers with their insurance needs and you can reach me directly on my business cell phone - 7714440716

In my spare time, I love spending time with family and enjoy traveling and learning other cultures.


Yarisa Medina

Customer Relations Representative

Hello my name is Yarisa and I am the Rockville Agency Claims Service Laison or conduit. I have lived Maryland all my life.

I specialize in helping our agency customers with their claims as well in Banking Services. I also like educating our Hispanic customers and the the Hispanic community in understanding the benefits our services and products offer them.

On my free time , I do enjoy spending quality time with family and friends as well as fishing.

BLESSING Amobi Okafor State Farm Agent Team Member

BLESSING Amobi Okafor

Account Representative

I came into State Farm starting off as a customer with a deep hunger to gain financial independence and knowledge

This journey awakened a passion to help others who share the same goal. I found out that obtaining an insurance license will provide me with the knowledge and power to help myself, my Agency customers, and their families to achieve their financial goals.

I joined the Agency in 2016, became licensed in the States of Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia specializing in • Property and casualty insurance • Life and Health insurance.

In my free time, I volunteer at my local church and serve in my local community events. I also enjoy dancing, cooking, listening to audio books, gospel music and spending quality time with my son, family and friends.

Meron Tuffa State Farm Agent Team Member

Meron Tuffa

Account Representative

Nakia Johnson State Farm Agent Team Member

Nakia Johnson

Personal Account Representative

My name is Nakia Johnson and I was born and raised in Washington DC. I have been with Max James State Farm and Financial Services Agency for 15 years where I started as front desk ambassador, claims liaison and billing specialist.

Currently I am now licensed in Property and Casualty in the DMV area. I also specialize in Bank products and pivot to other insurance options to customer’s needs, while also building a relationship that will be helpful keeping them as a long term customers.

I am very compassionate, hardworking, professional, energetic and resourceful. One of the highest qualities about our Agency is that we are open for business and customers can come see me in person for assistance if needed.

What I like to do on my spare time is travel with friends, listen to music and being a dog mom to my lovable Yorkshire terrier.


Brittany Oarr

Customer Service Representative


Garrett Kingston

My name is Garrett! I was born and raised here in Maryland and have been a local all my life! I enjoy spending time with friends whether its skiing, bowling, or gaming.

I started working with Max in early 2023 and have been assisting customers with their insurance needs ever since! My passion is in educating anyone willing, on the benefits and assistance that insurance provides, even in scenarios where people believe insurance cannot help them.

Here at our State Farm Agency, I enjoy helping our agency customer's and potential customer's expectations to the extent possible.


George Thornton

Hello, my name is George Thornton! I am 29 years old from Philadelphia Pennsylvania. I have been living in Maryland since 2018. I currently serve as a licensed Account representative at Max James Insurance and Financial Services Agency.

I have over 2 years of experience specializing in the health insurance industry and have recently expanded to property and casualty insurance as well as banking products. I enjoy helping people take care of their needs and assist them in reaching their financial goals.

In the near future, I will one day be able to have my own agency to continue my aspirations to help people achieve financial dreams and aspirations.

When I am not working you can catch me spending time with my family. I have one baby daughter who lives at home with me and my soon to be wife as well as my mom, brother, and sister who we love dearly. I am also a big sports fan who enjoys watching football, basketball, and baseball.

I look forward to building new relationships with our agency current customers and future customers - bonding over common interests and adding value to the relationship by helping with needs and services that arise!

look forward to connecting with you soon!!