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State Farm® Insurance Agent

James B Lavelle

420 Lexington Avenue
Suite 2432
New York, NY 10170-2099

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Office Info

Office Hours

9am - 5pm
Call or text us 24 hours a day!


420 Lexington Avenue
Suite 2432
New York, NY 10170-2099


English, Spanish

Welcome to the James Lavelle Agency!

My office in located in the Graybar Building in the heart of midtown Manhattan!

The Lavelle Agency has been serving the New York City area since 1962. I am a second generation State Farm Agent now servicing the needs of residents in both Connecticut and New Jersey. Our agency goals are to protect you and your families insurance interests. My team is consisted of 7 licensed professionals, many of whom have been with my office for over fifteen years.

You can contact my office by calling or emailing us. We offer many types of home insurance, including renters insurance, condo insurance, co-op insurance, and homeowner's insurance. We also offer auto insurance, life insurance and business insurance.

My team and I look forward to hearing from you and look forward helping you with your insurance needs.

Don't let summer storms rain on your parade!! Stay protected with insurance that's there when you need it most, even in July!

¡Bienvenido a la Agencia James Lavelle!

¡Mi oficina está ubicada en el edificio Graybar en el corazón del centro de Manhattan!

La Agencia Lavelle ha estado sirviendo al área de la ciudad de Nueva York desde 1962. Soy un agente de State Farm de segunda generación que ahora atiende las necesidades de los residentes tanto en Connecticut como en Nueva Jersey. Los objetivos de nuestra agencia son protegerlo a usted y a sus intereses de seguro familiares. Mi equipo está formado por 7 profesionales con licencia, muchos de los cuales han estado con mi oficina por más de quince años.

Puede ponerse en contacto con mi oficina llamándonos o enviándonos un correo electrónico. Ofrecemos muchos tipos de seguro de hogar, incluyendo inquilinos, condominios, cooperativas y seguros de propietario. También ofrecemos seguros de auto, vida y negocios.

Mi equipo y yo esperamos tener noticias suyas y esperamos poder ayudarlo con sus necesidades de seguro.

Insurance Products Offered

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

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Our mission is to help customers manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams. We provide life insurance, auto insurance, home insurance, renters insurance, condo insurance, business insurance, and motorcycle insurance to the residents and small business owners in New York, NY and surrounding communities.


Ashely Ferreira

Office Representative

Ashely has been a member of our team for over five years. She is licensed in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. She can help you with your auto insurance and homeowners insurance in both English and Spanish.

Barbara Dalli

Barbara has been a Lavelle Team Member for over 25 years!! She can help you with your auto insurance, renters insurance, and condo insurance.

Desiree Middleton

Customer Service Representative

I've worked in the insurance industry for 3.5 years. I have worked for Jim Lavelle for 2.5 years. I am licensed in Property & Casualty in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey and focus on providing great service to customers. My favorite part of the job is the customer service. I enjoy corresponding with customers and also the great team members within the agency! My favorite color is pink and I love all things family!

Joanne Devine

Multiple Line Representative

Joanne has worked for a few State Farm Agents over the years and has been with the Lavelle Office for 15 years.

Kevin Lavelle

Kevin is my son and is a brand new member of our team. He is licensed in the states of New York, Connecticut and New Jersey. He can help with both auto insurance and homeowners insurance. Welcome Kevin!

Leila Escoto

Office Manager

Leila Escoto is the office manager for the Jim Lavelle Office. Leila has been with us for almost 20 years and is a great team leader!! Leila speaks Spanish fluently. She is licensed in both property and casualty and life and health.

Grace Byrne

Account Representative

Grace Byrne has been making significant strides since joining James Lavelle's Team in 2023. Currently focusing on Auto insurance, Fire insurance, and Business insurance, Grace is on her way to expanding her knowledge and services by acquiring licenses for Life insurance, Accident insurance, and Health insurance.