Skip to content

Cordes Insurance Agency joins Missouri and Southern Illinois alliance


ST. LOUIS — Valley Insurance Agency Alliance, a group of nearly 100 independent agencies in Missouri and Southern Illinois, recently added Cordes Insurance Agency to its organization.

Cordes is a full-service insurance agency that specializes in home, auto, commercial, farm, life and health insurance.
Mark Cordes and Angie Durbin are the co-owners of the company, which is located at 1501 W. Main St. in Shelbyville, Ill.

“This partnership will give us the diversity we need to handle our customers’ unique needs,” said Cordes. “We now will feature a broader offering of insurance providers, which we know will be very appealing and beneficial to our area.”
Founded in 2006, VIAA is located at 7745 Carondelet Ave. in Clayton, Mo. The alliance generates more than $125 million in written premium and is the regional founding member in Missouri and Southern Illinois for the Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance, a $6 billion national insurance coalition. SIAA is the nation’s largest partnership of independent insurance agencies.

We welcome news about new businesses. Forward it to Illinois Business Journal Editor Dennis Grubaugh at

Leave a Comment