About the Company 

Balliet Gilmartin Insurance 

1440 N Washington Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509 570-346-0088. Gilmartin Insurance Agency was established in 1995 in Fairport, NY. Owner Edward Gilmartin moved his family from Scranton, PA to this Rochester, NY suburb and started an insurance agency from scratch out of his home. In 1997 the agency was sold and Edward and his family moved back to their hometown of Scranton, PA where he started his insurance agency that exists today at 1440 N. Washington Avenue in the Green Ridge section of Scranton. In 2005 Edward and his father purchased the building and had major renovations done to it. In 2006 the building won the architectural heritage good neighbor award for its improvements.

The agency has now grown to over 10,000 policies. Agency owner Edward Gilmartin has won the quality agency award from Erie Insurance Group. The award is the most prestigious award given annually by Erie Insurance. In 2016 Edward Purchased Donovan Insurance Agency, Inc. located at 445 N Main Street, Pittston PA. now called Donovan Gilmartin Insurance. In 2017 Edward purchased R.G. Balliet & Son Insurance, Inc. in Lehighton PA. now called Balliet Gilmartin Insurance. The Gilmartin Insurance Agency now spans over 3 counties and represents over 20 insurance companies. In the ever changing insurance world insurance companies look at many different factors to determine who should get their best rates. At Gilmartin Insurance we will look at all of our insurance companies and make sure that we find that company that is willing to give you their best rate so that you could get the maximum amount of coverage for the best price.

Meet Edward

Edward Gilmartin is the agency owner and President.  Edward graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 1991.  Edward opened his first insurance agency in 1995.  He has been specializing in selling commercial lines insurance for over two decades.  Edward attributes his success from hard work, honesty and giving the best priced insurance products available in the market along with servicing his customers with the friendliest and most professional staff in the business. 

Owner Edward Gilmartin was quoted by saying “we sell more insurance by giving great service and getting referrals from satisfied customers than any other means of marketing”.  Consequently, this has become their mission statement.

Meet Laurel

Laurel began working at Balliet Gilmartin Agency in 2018. She is the agency’s Customer Service Representative, who is studying to obtain her Property and Casualty License. She has 2 years of experience in the insurance industry. She also holds her Associate’s degree in Psychology and Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development. 

Laurel looks forward to servicing our customers and bringing in new business to the agency.

Meet Tyler

Balliet Gilmartin Insurances' past president and owner now acting as a consultant. Tyler has more than 8 years of insurance experience and more than 12 years of experience in managing and marketing a team as well as the business.

In 2010, he cut the ribbon on his agency selling personal and commercial insurance. Tyler is licensed in property and casualty insurance with his focus on this specialty. He has years of experience in quoting and finding the best combinations of coverage, customer service, claims, and risk evaluation.

Tyler is a member of the Chamber of Commerce as well as several local clubs. He regularly contributes to local charity events, including the local high school. Tyler holds a BA Business Management degree with a concentration in Marketing from the East Stroudsburg University of PA.

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Lisa Heller was born in NJ and raised at the Jersey Shore. Then she moved to Deerfield Beach, FL for many years. She earned an Associates Degree at Palm State College and then later earned her Bachelors degree at Cedar Crest College. Lisa has held her insurance license for 18 years with a focus on Commercial and Personal lines as well as Life insurance. In 2005, Lisa and her husband moved to Pennsylvania to start a family knowing this is one of the best areas to raise children. She has twin boys that keep her busy with sports, music, church and school work. She has many years of experience with all levels of insurance and will be a great asset to Balliet Gilmartin Insurance Agency to help clients with all of their insurance needs. 


You can count on our vast knowledge and experience in the insurance sector.
Call us at 570-386-8001 or 570-386-8002.