Our Team

Meet your local insurance experts.

Outstanding service starts with an outstanding team. Meet the professionals behind Schaefer Agency.


John Schaefer – President

John joined Schaefer Agency in 1989 and has owned the agency since 1994. Prior to Schaefer Agency John was employed by Fortune 500 businesses in sales and marketing positions. John received a B.S. in Business Administration specializing in Marketing from Colorado State University, graduating with High Distinction. John has been honored to be chosen by several insurance companies to serve on their Agent’s Council, a forum of discussion and feedback to the company from the “real world” of insurance clients and agencies. John understands the client’s needs. In over 23 years as a licensed Independent Insurance Agent, John takes great pride in putting the interests and needs of the client first and foremost.


Peggy Gonzales – Personal Lines Specialist

Peggy Gonzales is a licensed Property & Casualty Insurance Agent with expertise in personal lines and customer service. She manages our personal lines which consist of a wide variety of auto, home, boat, motorcycle, RV, rental dwelling, liability umbrella, and other personal products. She has been licensed since 1976 and she has been a part of the Schaefer Agency team since 1997. Peggy provides a wealth of information for clients in helping them understand the type of insurance that they need and explaining how it will benefit them. Our clients seek her out to discuss their insurance issues because they know that she can handle them quickly and efficiently.


Ann-Marie DelMonte – Commercial Lines Producer

Ann-Marie joined Schaefer Agency in 2011. She is licensed in Property & Casualty Insurance with specialization in commercial products. Ann-Marie has over 14 years in the insurance business, mostly as an independent agent. Her previous employment with a very large, multi-state agency provided Ann-Marie with a wide array of experience and knowledge. Ann-Marie has stated that she really enjoys being able to utilize this experience with the “customer comes first” orientation of Schaefer Agency. Her solid relationships with many insurance companies enhance Schaefer Agency’s ability to provide the best services that fit our clients’ individual insurance needs. Ann-Marie provides customer service after the sale to both new and existing customers. This has her being a favorite with a broad range of customers in Southern Colorado.


Kimberly Garcia

Kimberly Garcia is licensed in Property/Casualty and Life/Health, she specializes in personal lines with am an emphasis on customer service. Kimberly has been licensed since 2003 & with the Schaefer Agency since 2017. Kimberly has strong ties with the local community through her volunteer work and several small family businesses. She takes protecting your family seriously and enjoys having the opportunity to find the coverage that suits each individual’s needs.


Monika Torrez

Monika Torrez is a licensed Property and Casualty Insurance Agent and part of our Commercial Lines Department. Monika has been licensed since 2009 and with the Schaefer agency since 2018. Monika enjoys helping customers find the right coverages for all their insurance needs and also ensuring the customer leaves with a better understanding of their coverages.


Jack Schaefer – Founder

Jack started his insurance career in the Pikes Peak Region, by opening the Schaefer Agency in 1952. He headed the agency for over 40 years. It is Jack’s core values of honesty, guidance, and making the needs of the customer primary, combined with a diligent work ethic that we still strive for today. Schaefer Agency’s wonderful reputation for the highest integrity is rooted with our founder, Jack.


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