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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Barbara Merten-Dubensky

800 N Old Woodward Ave
Ste 200
Birmingham, MI 48009

Just south of Tim Hortons on the east side of Old Woodward Ave

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9am - 5pm
After Hours by Appointment
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800 N Old Woodward Ave
Ste 200
Birmingham, MI 48009



Hey there Good Neighbors! Barbara Merten-Dubensky State Farm have been a proud one-stop shop or many Oakland County, Michigan, neighbors since we opened out doors in 2000. Located in Birmingham, Michigan, we are happy to add you to our growing State Farm family! I first joined State Farm in 1986 in operations then opened my agency doors in 2000. My team and I have your back, and we are here to help you bounce back from accidents and disasters when they arise. We are proud to be a WBENC -certified women owned business.

From Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills to Troy, Royal Oak, Beverly Hills, Clawson and the surrounding communities, you can count on our team to match you with the insurance plan that will fits your needs. Our plans are personalized to your individual unique situation so your feel confident you have protected the things that are important to you. We can help you provide for your loved ones with multiple life and accident insurance plans. If you are planning a move, we can help you select the appropriate insurance plan for your new home, condo or apartment. For Small Business owners, let's chat about insurance coverage to protect your business as well as retention plans for your employees. Most importantly, if you come to our office for a personal visit, our office mascot Gigi is here to greet you!

Insurance Products Offered

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

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Banking, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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Since January 2000, Barbara Merten-Dubensky State Farm has been dedicated to serving Birmingham and Oakland County MI, with the exceptional insurance coverage and personal service our neighbors need. We take a tremendous amount of pride in personalizing each of our plans to the unique lifestyles and needs of our State Farm Family, making sure that their families are protected. We offer a wide range of insurance options, including Life, Health, Home, Renters, Condominium, Auto, Motorcycle, Boat and Business plans to make it simple to take care of all your insurance needs in a single call or visit. We welcome you to join our family.

Carol Laske-Office Manager and Account Representative--Carol has over 40 decades of insurance experience working for several State Farm Agents. She came to my agency in 2007 and I can't imagine a day without her impressive knowledge of insurance that I heavily rely on. She is licensed in all lines of insurance. She is a Michigan native from Fraser. She attended Macomb Community College. In her free time you will likely catch her with a book in her hand. A fun fact about Carol is that she hopes to train a Carin Terrier as a service dog!! What makes Carol such a stand out in her field is her never wavering desire to help our policyholders in anyway!

Thomas Merten--Multi-Line Representative- Tom joined our team in 2019 with 20 years account management experience. His role is business development; customer appointments and marketing. He is a Michigan native and a Central Michigan University alumnus. He enjoys an adventure and has been known to jump out of a perfectly good airplane; he went skydiving in his 20's! He welcomes the opportunity to help customers determine what is most important to them with sound guidance and direction. His attention to details helps our policyholders know their options so they can make the appropriate decision for their insurance needs.

Carol Laske State Farm Agent Team Member

Carol Laske

Office Manager

Hi! Carol here. I have more than four decades of experience working for State Farm, and I am licensed in Life and Health Insurance. I grew up not very far from Birmingham and attended Fraser High School and Macomb County Community College. You are likely to catch me with a book in hand during my spare time. A fun fact about me: I hope to train a cairn terrier as a service dog!

Tom Merten State Farm Agent Team Member

Tom Merten

Multiple Line Representative

If you need assistance with Life or Health Insurance, I am your guy! I also handle business development and new business procurement and marketing. I am a Michigan native and completed my studies at Central Michigan University. I am never one to back down from a challenge or an adventure; in fact, I went skydiving at age 25.