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State Farm® Insurance Agent Derwin Griffith

444 Forest Road
West Haven, CT 06516-1341

Located in the Saoco Plaza

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444 Forest Road
West Haven, CT 06516-1341


English, Spanish

Derwin Griffith was born in Queens, NY but grew up on the island of Trinidad - so he knows a thing or two about the perks of a low stress, Caribbean lifestyle. It’s one of the many reasons Derwin understands the value of being able to find the right insurance plans for his policyholders. Finding a strategic approach that allow individuals, families and businesses to focus on their goals rather than on life’s uncertainties is a core value for Derwin at his State Farm West Haven, CT office.

Like Will Smith told his son in The Pursuit Of Happyness, “You got a dream, you gotta protect it.” That is exactly what Derwin and his dedicated team at State Farm West Haven, CT are prepared to do. They believe in educating customers, operating with complete transparency, and identifying the wants and needs of every individual. When it comes to getting you the a plan that meets your family's need Derwin is like a genius mathematician but rest assured, you will never be treated like a number.

If you’re in need of excellent insurance in West Haven, CT, or the nearby cities or towns of Hamden, Woodbridge, Milford or Branford, you’ll be glad to know that Derwin and his team proudly serve the entire state of Connecticut.

His State Farm West Haven, CT office focus on:

● Auto Insurance

● Homeowners Insurance

● Renters Insurance

● Paycheck Protection Insurance

● Life Insurance

● Small Business Insurance

● ATV Insurance

● Condo Insurance

● Farm and Ranch Insurance

● Motorcycle Insurance

● Rental Home Insurance

● Contractor's Insurance

● Boat Owner's Insurance

● Pet Insurance

● And more!

Some people get an adrenaline rush from skydiving or race car driving. Derwin gets a rush whenever he is able to put an insurance plan in place that has a positive impact on someone’s life. The sheer passion he has for his job has earned Derwin the recognition of his carrier and a spot in the Honor Club. Derwin is also an active member of the Waterbury Chamber of Commerce.

On the weekends, Derwin and his wife like to go out for date nights or meet up with friends to take advantage of New Haven’s impressive foodie and social scene. Working out and reading are two of Derwin’s other favorite pastimes, so in addition to coverage options, Derwin can always recommend a good running trail or book, too.

Visit the State Farm West Haven, CT office to meet our team. We are ready and waiting to discuss your insurance needs. You can also call our office or request a quote online now!

Insurance Products Offered

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

Other Products

Banking, Annuities

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Our office strives to provide our customers with the most efficient and professional service in the West Haven area including Hamden, Woodbridge, Milford, Branford, and surrounding cities. We take time to complete a personalized comprehensive review of our customer's Insurance needs. We want to be the first and preferred choice for all of our customer's Insurance needs in West Haven. We focus on Auto, Home, Business, and Life Insurance.

Bilingual staff with over 4 years of Insurance Experience. Here to serve the Greater New Haven area and surrounding towns.


Edwin Gomez

Customer Relations Representative

Edwin Gomez is a proficient insurance agent with licenses in auto, home, life, and health insurance. Born in Manati, Puerto Rico, and raised in West Haven, CT, he brings a diverse background to his profession. Joining the insurance industry in 2021, Edwin's commitment to his customers are evident in his dedication. Apart from his insurance endeavors, he is an avid book reader and a passionate horror movie fanatic. On weekends, you can often find him at his sister's house, cherishing quality time with his beloved family.


Cinthya Lara

Customer Relations Representative

Cinthya Lara is a dedicated insurance agent, licensed in auto and home insurance, currently serving at the Derwin Griffith State Farm Agency in New Haven, CT. Born in New Haven but raised in Tlaxcala, Mexico, Cinthya brings a multicultural perspective to her work. Beginning her insurance career in 2022, she has quickly become a valued asset to her customers. Outside the office, Cinthya's adventurous spirit leads her on road trips to explore new places across the country and indulge her passion for attending car shows. She shares her life with her Salvadorian boyfriend and their beloved husky, Prada, making for a happy and lively household.


Kelsie Santiago

Customer Relations Representative

Kelsie Santiago is a skilled insurance agent, licensed in auto and home insurance, with a passion for helping customers protect their assets. Hailing from Bridgeport, CT, she has deep roots in her community. Starting her insurance career in December 2022, Kelsie has quickly made a mark with her passion to serve and personalized service. When not assisting customers, she enjoys exploring new restaurants and indulging in thrilling horror movies. An alumna of Fairfield University, Kelsie cherishes her role as a mother to a beautiful one and a half year old daughter. In her leisure time, you can find her at her grandpa's house, where she delights in dancing to the nostalgic beats of 80's and 90's freestyle music.


Dana Thornbury

Customer Relations Representative

Born and raised in Georgia, I started my insurance career in 2010. I am licensed in Auto and Home insurance and my goal is to take care of our State Farm customers and keep them happy. In my spare time I enjoy being with my family, animals and exploring the outdoors. Call me today for a quote!

Available Positions

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Please Note: This opportunity is about potential employment with an independent contractor agent who solicits applications for State Farm products and services, and does NOT result in employment with any of the State Farm Insurance Companies. The employment selection decision , terms and conditions of employment (such as compensation and benefits) are all determined solely by the independent contractor agent.