State Farm® Insurance Agent Steve Shipman

(816) 228-6696
2690 SW 7 Highway
Blue Springs, MO 64014-4845

On the East side of Hwy 7 between Blue Ridge Bank and Subway

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2690 SW 7 Highway
Blue Springs, MO 64014-4845


About Me

I love being a State Farm Agent. We have a strong team who I consider family. I take care of a lot of my relatives because I know no one will take better care of them than me. And by the same token, I try to treat our customers as family. We would love to add you to our family also!

My wife, Linda, and I have lived in Blue Springs for over 44 years and I have been a State Farm agent for over 37 years. We raised our two children here and now enjoy spending time with our three grandchildren in the Kansas City area. Independence, Lee's Summit, and Grain Valley are also like home to us.

At Steve Shipman State Farm Insurance Agency, we know that insurance can be confusing and frustrating. We hope to be able to help you with your unique insurance and financial services. Call us today for a free auto insurance quote or to learn how to bundle your auto and home insurance. We can also help when you are relocating to the Kansas City metro area, both in Missouri and Kansas. Please feel free to reach out to us by phone or email, or even stop by our office! We would love to meet you. Whether you phone, email, or stop by, we would be glad to help you learn about life insurance or how to protect your family from any unexpected situations.


Insurance Products Offered

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

Other Products Offered

Banking, Home Loans, Mutual Funds, Annuities

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State Farm's mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. We focus on Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Life and Business Insurance throughout Blue Springs and Eastern Jackson County. Here to help life go right!

We have a great team! Terry is our newest team member, but he has loads of insurance experience. Teresa & Paige are eager as always to help. Come in or call today!

Teresa Newport State Farm Agent Team Member

Teresa Newport

Assistant Office Manager

Teresa has been with Shipman State Farm for over 13 years. Teresa is from Independence. Teresa and Jamie, her husband, have three grown children. Teresa and Jamie went to church with us and formerly owned a sign business here in Blue Springs. She was a perfect fit for us here and helps greatly in managing our office. Not only does Teresa train our personnel, but she is licensed in auto insurance, home insurance, and even life insurance. She also works with our friends who own their own businesses and need business insurance. Teresa puts in long hours and will take care of you and your insurance needs as if they were her own. If you aren't acquainted with her, you should be. Call her for any assistance with your insurance needs.

Paige Gordey State Farm Agent Team Member

Paige Gordey

Account Representative

Paige has lived in the Kansas City area her entire life. She graduated from Odessa High School and Metropolitan Community College at Blue River. Paige just recently got married so she is a newlywed! She LOVES animals, especially dogs. She is “mama” to two beautiful labs, Cleatis and Remi. She also loves the outdoors and spends her free time camping and off-roading.

Paige has been with our office 5 years and works daily with auto insurance, home insurance including renters insurance and rental property insurance. Since she loves the outdoors, boat insurance, ATV/UTV insurance and travel trailer insurance is right up her alley. Paige is now also licensed in life insurance and looks forward to helping those who wish to protest their families!


Terry Black

Account Representative

Steve likes to refer to Terry as his “New Intern” even though Terry has over 30 years in the insurance business and has the Associated Risk Management designation. Terry focused on the Flood industry in the last part of his corporate career. He enjoys helping people understand their insurance coverage's and talking about their financial goals.

Terry and his wife Janet have lived in Blue Springs since 1986 and will celebrate their 41st wedding anniversary this year. They have two grown sons, two great daughter-in-laws, and three grandchildren that live in the Kansas City area.

Terry would love to have you come by and get a cup of coffee or a bottle of water and discuss your financial needs so he can get to know you and your family!

Bethany Morrison State Farm Agent Team Member

Bethany Morrison

Customer Service Representative

Bethany is the newest member of our team, but she has already been with us for about nine months. She comes in with a great knowledge of the industry as she has had previous experience with auto insurance, home insurance, and renters’ insurance.

Bethany graduated from Raytown High School, so she is familiar with the Kansas City area. She is a lover of the arts, both fine and visual. She has a passion for reading, and you may have seen her playing pool in Blue Springs. Along with her significant other, Zane, they have two beautiful children, a 9-year-old girl, and a 2-year-old son. They also have a 7-year-old Scottie, Marley.

Grateful for her insurance background, Bethany is looking forward to growing within our agency and further developing her relationships with our insureds.


Linda Shipman

Office Manager

As Steve often refers to me, I am his "first wife" or his "favorite wife". Actually I am his only wife. We met in college where I got my business administration degree. We have been married for 47 years so I have always been around and involved, but most of the early years I was at home raising our two kids. When our youngest went to college, my career really began. Although I am licensed to help you with your auto insurance and home insurance, my job is Office Manager. I primarily take care of payroll, paying bills, supplies, and writing scripts like this! Anything non-insurance. Since many of our insureds are our friends or have become our friends, I love seeing them when they come in the office. And I love to help whenever I can. Please stop in to see us or give us a call. We are here to help make life go right!

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.