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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Catherine Riedstra

Riedstra Insurance Agency Inc

(805) 466-4355
3591 Sacramento Drive, Suite 114
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-7256

Down the street from the Goodwill

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After Hours by Appointment
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3591 Sacramento Drive, Suite 114
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-7256



July is a great month to go to a baseball game! If you are a current customer, give our office a call. We love our customers so much that we're hosting a customer appreciation even at our local baseball stadium.

I am a second-generation State Farm Agent who is deeply rooted in the values, history, and reputation of the company I represent. After a two-decade career in higher education, first as a Cuesta College Counselor and then Dean of Student Services, I decided to build upon my legacy of making a positive impact in my community by opening my own State Farm agency. I love helping customers to better plan for the future and ultimately realize their dreams. My State Farm San Luis Obispo, CA office offers auto insurance, homeowners insurance, life insurance and more. We are committed to replacing uncertainty with confidence one policy at a time.

My team and I are honored to serve the individuals, families, businesses, and neighbors in our community. It is important for me to get to know my customers, identify their goals, understand their values, and arm them with all the information they need to choose the coverage that is right for them. Dedicated to being the go-to agency for all things insurance, we have made it our priority to protect what matters most to our policyholders. Giving people the confidence and assurance to live life to the fullest is what motivates us every day.

My agency operates out of San Luis Obispo and serves the local residents as well as those living on the Central Coast; Paso Robles, Atascadero, Creston, Templeton, Santa Margarita, Avila Beach, Shell Beach, Pismo Beach, Grover, Arroyo Grande, Huasna, Nipomo, and The Mesa. Licensed to service the entire states of California, Arizona, Nevada, and Oregon, my State Farm office offers:

  • Auto Insurance

  • Homeowners & Renters Insurance

  • Health Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Business Insurance

  • And more!

State Farm’s focus on being a Good Neighbor aligns closely with my own personal values. I am an advocate for giving back to those who have allowed me to thrive personally and professionally. I am an active member of The Rotary Club, The Chamber of Commerce, and The National Association of Women Business Owners. I also donate to deserving organizations such as Woods Humane Society, Family Care Network, Operation Surf, One Cool Earth, and Jack's Helping Hand.

I am a Cal Poly SLO grad and hold a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Master of Arts in Education. I was born and raised in the Golden State and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Together with my husband, we're raising 5 kids (including triplets) and a yellow lab. In my rare and cherished free time, I love listening to live music, eating at local restaurants, attending my alma mater’s baseball games, camping with friends, and wine tasting.

I would love to be your agent and get to know your family. My experienced team and I are here for any of your insurance questions and needs. Want to get started today? Call our office for a quote today!

Insurance Products Offered

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

Other Products

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In San Luis Obispo, our agency is committed to surpassing expectations by tailoring our services to meet your individual needs. Our devoted team of insurance professionals goes above and beyond to provide you with a comprehensive range of insurance and financial offerings. Our primary focus is safeguarding what is truly important to you – your loved ones and valuable assets. Rest assured, your protection is our top priority, and we are dedicated to delivering the exceptional assistance you deserve.

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Catherine, Amy, and Amanda are committed to helping you with all your insurance needs. Whether you have questions, need assistance, or want support, don't hesitate to reach out – call, text, email, or stop by our San Luis Obispo office. We're here to provide you with the assistance you deserve!

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Amy Callihan State Farm Agent Team Member

Amy Callihan

Account Associate

Amy enjoys building State Farm customer relationships while helping them with their auto, homeowners, life and health insurance needs. Born and raised in California, she has lived in San Luis Obispo County for 10 years, and loves spending time with her family while enjoying everything the Central Coast has to offer; beautiful hikes, wine tasting, and long walks on the beach.
Amanda Panaro State Farm Agent Team Member

Amanda Panaro


Amanda was born in Indiana but moved to Durango, CO when she was 9 years old. She went on to study Elementary Education in Denver, CO and moved to San Luis Obispo to escape the snow in 2014. Since then, she has been loving all that the Central Coast has to offer. She has 2 little boys that can always be found playing on the beaches or local parks and enjoying the warm sunny weather. She is excited to be a part of the Catherine Riedstra team and looks forward to helping you with all your insurance needs.

Available Positions
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.