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About Our Agency

McArdle Insurance Agency provides comprehensive insurance options.

We are your trusted independent insurance agency.

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Your family, your business, and your possessions are all important to you, but you may not know how to best protect them. We have the experience to navigate the unique risks you face, serving as your insurance advisor.

Meet Our Founder

Mark McArdle started his insurance career in 1978 as a claims adjuster with Erie Insurance. Mark later became a branch sales manager and assistant vice president with ERIE before opening McArdle Insurance Agency in Columbia in 1987.

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We’re Family-Owned

As a family-owned agency, Mark’s children Brendan and Kristen are proud to work alongside their father.

Service with the Golden Rule.

At the McArdle Insurance Agency, we pride ourselves on providing the kind of service that we expect to receive ourselves. With over 100 years of combined experience, our staff is excited to work with you to analyze your risks and tailor a program that best fits your needs.

Solutions that fit your needs.

As an independent agency, we quote your insurance with multiple carriers, allowing our agents to give you the power of choice. We have the ability to shop for a program that fits your budget while providing broad coverage and top-notch customer service. We find ways to keep you and your assets safe and protected through customized packages stemmed from a simple and efficient consultation.

Why Go Independent?
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As an independent agency, we are here to help you find the right coverage.

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2019 Insurance Advocate of the Year | Maryland SBA


2015 Erie Insurance Giving Network Agent of the Year

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Our Mission Statement

At McArdle Insurance Agency, our mission is simple. We strive to provide you the kind of service that we expect to receive ourselves. We help you make smart decisions—protecting you from the unexpected and planning for the predictable.


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The Advantage of an Independent Agency Working for You

What makes our independent agency different?

Find Out How


Personalized insurance solutions.

Get the power of choice when it comes to finding the right insurance for your situation. We offer a wide variety of policies and price points to choose from.


Friendly, knowledgeable service.

Rely on us to simplify the insurance process, from advising you on your risks and solutions, to advocating on your behalf to the insurance company.


Building trusted relationships.

Count on us to be there for you every step of the way with personable and professional service so you always have the right coverage for your needs.

Insurance Solutions We Specialize In

We specialize in a variety of coverage options to meet your unique insurance needs.

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