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State Farm® Insurance Agent

Cary Charlson

Cary Charlson Ins Agcy Inc

6993 35th Street North
Oakdale, MN 55128-3144

Near the Oakdale Menards Store

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Office Info

Office Hours

9am - 5pm
After Hours by Appointment
Call or text us 24 hours a day!


6993 35th Street North
Oakdale, MN 55128-3144


English, Spanish, Tagalog

I am a 43 year State Farm Agent. A father of three fine sons who are also State Farm Agents and my wife and I have been married for 46 years. We love boating and sports of all kinds. I spent many years as a College and High School football and Alpine skiing coach and I am a former US Ski Team official. Our office concentrates on Commercial Insurance especially Small Business's and Condominium and Town home Associations. My staff of eleven enjoy helping families from All around Minnesota and Wisconsin with all their Insurance needs from our offices located in Oakdale MN. Whether its Car and RV Insurance, Home Insurance, Boat Insurance, Life Insurance, Health Insurance, Pet Insurance or Business Insurance we stand ready to help with over 192 years of combined State Farm and Insurance Industry Experience! Whether you live in Oakdale, Woodbury, Cottage Grove, Lake Elmo, North St Paul, Maplewood, Cottage Grove, St Paul, Mahtomedi, White Bear Lake, Roseville, Hugo, Little Canada, Stillwater, Mendota Heights, South St Paul, Inver Grove Heights, Minneapolis, Hudson and Western Wisconsin, White Bear Lake or beyond we hope you look to us for all your Insurance and Financial Services needs.

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Insurance Products Offered

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

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Our mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. No call goes un-returned, no email un-replied to, each and every day. Our Office Staff of eleven has 192 years of State Farm experience! Our motto is: We want to have quality conversations with our customers from time to time so they have the coverage they want at the lowest possible cost! Knowledge is king. The better we know you, the better we can serve you.

Our Staff with over 192 years of experience are Shelley Reynolds, Sue Schneider, Sally Mamola, Sara Anderson, Ayrin Yasis, Jeryl-Lyn Zilka, James Smith , Paige Burdick, Adolfo Castro, Nora Rahe and Gracie Zilka. We are trained and ready to help you. Mon-Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm, after hours by appointment. Virtual appointments are also available. Claims always come first, we are here to help you thru the process. Some of our products; Auto, Home, Business, Life, RV's, Boats, Motorcycle, Snowmobiles, ATV's, Trailers, Cabins, Renters Insurance, Townhome and Condo unit owners policies, Disabilty Insurance and more!

Sue Schneider State Farm Agent Team Member

Sue Schneider

Office Manager

I've been a team member of the Charlson Agency for 43 years. As Office Manager I enjoy helping people with their insurance needs (especially Life Insurance) & love it when they believe in me enough to refer relatives and friends to the Agency. I enjoy being with my family, I have a daughter Deb and son Michael whom I'm very proud of and have awesome Grandchildren and love that I can be part of their lives!

Ayrin Yasis State Farm Agent Team Member

Ayrin Yasis

Office Manager

Ayrin has 11 years of Insurance experience with State Farm and is our current Office Manager. Prior to joining the insurance business, Ayrin spent the first 25 years of her career working for Border Foods, a franchisee for the Yum! brands. Ayrin is licensed in auto, fire, life, health, and business insurance. Ayrin is motivated by and sees success in helping others by providing top notch customer service. In her free time, she loves spending time with her friends, family, and her daughter. Ayrin is an active member of the Minnesota Dragon Boat Club!

Sally Mamola State Farm Agent Team Member

Sally Mamola

Customer Service Manager

I have been with State Farm for 25 years. My passion is to teach my customers about their insurance needs so they can make informed decisions. I’m licensed in auto, fire, life, health and business insurance. I have worn many hats during my life but they have all involved my desire to help people. I have worked as an Occupational Therapist, Big Box Retail Manager, District Human Resource Manager. I lost my husband over 10 years ago to cancer which prompted my move back to MN, where I was born and raised. I have a son, step son and step daughter and 7 grandchildren that I like to visit in CA. When I’m not working I enjoy reading a good book and spending time with friends and family.

Shelley Reynolds State Farm Agent Team Member

Shelley Reynolds

Customer Service Representative

Shelley has 42 years of experience with State Farm. 25 years of the State Farm Regional Office in Woodbury MN and 18 years at The Charlson State Farm Agency in Oakdale MN. She is a wife, mother and grandmother of 7. Shelley enjoys helping customers with their needs and making the office a happy environment to work in. She lives in Mahtomedi MN with her husband and 2 cats, enjoys reading, gardening and sewing.

Sara Anderson State Farm Agent Team Member

Sara Anderson

Customer Service Representative

My name is Sara Anderson and I am a single mother to a fourteen year old daughter who is a professional artist and the light of my life. I am the Commercial Account Manager for the Charlson Agency and have worked for the Charlson Family since 6/12/2017. I am a resident of Woodbury and enjoy spending time with my daughter, reading, crocheting and make short films for YouTube in my spare time.

Nora Rahe State Farm Agent Team Member

Nora Rahe

Nora returned to her home state of Minnesota in 2020 after a lifetime in California- where she raised her son and enjoyed the beauty of the Bay area. Utilizing her communication and management skills, Nora provides top - notch customer service, industry knowledge and expertise, and the desire to find the greatest possible coverage for her customer's individualized needs. When not working in the office, Nora enjoys running along the river, traveling, knitting and cooking.

Jeryl-lyn Zilka State Farm Agent Team Member

Jeryl-lyn Zilka

Account Representative

I’m Jeryl-lyn. I started with State Farm in 2020 and I have been in customer service for 25 years. I am new to the insurance world and love that there is no “one size fits all” policy and every day is a new learning experience. My family consists of one husband, two daughters and two dogs, Jack & Emma. Some of my favorite things to do are: spend time with my friends & family & spend summer weekends at our cabin in Wisconsin

Paige Burdick State Farm Agent Team Member

Paige Burdick

Office Representative

Hello! My name is Paige and I'm fairly new to the insurance world. I have my license in Auto, Fire, Life and Health. I am dedicated and strive to help people with what they need. I take the time and do things right, so you KNOW you can count on me. Outside of work you can find me spending time with family, traveling, event planning and watching my favorite show on Monday night!
Gracie Zilka State Farm Agent Team Member

Gracie Zilka

My name is Gracie. I’ve been working here in the office with my mom, Jeryl-lyn since April of 2021. I’m licensed in auto and fire. I love dogs with a passion, especially my Rottweiler at home.

Adolfo Castro State Farm Agent Team Member

Adolfo Castro

Hello, My name is Adolfo Castro. I am new to insurance but have over 24 years of customer service experience. I have worked in the banking world for many years. I am excited to start this journey in insurance as it will give me a chance to truly help people with their coverage needs. I have an amazing wife and a wonderful 5 yr old son who is everything to me, and 2 cats. I enjoy traveling and watching soccer (futbol) and my free time is spent with my wife and son. Hablo Español!

James Smith State Farm Agent Team Member

James Smith

Insurance Account Representative

James recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire with a bachelors degree in finance. James enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding, fishing, hunting, golfing, bowling, trap shooting, and traveling with family and friends. James was inspired to become an insurance producer because he enjoys helping people. James places an emphasis on customer care and believes that everyone should be completely indemnified if a major loss were to occur. Contact him for a quote today!