Clinton State Agency, LLC

Address:  165 Main St. / PO Box 364, Clinton, MN 56225
Office Hours: 8:00am - 3:30pm (M-F)
Phone: 320-325-5400

The Clinton State Agency Inc. was started in the 1950's by the Steen family. Joe Seifert was hired in June of 1991 to manage and operate the agency for Sevrin Steen. In May of 2008, Melisa Benson was hired as an agent and secretary for the agency. In September of 2012, Joe Seifert purchased the Agency from Sevrin Steen and changed the name to Clinton State Agency, LLC. In January of 2016, Melisa Benson became a part owner in the agency. Currently, Joe Seifert has thirty five active years in the insurance business. Melisa Benson has fifteen years as an active agent. The Clinton State Agency, LLC writes independently for the following lines of insurance: Auto, Home, Life, Health, Hail, Crop, and Farm insurance.


Joe Seifert

Joe started in the banking/insurance business in 1972 at First State Bank in Graceville, MN. He was licensed for insurance in 1981. Joe started at Clinton State Agency in June 1992 as manager/agent. He is licensed in Minnesota for Property/Casualty and Life and Health insurance. He is also licensed in South Dakota for Property and Casualty insurance. Joe purchased ClintonState Agency, LLC in September 2012.

Melisa Benson

Melisa Benson has been licensed in MN since 1994. She has previously worked at insurance offices in Moorhead and Graceville. She joined Clinton State Agency in 2008 as an agent. She is licensed in MN for Property, Casualty, Life, and Health. Melisa holds the Certified Insurance Service Representative designation. She is now part owner of Clinton State Agency, LLC in Clinton, MN.