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About Mercado Insurance Services

Mercado Insurance Services is your employee benefits, commercial insurance and workers compensation specialists, located in Pasadena since 2006. At Mercado Insurance Services, we have “passion for your health!” Our goal is to exceed your expectations and earn your business for life.

Mercado Insurance Services has been recognized as a top producer and preferred agent for several carriers. Raul Mercado, the company’s president, is a top producing agent. He has served on broker committees with several industry carriers in the state. Raul has also hosted several live Spanish ESPN sports radio shows on 1330 AM and has been a frequent guest speaker for Cal CPA Society, and Society of California Accountants. View Raul’s LinkedIn profile.

Raul Mercado
President at Mercado Insurance Services
Greater Los Angeles Area | Insurance

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