About Great River Insurance

Tom Rekstein, CIC, has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry and established Great River Insurance in 2007. Great River Insurance provides all types of insurance products, services and professional advice to individuals, businesses and families.

Having spent a good portion of his career in Mankato, Tom has previously led the insurance operations of a large national company as an executive Vice President and Profit Center Manager. Because of his past work experience, Tom maintains close relationships with the underwriting leadership of many of the insurance companies doing business in Minnesota. This level of communication and access to key decision makers offers our clients considerable underwriting advantages.

In 1984, he was appointed as a Certified Insurance Counselor by the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research and continues to receive this professional honor annually.


Delivering the Difference Award (2009)

Great West Casualty recognized Great River Insurance for earning the prestigious 2009 “Delivering the Difference” Award. This is awarded annually to the top Great West agency in the nation for outstanding service to their customers.

Delivering the Difference Award