Magelan Group is an insurance brokerage located in Phoenix, Arizona. We represent many reputable insurance companies such as Progressive, Safeco, Travelers, Stillwater, Mercury, etc. Our number one goal is to provide personalized customer service while providing best possible coverage at a fair price. We accomplish this every day by being knowledgeable, honest, reliable and passionate about what we do. Our products include but are not limited to Trucking, Business, Homeowners, Auto, Life and Health Insurance. We can find insurance solutions for any type of insurance our clients need.
Marko Knezevic is the principal agent of Magelan Group PLLC. Marko has been an agent for American Family Insurance Company for over three years. For the first nine months, he was an agent-in-training. In June of 2013, he opened his own agency in Scottsdale, Arizona. In just over two years with his own agency, he was felicitated as "Agent of the Month" for the state of Arizona. In December of 2014, he was recognized as the runner up for the "best agent" award for all the states in which American Family operates. He was honored twice as an "All American Agent" by American Family and rewarded with trips to Banff, Canada and Miami, Florida. He also qualified for American Family’s first ever Premier Leaders Conference in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Marko has demonstrated a strong ability in commercial sales and won a Gold Key award from American Family for number of commercial policies sold with large premiums. He was also admitted into the Life Diamond Club for selling the most life insurance by premium volume in the state of Arizona for 2014. Marko also won the "Financed Agent of the Year" award in 2014.
Marko Knezevic was born in the small town of Gorazde in former Yugoslavia (now Bosnia-Herzegovina), where he lived with his family until the beginning of the Bosnian war. Because of the threats against his family, his parents fled to Belgrade, Serbia, where Marko lived until the age of 15. His parents were then granted refugee status and allowed to immigrate to the United States. Marko attended Saguaro High School where he played on the varsity soccer team for three years. He graduated in 2000 and enrolled at Scottsdale Community College, where he earned his Associate Degree. With that degree in hand, he began at Arizona State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science. At age 23, Marko started Ultimo LLC, a luxury transportation company that provided transportation to clients in greater Phoenix Area. He married Annie Sandweg in 2010. They have a four year old son, Oliver, two year old daughter, Vida, and ten month old son, Teodor. Marko and Annie make their home in the North Central neighborhood of Phoenix.
Marko is an active member of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Phoenix. Marko is the current board president of Arizona Serbian American Professional and Business Network. Marko served on the church board for a year in 2014. He is also on the annual Serb Fest organizing board. Marko’s relationship to the community of former Yugoslavians is a large part of the business of Magelan Group, PLLC. In addition to his activities with the community of former Yugoslavians, he also donates to local charities, such as St. Vincent De Paul and JRDF.