About Us

Servicing the community since 1946

  • 1946

    Ito Insurance agency was founded by Tom T. Ito began by providing insurance services to returning Japanese-American in the post war period.

  • 1948

    Funakoshi Insurance Agency was established by Willie M. Funakoshi in Little Tokyo of Los Angeles. From a one-man operation, the Funakoshi’s built the business into a highly respected independent insurance agency.

  • 1978

    Ito Insurance Agency officially incorporated.

  • 1980

    Funakoshi Insurance Agency was sold to Tim S. Manaka who joined the agency in December 1956 and succeeded as the firm’s president. The firm had grown to a staff of 16.

  • Pasadena Insurance Agent 1996

    FIA Insurance was officially established combining decades of insurance experience from Funakoshi Insurance Agency and Ito Insurance Agency.

  • Present

    Under the leadership of Tim Manaka Jr and Jim Matsushita, FIA Insurance Services is carrying on its tradition in servicing the community with courtesy, honesty and professionalism.

Our History

FIA Insurance Services has been servicing the community since 1946 combining
two agencies with over 126 years of experience.
Our staff of experienced insurance professionals is committed to building a close and enduring relationship with our clients and companies.
Due to our commitment to quality client services, we have grown to become one of the most respected insurance brokers in California.
FIA Insurance Services servicing the community since 1946 combines two agencies with over 126 years of experience. Our staff of experienced insurance professionals is committed to building a close and enduring relationship with our clients and companies. Due to our commitment to quality client services, we have grown to become one of the most respected insurance brokers in California.FIA Insurance Services servicing the community since 1946 combines two agencies with over 126 years of experience.
Mission Statement
FIA Insurance Services have been servicing the community since 1946 combines two agencies with over 126 years of experience. Our staff of experienced insurance professionals is committed to building a close and enduring relationship with our clients and companies. Due to our commitment to quality client services, we have grown to become one of the most respected insurance brokers in California.

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