About Us

Gates Insurance Agency was founded in 1964 by William M. Gates III. William Gates was a former member of the South Kingstown Town Council, past president of the South Kingstown Lions Club, past deputy chief of the Union Fire District and was involved in numerous other local organizations throughout his career.

In 1998 David R. Gates became president. Once situated on Columbia Street in Peace Dale, Gates Insurance moved to its current locaton at 238 Robinson Street in Wakefield, the Old Wakefield Post Office, in 2008.

We are an independent insurance agency located in Southern Rhode Island. Just a few miles away is the University of Rhode Island, South Kingstown's largest employer.

Gates Agency represents many A rated insurance carriers and our service is second to none. We are members of the Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island, IIARI and Trusted Choice, an organization perpetuating the values of independent agents.