Geico Celebrates 2,500 Hires

June 19, 2013 Updated Jun 19, 2013 at 6:31 PM EDT

By Kyla Igoe

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June 19, 2013 Updated Jun 19, 2013 at 6:31 PM EDT

GETZVILLE, NY (WKBW) - Good news for job seekers! A major insurance company is celebrating a milestone in the Northtowns. Thousands of GEICO employees joined Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy & Warren Buffett on Wednesday to celebrate GEICO's 2,500 associates in Western New York. Just 10 years ago, the company announced it would open a Getzville facility and hire 650 people. Today, the site employees 2,500 people. The Getzville facility is one of the largest GEICO sites in New York.