Established in 1947


About Us

As an independent insurance agency, our goal is to assist you in all your insurance needs. We will help you manage and plan for all your potential risks. As professionals, we assess your needs and offer you a variety of insurance products to choose from.

Service, whether it is in response to an insurance claim or general question, is the most important value we offer you.

We work hard to build a trusted relationship with our customers. We strive to make you feel both comfortable with and confident in our abilities by acting as your consultant. We want you to have the confidence in us that your parents may have had and that your children will have. We are an organization dedicated to our customers. We seek out the best companies that offer the appropriate coverages at a fair price.

Our Staff

Paul King
Phone: 952-881-2685 Ext: 101

Paul started his career in the insurance industry in 1974 with James M. King & Associates, Inc.

Paul Received a Bachelors of Science degrees in Business Administration and Labor Relations with a minor in economics from Minnesota State University.

Past President of the Bloomington Jaycees. Served on the Board and as President of the Minneapolis Independent Insurance Agents for 14 years. Served on the Minnesota Independent Insurance Agents Board of Directors for 8 years. Named Agent of the year 1988 and Young Agent of the Year 1990

Paul is married to Wife Renee, 2 Children, Sharon a 6th Grade School Teacher and Scott a NASCAR Mechanic & Jack Man.

Rochelle Smith
Phone: 952-881-2685 Ext: 110

Rochelle has been with James M. King & Associates, Inc. since 2007.  She has been in the insurance industry for over 20 years and comes to you with a wealth of knowledge and experience. 

Rochelle started writing motorcycle insurance in high school and has gone on to specialize in both personal and commercial lines.  Her career in the insurance industry includes:  Licensed Insurance Agent, Agency Manager, Customer Service Representative, and a Consultant to many agencies in process and procedures, as well as national industry education and advisory boards. She has currently transitioned herself into a full time agent with Jame M King. 

Rochelle is newly married to husband Ron and has one son, Nic who just graduated from college as a sound engineer.

Zac Dahlke
Phone: 952-881-2685 Ext: 107

Kolten Kranz
Phone: 952-881-2685 Ext: 102

Kolten started in the insurance industry in the summer of 2012 and came to James M. King & Associates, Inc  at the beginning of 2013. He is a highly motivated young man with great customer service skills and knowledge.    

Kolten was a 3 year varsity athlete for Bloomington Jefferson’s lacrosse team where he received the first annual Jaglax Game of Warriors award in 2008. Kolten also played baseball after high school with Dakota County Technical College.    

Kolten has been coaching youth hockey in the metro area for the last 3 years with Bloomington Jefferson Jaguars, and St. Louis Park Orioles.

Cort Lundeen
Phone: 952-881-2685 Ext: 103

Cort started his career in the insurance & financial services industry in 1998.  In his 15 years with Northwestern Mutual, Cort built his practice from scratch relying on referrals from satisfied clients.  He helped his clients become educated, prepared and committed to their financial security goals and objectives. 

After developing his successful practice with Northwestern Mutual Cort has decided to expand his practice to better serve his client’s total needs and become a Financial Services Independent Broker with James M King & Associates.  Cort works with his clients in Commercial and Personal Lines of Property Casualty Insurance, Life, Disability, Long-Term Care, Health Insurance and Investment planning. 

Cort Lundeen relies not only on his 15 years of knowledge and experience in the Financial Services Industry, but also on the expertise of a team of specialists available through his vast Network Connections.  Cort’s mission is to develop enduring relationships with clients by providing expert guidance and service for a lifetime of financial security. 

Cort is married to Ann, who is an accountant with Carval Investors.  He is very involved in youth hockey and enjoys golfing, fishing, hunting, all MN sports teams and live music.

Debbie Sorenson
Phone: (952) 881-2685 Ext: 106