About Us - The Magnuson & Associates Team

We are a locally owned and operated insurance agency in Tucson, Arizona. Our agency offers a variety of services and contracts with most insurance companies.

We Don't Predict The Future.
We Prepare You For It.
"We would be more than happy to help you with your insurance needs. As you can see, we are a very high energy, fun spirited group of people who not only considers itself a team but a family, (and in some cases, we really are related!). We have fun in what we do and love working with our clients."
- Ray Magnuson

Raymond E. Magnuson

Principal and owner of Magnuson & Associates, LTD., an agency specializing in Employee Benefit design and implementation. Ray has been an independent consultant and broker in Tucson for over 25 years. As a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters, Ray serves on the local, State and Regional Boards. He has advanced designations from the American College as a Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant, Registered Health Underwriter, and Registered Employee Benefit Consultant. In addition, Ray earned a Bachelors degree from San Jose State University and obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of Santa Clara. Ray is a member of both the California and Arizona Bar Association.

Ray is active in the community having served on several Boards of Directors as well as serving as Presidents of Rotary International, The Brewster Center for Domestic Violence, and Casa de los Niños Foundation. Ray is currently the President to the Board of Directors of Casa de los Niños.

Phillip Magnuson

Phillip is the Property and Casualty Sales Executive and another Tucson native. He has been around insurance his entire life. With over 3 years of insurance claims history, he possesses knowledge and understanding of the property and casualty lines of insurance. With the recent addition and opportunity, he has leaned on the 50 plus years of combined experience this agency has to offer. His high energy and outgoing personality is contagious. Phillip takes pleasure in shadowing “the boss” for life and business related lessons, however he does enjoy returning the favors with his golf game.

Adriana Leyva

Adriana has been a member of our Team since 2008. She brings over 26 years of experience to her position with experience on both the Carrier and Agent side of the business. Even after all these years, she still finds great satisfaction working with our clients and their employees.  Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.  Although a native of California, she moved to Tucson in 1988.  Her favorite slogan is  Go the extra mile.  It’s never crowded

Netta Garcia

I am passionate about assisting individuals with finding cost-effective, value-driven health plan strategies that lead to greater solutions for employees. I am Highly effective at communicating and leading with proven ability to build long-term relationships, by establishing and maintaining a high level of confidence and trust. I have served people and worked in the Human Resource and Health Care industry for over 25 years! I feel the nation’s current healthcare crisis can best be solved by helping the consumer be more aware and take action in the decisions they make. I empower others to make good decisions on their health care benefits by my knowledge and active involvement staying up to date in the industry.
● I am one of the rare people who work with you year round and not just at renewal.
● I educate Individuals so they can make informed decisions.
●I am skilled and experienced in negotiating and closing deals with executive level decision makers.
●I have a passion and desire to help those who need assistance understanding the ever-changing health care system. Serving anyone seeking Medicare or Individual Benefits.

Nicole Dyson

Real Testimonials From Our Happy Customers

Magnuson & Associates brings together your insurance needs under one roof. They provided me with renters and auto insurance and took the time to review my life insurance to make sure it was enough.

All the members on the team are very knowledgeable, but on the rare case they admit they "don't know" they are always willing to research and find the answers to find solutions.

Want a local insurance agency that keeps you in mind? Look no further.

Travis D

I transitioned from being an employee to an independent contractor and needed to find a health insurance plan that was affordable and unrestrictive. Phil helped me find a great plan that I don't have to worry about!

Tommy R

Magnuson & Associates - always very professional and helpful when I need help with the modern insurance marketplace!

Charlotte V

Does benefit negotiation for companies. Understands the ins and outs of insurance, Medicare & Social Security.

Patrick O