Allstate says it's planning to add 136 new jobs in Ohio.
It will appoint 12 new insurance-agency owners in Columbus and hire 36 licensed sales representatives for new and existing agencies in the region. Remaining jobs will be throughout Ohio, including Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton and Akron. The Ohio Insurance Institute says the new jobs reflect an industry that will need insurance professionals in the years to come. Half of the state's insurance work force is expected to turn over by 2025 as baby boomers retire.