Meet Our Team

Matthew  List
Matthew List


Josie Johnson
Josie Johnson

CFO/Surety Bonds

Seth Harper
Seth Harper

Account Executive

Crystal Hill
Crystal Hill

Marketing Mgr.


Your Premier Source for Workers Compensation, Commercial General Liability, and Bonds in the Coachella Valley and all of Southern CA

Desert Cornerstone Insurance Service, Inc. Celebrating over 10 years of Service to Our Clients

Desert Cornerstone Insurance Service, Inc was started in March 2006 by Matthew J. List.  He has been in the business since 1993 and working in the Coachella Valley area since 1993.  Our staff has been working together for over 20 years and we all live in the Coachella Valley area. 

Desert Cornerstone Insurance Service, Inc. focuses on working with the non-profit world, such as the local Boys and Girls Club of Coachella Valley and other non-profit organizations.  We also specialize in providing commercial, retail, business, and construction insurance. Additionally, we support local union members such as Firefighters, Police Officers, Professors, and Teachers by offering a discount to our services. Click here to see more union informaiton and updates.

The owner of Desert Cornerstone Insurance Service, Inc. serves as a board member for Coachella Valley Rescue Mission located in Indio, Ca. This agency serves the homeless population located in the Riverside County.  He has served on previous boards such as Habitat for Humanity of the Coachella Valley, Inc. located in Palm Desert, Ca and Desert Contractors Association located in Palm Desert, Ca .  He is also very involved with his local church as well Love of Christ Community Church located in Indio, Ca.

Desert Cornerstone Insurance Service, Inc. is a full service agency able to meet the needs of a small business entity to a large business with over 100 employees.  No client is too small or too large that we can’t meet the needs of the client. Business Built on Trust is our theme and a commitment we have with our clients and the community at large.




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Desert Cornerstone Insurance and their team have done a great job for our organization. Thanks for being a trusted agent.

- Jim D

Thank you Desert Cornerstone Insurance for always being professional and taking good care of our business.

- Debby K

Matt, your team of professionals have always done a great job servicing my business. Thank you so much!

- Diane W

Matt List and staff thank you for providing great service for our church, Love of Christ Community Church.

- Pastor Tony Williams Sr.

Matt went above and beyond to help me get my claim submitted in a timely manner. I would definitely recommend this company.

- Sarah H

This is a great insurance company. The owner of the company is there for there for his client's needs, and always looks out for their best interest.

- Bernice Perez

Desert Cornerstone took the time to clearly understand my business and advise me on what I actually needed. Very nice & professional.

- Al Perez

Matt and his team are great to work with. They're all around nice people and care about your needs.

- Matt Gonda

Desert cornerstone are by far the best insurance brokers i have ever worked with. Never had any problems with them when requesting items.

- Ruben Mederos

Desert Cornerstone has been a tremendous help to our charity in maximizing our insurance dollars-- and getting us the best coverage!

- Eldon Baber

There is no one better in the business. I send my family, my clients and they handle my business and personal insurance needs. Just great people!

- Timothy Taylor

Desert Cornerstone Insurance is extremely knowledgeable and quick to help. They made understanding our policy simple.

- Robert Janelle

Staff very friendly, and very quick to assist me! Got pulled over didn’t have my insurance card and within minutes they emailed me ID cards!!

- Elicia Arce

Great customer service, very reliable, always finding a way to fit your standards, Desert Cornerstone is the place to go

- Andres Saenz Jr.

Great company to work with.

- Heather Mahaffey

Great service. Love the knowledgeable staff.

- Raul Avila

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