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President & CEO

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Kim Grant

VP Business Development

Rob Leteste

Economic Development Analyst

Olivia Hill

Senior Business Development Specialist


Buffalo Niagara has innate advantages perfectly suited to support your insurance company expansion or relocation. Our talented and affordable workforce, low cost of living, accessible amenities, easy commute, and hardworking talent pipeline are just a few reasons why you should consider Buffalo Niagara.

workforce 8,700 current insurance industry employees in Buffalo Niagara
5,000+ graduates in insurance related degrees annually
47 colleges & universities within 100 miles of downtown Buffalo

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“The quality of the people in WNY has been key to Merchants Insurance thriving for over 100 years. They are well educated, have a strong work ethic and, more importantly, care about each other and their customers. That’s what the ‘City of Good Neighbors’ is all about.” - Bob Zak, Chair of Board, Merchants Insurance Group