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Richard Hale

Marketing Director at Merriam Insurance Agency
376 Broadway
Schenectady, New York 12305

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Merriam Insurance Recipient of 2018 Best Practices Award

Richard Hale

Marketing Director at Merriam Insurance Agency
376 Broadway
Schenectady, New York 12305

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Merriam Insurance is pleased to announce that we have been selected as a Best Practices Agency for 2018. Merriam Insurance qualified by ranking among the top performers in the annual Best Practices Study conducted by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”). The purpose...

Merriam Insurance Welcomes Lisa Rice

Richard Hale

Marketing Director at Merriam Insurance Agency
376 Broadway
Schenectady, New York 12305

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The Merriam Insurance family is proud to welcome Lisa Rice, the newest addition to our team, Health Benefits Account Executive. Lisa has been advising New York State businesses and organizations regarding their benefits needs for over 20 years, and has excellent relationships with all the health insurers in the region....

SCCC Foundation Receives $5,000 Donation

Richard Hale

Marketing Director at Merriam Insurance Agency
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The Merriam Insurance Agency is pleased to announce that it has donated $5,000 to the Jenson E. Merriam Memorial Scholarship through the SCCC Foundation. Designed by the Merriam Insurance Agency, the scholarship is named in memory of Jenson Merriam (November 5, 1993–December 23, 2011). Jenson, a former SCCC student, was...

Jenson Merriam Memorial Scholarship

Richard Hale

Marketing Director at Merriam Insurance Agency
376 Broadway
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Designed by the Merriam Insurance Agency and funded in part through employee contributions, the Jenson Merriam Memorial Scholarship is named in memory of Jenson Merriam (November 5, 1993–December 23, 2011). Jenson, a former SCCC student, was a gifted writer, illustrator and filmmaker. His passion for helping others will live on...

Brian Merriam Recipient of Rotary-Steiner Award

Richard Hale

Marketing Director at Merriam Insurance Agency
376 Broadway
Schenectady, New York 12305

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The Merriam Insurance Agency is pleased to announce that our president, Brian H. Merriam, has been selected as the recipient of the Schenectady Rotary Club‘s inaugural Rotary-Steiner Award. Created with the aim to honor the memory of former Schenectady County Chamber of Commerce president and local Rotarian, Chuck Steiner, this award recognizes an individual or organization that demonstrates...

Merriam Rises in 2018

Shannon Piegaro

Shannon is a graduate of the University at Albany with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. She is a licensed insurance broker currently assisting clients with their service needs. Shannon also helps run Merriam Rises, which benefits specifically chosen organizations every quarter through volunteer work and fundraising. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her loved ones and can often be seen performing in local theatrical productions.
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Merriam Rises Since its inception, the Merriam Insurance Agency has been involved in many charitable endeavors. One of the three tenets of our corporate mission statement is to . . . “contribute to the well-being of our community” . . . be it our immediate community or in another part of the United States,...

The Merriam Agency Acquires Scherff Insurance Agency, Inc. of Gansevoort

Brian H. Merriam, CPCU, ARM, AAI

376 Broadway
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Merriam Insurance Acquires Scherff Insurance Agency We are excited to announce that we have acquired a local insurance agency, formerly known as Scherff Insurance Agency, Inc, based in Gansevoort, NY.  The addition is an enhancement to not only our agency, but, we hope, to the markets and clients that we are...

Sandy Adams: In Memoriam

Brian H. Merriam, CPCU, ARM, AAI

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It is with great sadness that we tell you of the passing of our friend and colleague, Sandy Adams. Sandy joined the Agency in 2011 and quickly became an integral part of our Health Benefits department. She brought a wealth of knowledge relating to health benefits, benefit providers and the...