Regional Leader of New York, Principal



Michael graduated from Wilkes University with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration in 2006. Shortly after graduation Michael started his insurance career with The Partners Insurance Agency as a Commercial Lines Producer. Michael quickly learned a great deal about the insurance industry through obtaining his Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), and Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) designation.

Due to Michael’s natural abilities and eagerness to learn and grow within business and the community he was offered Partnership and a Vice President role in 2010 with The Partners. In this role Michael excelled in his leadership skills growing the business substantially while helping to serve his clients.

In 2019 The Partners joined the Smith Brothers Insurance family. Michael is now the Regional Leader of New York and a Principal of Smith Brothers.

Michael is very motivated to influence and is an active member of the community. He currently serves on several boards including Midstate Mutual Agents Advisory Committee, Utica National School Task Force, Kids 4 Kids NY, Danielle House Advisory Committee, BNY Select Youth Development Program, and the BX Player Development Group.

True to Michael’s personality and leadership style his favorite quote is “Whatever happens to me today is in my very best interest and an opportunity to learn, grow, and get better.”- Carol Dweck, Growth Mindset