Managing General Agents - Excess/Surplus Wholesalers - Insurance Underwriters


Gary HolledererGary A. Hollederer, ASLI

Gary Hollederer is President and Chief Operating Officer.  He joined Russell Bond in 1992 as General Manager and is responsible for management of all operations.

Gary is also a partner in Access Funding LLC, offering Insurance Premium and Commercial Financing, primarily through insurance brokers.

He serves on the Board of Directors for Excess Lines Association of New York (ELANY) and Professional Insurance Wholesalers Association of New York State, Inc. (PIWA) President (2005 - 2007) He serves on IFG’s Producer Advisory Council and previously served on the Burlington Insurance Group Producer Advisory Council (2005 - 2007).

He has earned the Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI) designation and is currently enrolled in the Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) program from PLUS as well as a member of PLUS.

Mr. Hollederer is a graduate of the State University College at Buffalo. He began his career with the Travelers Insurance Company in 1973 where he was a commercial underwriter of large and small accounts, retro's.

Prior to joining Russell Bond, he held management and marketing positions with various large retail agencies in Western New York. During that period he represented his firm(s) on the Agent's Advisory Councils of the Royal; Continental and CIGNA. He has served as President of the Western New York Field Association and as Vice President of the Insurance Club of Buffalo.

Gary has held leadership positions with the Lewiston-Porter Community Alliance, Niagara Falls United Way and has served as a director on Leadership Niagara and the Niagara Falls Boys & Girls Club. In addition, he has served as a director and President of the Rotary Club of Niagara Falls.


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