A Family Tradition of Dedicated Service

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Charles J. Sellers &
Pearl M. Sellers

Charles J. Sellers & Co. was founded in 1920 by Charles J. Sellers and his wife, Pearl M. Sellers. Mr. Sellers was a pioneer in distributing group insurance, writing insurance for the employees of the City of Buffalo and the County of Erie beginning in 1937.

In 1941, Mr. Sellers started writing insurance programs endorsed by Medical Societies.  The first was the Medical Society of the County of Erie on March 17, 1941.

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Charles J. Sellers, Jr. &
Geraldine B. Sellers

In 1946, Charles J. Sellers, Jr., following WWII service in the Army Air Corps, joined his parents in the business. Together they expanded the Agency, securing endorsements from Bar Associations and Medical Societies throughout New York State.

In 1962, Mr. and Mrs. Sellers, Senior, retired. Charles J. Sellers, Jr. became President and his wife, Geraldine Sellers, who had joined the firm, became Vice President. Sellers & Co. expanded under Mr. Sellers’ leadership to write and service insurance statewide for physicians.

l – r: Mary Sellers, Charles Sellers, III, Thomas Sellers, Charles Sellers, Jr., Geraldine Sellers

 In 1991, Charles J. Sellers, III became President following twenty-two years with the Agency. A full array of products was produced for attorneys, working with the statewide New York Criminal & Civil Courts Bar Association. Mr. Sellers currently operates the Agency with his siblings, Thomas G. Sellers, Mary Sellers, and Eileen Sellers Fitzgibbons, all of whom have dedicated their professional careers to the Agency.

The Agency now includes the fourth generation of family operation and responsibility.  Amy Burnett, Ann Sellers, Kate Sellers, and Ellen Behm, all great-granddaughters of the original founders, are active in the business today.  Sellers Insurance is celebrating its 94th year in business in 2014.

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Top Row – l-r: Mary Sellers, Thomas Sellers, Eileen Sellers Fitzgibbons, Charles Sellers, III
Bottom Row l-r: Amy Burnett, Ann Sellers, Kate Sellers

  • "Recently I have had to use your disability insurance. The process was smooth and swift - the personnel were responsive and caring."

    AF, Physician, New York, NY

  • "I also have disability policies with some other companies, and I would like to emphasize that the caring and consideration afforded me by the Sellers Agency was markedly better."

    SB, Physician, Brightwaters, NY

  • "I had to use the Benefits once, and Your Company is unreal! The best experience I've ever had!…You people are there before and after!!"

    GN, Civil Service Employee, Corfu, NY

  • You are very efficient, courteous, and pleasant to deal with. Don’t change!”

    SM, Physician, New York, NY

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