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Merchants Insurance Group

Merchants Insurance Group

A common area for exercise, informal meetings and casual gatherings is one of the new additions to the Buffalo headquarters of Merchants Insurance Group. The property and casualty insurance company has been doing business throughout the Northeaster and North Central United States since 1918.”

Merchants Insurance Group was founded in 1918 and provides quality property and casualty insurance protection. The company provides financial protection to businesses and individuals in the Northeastern, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwestern United States. Merchants Insurance Group is rated “A-” by the A.M. Best Company.

President/CEO/owner: Robert M. Zak, President and CEO


Location(s) /local & international: Headquarters and regional office in Buffalo; regional offices in Hauppauge, New York; Mount Laurel, New Jersey; Bedford, New Hampshire.


Website address: www.merchantsgroup.com


Type of business: property and casualty insurance company


Current work force (full & part time):309

Our Company mission: To be the property/casualty insurance company independent agents trust most to serve their valued customers. We believe trust is earned through high credibility, reliability and intimacy, and a low self orientation. We exist to provide policyholders with peace of mind so they may live their dreams.

Corporate culture: Casual dress code


Training programs: Trainee positions available


Higher education tuition assistance: Graduate certificate, Master and PH.D Programs, and Designations


What do employees like best about working for the company:  Co-workers, benefits and open communication throughout the company


Community involvement: United Way, Day of Caring, charity of the month etc.


Employee benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(K)


Types of positions: Claims, Underwriting, Information Technology, Actuarial, Accounting.


Where/how to apply: Apply online at: www.merchantsgroup.com