Joseph Sherman

Senior Sales Executive

Phone: 716-608-1100 x2505
Fax: 716-677-0741

1977 Graduated from Rome Free Academy Earned All American Award Swimming 3 times

1978 Attended Mohawk Valley Community College

1982 Graduated from Niagara University - BS Physical Education Swam Division 1

1985 Entered Insurance Business - Commercial Lines Underwriter General Accident Insurance Company

1988 Commercial Portfolio Underwriter Commercial Union Insurance Company

1991 Earned NYS Property Casualty & Life Insurance License

1991 Senior Account Executive Alexander & Alexander Worldwide Insurance Brokers

1994 - 2010 Served a Youth Hockey and Girls Softball Coach

1994 Senior Account Executive Liberty Mutual responsible for large commercial sales and service

1996 Senior Account Executive Hollis Boss Agency responsible for Commercial Sales

1996 Merger with Lockport Savings Bank now known as First Niagara Risk Management

2005 Earned Education for Excellence from AAMGA University - Certificate of Completion for Casualty Issues Impacting Contractors

2006 Became Principal owner / President of Burke & Byrne & Associates Inc. West Seneca NY

2008 Became a Member of The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary - Achieved Rank of Lieutenant Duties included: Program Visitor, Vessel Inspections, USCG Academy Recruiting

2008 - 2013 Member of Merchants Insurance Group Agents Advisory Council

2009 Member of the Board of Governors Attica Golf Club

2008 Appointed as a member of the West Seneca Planning Board

2016 President Southtowns Business Network