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It all started in a small office in Marlboro, MA & now three generations later, an innovative, full-service insurance agency!
?Established in 1928, Downey Insurance Group has grown for almost 90 years to its present function as a truly full-service agency.
Now one of the oldest Insurance Agencies in Marlborough and three generations later, we have gained the experience necessary to be, not only one of the best full-service Insurance Agencies in the area that continues to innovate, delivering world class insurance, real estate and financial solutions to for the last 30 years. ?
Originally known as The Downey Brothers Market, and drawing on the talents of my grandfather Bill Downey, Sr., who partnered with Metropolitan Insurance Company; through the generations, my father, Bill Downey, Jr., continued the legacy that became known as Downey Insurance Group. I have worked over the last 30 years methodically and strategically to create the Downey Family of Companies as it stands today.
Charlie Downey, President & CEO, Downey Insurance Agency, Inc.
Being a third generation owner of this company did not come without hard work and dedication. I received my Master’s Degree in Marketing from Nichols College, and pursued numerous opportunities for growth and expansion of Downey Insurance Group’s client base and business operations. The desire to help families, individuals, and my community; The Downey Family of Businesses has truly been a labor of love.
Currently licensed in all 6 New England states, Downey Insurance garners almost 70% of its business via existing clients & referrals while maintaining one of the highest retention rates in the industry. We are a one-stop shop to provide all of your insurance needs.
At The Downey Family of Companies; our Insurance Group provides Massachusetts, and New England auto insurance experts will shop the top carriers to find you the lowest price without sacrificing your auto and business insurance coverage. We also provide top notch services for all of your Commercial Insurance needs.
Our Realty Group will provide you with unparalleled service, professionalism and marketing expertise.
Our Financial Group will provide the security and peace of mind your family needs.
Our National Insurance Group will provide proactive and defensive strategies against disruptive technology for people, performance and profit.