• Welcome to Brown & Brown Empire State

    Greetings!  Simply stated, we are committed to providing you with the insurance and risk management "ease of business" that you expect and deserve.

  • The Complete Coverage You Need

    At Brown & Brown Empire State, we’re large enough to handle any of your insurance needs, but small enough to provide you with the individualized attention you deserve.

Creating a Stigma-Free Work Environment

Dr. Joel Axler, M.D., joins a call with Brown & Brown Empire State to give us information regarding Mental Health, its stigma and general awareness of the topic. Dr. Axler is a board-certified Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist. He has a wealth of experience addressing mental health and substance abuse issues that face employer groups and has a passion for helping employers develop innovative solutions to improve behavioral health access and quality of care.

COVID-19 Update From Brown & Brown

Please be advised that any and all information, comments, analysis, and/or recommendations set forth above relative to the possible impact of COVID-19 on potential insurance coverage or other policy implications are intended solely for informational purposes and should not be relied upon as legal advice. As an insurance broker, we have no authority to make coverage decisions as that ability rests solely with the issuing carrier. Therefore, all claims should be submitted to the carrier for evaluation. The positions expressed herein are opinions only and are not to be construed as any form of guarantee or warrantee. Finally, given the extremely dynamic and rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, comments above do not take into account any applicable pending or future legislation introduced with the intent to override, alter or amend current policy language.

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Brown & Brown Empire State is a full-service retail brokerage offering Employee Benefits, Commercial Insurance, Personal Insurance, Bonding, Risk Management and Claims Management products and services. Our team is comprised of 90 insurance professionals in Syracuse, Clifton Park, Rome and Vestal, operating as the largest of eight Brown & Brown offices in Upstate New York and the fifth largest retail office in the United States.

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