Founded in 1864. An employee-owned company.


Marshall & Sterling Insurance is committed to being a strong community partner and playing a key role in corporate social responsibility within the communities we serve. The company’s 400+ employees regularly give of their time, talent and financial resources to support a wide array of civic groups and not-for-profit charitable organizations, serving hundreds of thousands of neighbors in need. Many Marshall & Sterling employees also serve on governing Boards of Directors and other volunteer committees in support of these organizations.

Each year, Marshall & Sterling and its employees donate hundreds of thousands of dollars, and spend thousands of man-hours giving back to social causes. Some of the organizations which benefit from Marshall & Sterling’s philanthropy include:

  • American Red Cross
  • American Heart Association
  • American Cancer Society
  • Family Services of NY
  • Community Action Agencies in NY
  • The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern NY
  • Polycystic Kidney Foundation
  • JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)
  • Community Foundations throughout NY
  • Visiting Nurses
  • Hospice
  • Rebuilding Together
  • Centers for the Prevention of Child Abuse
  • National Brain Tumor Society
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • United Way

Marshall & Sterling also supports a number of domestic violence shelters, hospital foundations, and much more.

Each year, Marshall & Sterling recognizes employees who have exemplified the company’s spirit of giving, and who have excelled in their contributions to those in need in their community, with the Marshall & Sterling Community Service Award.