About Us



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Established in 1913 as the George C. Metz Agency, MetzWood Insurance is a fourth-generation family insurance company that serves the needs of thousands of individuals, families, and businesses in Columbia, Dutchess, Albany, and Saratoga Counties, New York, and the surrounding areas.

MetzWood Insurance was voted the Best Insurance Agency in Columbia County. Our success and reputation are built on personal service, extensive insurance industry expertise, and an unwavering focus on doing things the right way. This old-fashioned approach to service, knowledge, and ethics is leveraged by MetzWood’s perpetual adoption of automation and technologies that enable us to provide additional value to our customers.

Our Team

MetzWood is a team of dedicated insurance professionals. We're just like family here, both in the way we treat each other and in the way we care for our clients' lives.

Our team members are committed to excellence, with many holding Insurance Industry Designations so we are well-equipped to guide our clients through every moment of life.

The MetzWood team also believes in giving back to our communities, both by directly supporting and volunteering for local charities and non-profit organizations.


We'll be there for you when you need us.

We'll always deliver prompt and friendly service.

We'll provide advice that will help you make the best decisions for your family or business.

We'll look for ways to save you money, and we'll tell you if the lowest price isn't the best option.

We'll continually seek ways to improve our service to you.

Commitment to Our Community

At MetzWood, our dedication to the community extends far beyond providing exceptional services. Central to our mission is a pledge to give back through our innovative referral program and volunteer efforts. For every referral we receive, we proudly donate to a locally supported charity. 

But our commitment doesn't stop there. We deeply value the personal causes our employees are passionate about. That's why we encourage and empower our team members by providing them with the opportunity to volunteer at an organization they hold dear. At MetzWood, we believe in building a stronger community through every action we take, from the services we offer to the initiatives we support.


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