About Us

About Us - MetzWood Insurance Staff
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Established in 1913 as the George C. Metz Agency, MetzWood Insurance is a fourth-generation family business that serves the insurance needs of thousands of individuals, families, and businesses in Columbia County, New York and 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.

Dedicated Caring Professionals

MetzWood is a team comprised of dedicated, professional, and caring individuals who are ready to help when you call. Our 19 employees have an average tenure of 14 years with MetzWood and over 21 year of experience in the Insurance Industry. Many of our team members and partners have earned Insurance Industry Designations, acquiring knowledge and expertise above and beyond the requirements of other “licensed agents.” Some of the designations MetzWood employees have obtained include:

  • CISR – Certified Insurance Service Representative
  • CIC – Certified Insurance Counselor
  • CPCU – Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter
  • CLU – Chartered Life Underwriter
  • ChFC – Chartered Financial Consultant

In addition to our competitively priced insurance products and commitment to professional service, MetzWood believes in giving back to our communities. By continuing to improve our products, services, and processes, we are able to give more back to our local communities. In addition to direct support to local organizations, MetzWood team members are active volunteers and generous donors to a host of local charities and non-profit organizations.

At MetzWood, we want to be your trusted advisor that you turn to for your insurance needs. Call us today to start a complimentary review of your insurance program and see our policy of doing more.