Our History

The Ryan Agency is an Independent Insurance Agency that represents YOU. We don’t offer a product from just one insurance company. Rather we provide insurance programs from many top insurance companies and tailor an insurance package that fits your needs and budget. For Insurance Protection You Can Rely On, it’s The Ryan Agency.

The 50+ year history of our agency and it's service to the community is below:

1962
Lee Ryan and his wife, Donna, start The Ryan Agency after being recruited right off the family farm in Almond. Lee becomes a part-time agent working out of their Karr Valley home.
1963
The Ryan Agency opens an office attached to their new home on Main St. in Almond.
1975
A Main St. location in the city of Hornell is purchased to accommodate further expansion and increase visibility.
1986
A Canisteo Agency is bought and located at 38 Main St. Lee’s son, Jeff, owns and operates this location.
1990
Lee purchases a condemned building on the corner of Church St. and Genesee St. in Hornell. A modern single-story office is built on the site to better serve our clients.
1994
After 32 years of service Lee and Donna retire and the Hornell location is purchased by Jeff Ryan.
1998
The Ryan Agency merges the Canisteo and Hornell offices upon transitioning into an Independent Agency.
2006
To accommodate a growing client base the agency is moved to a larger, more centrally-located office building at 57 Broadway Mall in Hornell.
2013
Another location is added in Jasper, NY

Insurance Protection You Can Rely On

The Ryan Agency is an Independent Insurance Agency that represents YOU. We don't offer a product from just one insurance company. Rather we provide insurance programs from many top insurance companies and tailor an insurance package that fits your needs and budget.

For Insurance Protection You Can Rely On, it's The Ryan Agency.

Auto Insurance

Count on The Ryan Agency to provide Car and Auto Insurance that is unique to you. Our job is to find the program that affordably fits your individual situation.

Homeowners Insurance

Count on The Ryan Agency to provide Homeowners Insurance that is unique to you. Our job is to find the program that affordably fits your individual situation.

Business Insurance

Count on The Ryan Agency to provide Business Insurance that is unique to you. Whether your business is wholesale, retail or manufacturing, we insure it.

Life Insurance

Our Financial Services Department will assist you through the many choices with your Life Insurance and Annuity needs. We can help you plan ahead to get ahead!