Annete Benson         Annette Benson

Was born and raised in New Berlin.  She was Salutatorian of her high school
class and graduated with an AAS in Liberal Arts from Mohawk Valley Community
College and a BS in Elementary Education from SUNY Oneonta.  Annette is a
licensed property and casualty insurance agent and works in personal lines insurance as well as managing the office.
Annette also stays busy with her volunteer activities.  She has been active with Cortland Repertory Theatre, the Homer Business Association, the Home Store and is currently active in The Preble Congregational Church. 

Matt Banazak    Matt Banazek

Grew up in the Syracuse area and graduated from LeMoyne College with a degree in accounting.  Matt has been with Benson Davis Insurance since April 1, 1997 when he and Lee and Annette Benson purchased the Lester Davis Agency. Matt is a licensed agent for property & casualty insurance as well as a NYS certified public accountant.  Matt works with commercial and personal lines of insurance.  Matt has been involved in a number of community organizations and is currently active with Crown City Toastmasters, the Cortland Breakfast Rotary Club, the Homer Business Association and the Cortland Council of the Knights of Columbus.  Matt enjoys outdoor exercise and is often seen running, biking, swimming and cross country skiing.  He is a member of St. Anthony's Church in Cortland.

  Since 1922, our experience and expertise in the insurance market has driven the development of plans that strive to make insurance coverage more affordable for you.

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Stephanie Eddy    Stephanie Eddy

Stephanie has worked in the insurance industry for eight years and is licensed as a property and casualty insurance broker.  She started working for Benson Davis in May 2015.  Originallyy from Rochester, NY, she moved to Cortland to attend SUNY Cortland.  Since then, she has graduated with a degree in psychology and has settled in Homer, NY.  She lives with Cody Sweet, their daughter Hailey, as well as the two family dogs, Mollie and Max.  She enjoys spending time with her family, photography and anything outdoors. 

Linda Brown    Linda Brown

Linda started with Benson Davis Insurance Agency in January 2013.  She has worked in the insurance business for 25 years as a licensed property and casualty insurance broker.  Linda is working on achieving a Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation.
Linda was born in Lisle, NY and graduated from Whitney Point High School.  Linda enjoys working out, and has been a member of the Cortland Fitness Club for over 20 years.  She also attends the Berean Bible Church in Greene, NY.  She is the proud mother of three and proud grandmother of 10.  Her favorite pastime is spending time with her husband and family.

Lee Benson    Lee Benson

Has worked in insurance for over 35 years.  Lee started with Preferred Mutual Insurance Company in New Berlin, NY where he was born and raised.  Lee has worked as a personal lines underwriter for Preferred Mutual and Royal Insurance Company.  He also worked as a farm underwriter and a regional marketing rep. with Agway Insurance Company.  Lee is licensed in property and casualty insurance and works with commercial and farm insurance products.  Lee has a BA in Science from SUNY Potsdam and an AAS in Business from SUNY Morrisville.  Lee’s community involvement has included the Cortland Repertory Theatre and he is currently active in the 1890 House, the Homer Congregational Church Endowment Committee and is on the Pastoral Relations Committee for the Preble Congregational Church.


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