Syracuse, N.Y., October 31, 2017 — The Board of Directors of Haylor, Freyer & Coon Inc. (HF&C) along with The Galesi Group today announced that the 90-year old Insurance and Risk Management Agency has selected Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady, NY for the company’s Eastern New York regional office. This sixth regional office location will enable HF&C to provide service to clients in Eastern New York and the Capital Region.
“We have been amazed by the Galesi Group’s vision for this new development”, said Jim Freyer, CEO of HF&C. “We have been searching for the right space for our expansion for some time, and we clearly found it at Mohawk Harbor. We look forward to a mid-December grand opening. Over the years, we have seen tremendous growth in our Syracuse, Rochester, Watertown, Ithaca and Binghamton locations. It made sense to continue our successful model of distinctive and exceptional service in Eastern New York and Mohawk Harbor is definitely the place to be.”
HF&C will lease new office space at Two Harbor Center at Mohawk Harbor. Two Harbor Center is a mixed-use building with ta total of more than 65,000 square feet of office and retail space.
According to Freyer, “Having a strong community presence is a critical part of our core values. Being part of Schenectady and the Capital Region is important to us as we will now be able to serve an array of business and personal insurance clients right where they live and work.”
HF&C has begun staffing this new office space and when at capacity the office will have more than 10-15 new employees. These new additions will work along side George Mahoney, Risk Management Advisor, who is already located in Schenectady. “As a full service agency, we are looking to complement our Commercial Business presence with a full staff of Group Benefits and Personal Insurance advisors. This is an exciting time for HF&C and we look forward to becoming part of the resurgence in Schenectady.“ said Freyer.
David Buicko, President and CEO of the Galesi Group said, “HF&C is exactly the type of quality employer we want to attract to Mohawk Harbor. We thank them for selecting our waterfront community for their new office.”
Mayor Gary McCarthy said, “We welcome HF&C to Schenectady. This company has a great track record of success and we are pleased that they have selected Mohawk Harbor’s new office space for their new regional office.“
Haylor, Freyer & Coon Inc. is an Employee Owned Company with 180 Employee Owners servicing our diverse client base. For over 10 years, HF&C has been ranked as a Top 100 independently owned insurance agency in the United States with a reputation as a proven leader. HF&C is licensed to operate in all fifty states. Product and service capabilities are national and international in scope, servicing a customer base that has both multi-state and international exposures. HF&C is a proud partner of Assurex Global. Collectively, this network of over 600 offices in more than 80 countries, on six (6) continents, allows HF&C to have local representation throughout the world to meet the demands of our clients’ foreign operations and travel. In addition, the Assurex partnership allows us access to specialists in all business segments and coverage areas.”
For more information www.haylor.com or 800-289-1501.
About the Galesi Group – Headquartered in Schenectady, NY, the Galesi Group has established itself as one of the largest Commercial Real Estate Development firms in New York State. Since 1969, the Galesi Group has committed to the growth and development of Upstate New York. During this course, Galesi has tackled complex commercial office projects both locally and on a national level with its current real estate holdings totaling eleven million square feet of industrial, office, medical, and residential space. In addition to Galesi’s diverse real estate portfolio, the Galesi Group of companies is active in third party logistics and oil and gas. For more information, see www.galesi.com.
About Mohawk Harbor – Mohawk Harbor is a 60-acre master planned community that integrates luxury living, high-tech offices, hotels, restaurants, and retail along one mile of the Mohawk River. When complete, Mohawk Harbor will consist of over 1.4 million square feet, including 206 apartments, 50 condominiums, 24 townhouses, 2 hotels, 100,000 square feet of harbor side retail/dining, 70,000 square feet of Class A Office space, and one of New York State’s first licensed casinos, Rivers Casino & Resort. This pedestrian friendly waterfront development will create public access to the water for boating and recreation and offer community areas with outdoor seating, landscaped green space, and a direct link to the Mohawk Hudson Hike-Bike Trail.