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Don’t be satisfied with the status quo. It’s time to work with an insurance agency that takes a different, more thoughtful approach to insurance.

The history of OVIA.

Our independent insurance agency has been around in some form or another since 1876—that’s over 144 years and several generations of experience serving our clients. Oswego Valley Insurance Agencies, LLC (OVIA) was formally created in 1997 when two longstanding local insurance agencies, Dowd & Harrington, Inc. and Streeter & VanSanford, Inc., merged. Since then, we’ve expanded to four locations throughout New York so we can serve clients throughout the Empire State.

What we do at OVIA.

Insurance is often like a journey. At first, it seems overwhelming, and you might not know where to start. Then you come across someone who can guide you down a path that works for you. That’s our role. We take a different approach to insurance by getting to know you and your unique risks so we can sit down with you and figure out a plan for your protection. We’ll walk you through some of the more complex parts of your policy, that way you understand your coverage and can feel at peace knowing what’s important to you most is protected.

Award-Winning Agency

In 2017, we were named Travelers Insurance Western NY and Central NY Key Partner of the Year thanks to our dedication to serving our clients.

Our Trusted Partnership

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We have five convenient locations throughout New York so we can better serve your insurance needs.

Personalized Solutions

Get the power of choice with insurance that’s designed for your unique needs.

Knowledgeable Service

We’ll be there for you with reliable service and support to help you make informed decisions.

Trusted Relationships

You can rely on us to simplify the insurance process and advise you on your insurance.

Our Mission

At OVIA Insurance Agencies, our mission is to help guide you to insurance coverage that works for you. We understand the insurance process can be overwhelming, and that’s why we’re here to lend an experienced and helpful hand.


Years in Business


Five-Star Reviews


Years of Experience

OVIA Insurance Agencies has five convenient locations in New York so we can serve clients throughout the Empire State.

Oswego, NY

East Amherst, NY

Brewerton, NY

Clayton, NY

Massena, NY

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  2. Step 2Review your options with us.
  3. Step 3Get the coverage you need.

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