Marvin A. Freedman - CEOMarvin is the last of the original founders of anchor agency in 1960 and is still active in the business. He served as President & CEO for many years and oversaw the firm during its growth and development to becoming one of the larger insurance agencies in the Albany area.
Marvin is an Albany native, a graduate of Siena College where he also attended the graduate school prior to attending Albany Law School. After the sudden death of his father he left law school to continue his father’s insurance business until partnering to establish Anchor Agency, where he currently serves as chairman. He has served on various insurance company agents advisory committees over his career including three terms as chair of the Hartford Insurance Companies Agents Advisory Committee for New York State.
Mr. Freedman has been involved in many charitable, religious, and philanthropic organizations, both locally and on a national basis. Among the organizations that he has been board chair or president are St. Peter’s Hospital, Community Foundation For The Capital Region, Congregation Beth Emeth, United Jewish Federation, Home Health Association Of Northeastern N.Y., Daughters Of Sarah Nursing Home as well as serving as a board member of various other community organizations.
He was a founding member of the board of directors of Capital Bank & Trust Company and has been honored by the Albany-Colonie Chamber Of Commerce with the lifetime achievement award, the third age achievement award by Senior Service Center Of Albany, the business achievement award by the Capital District Business Review and the covenant award given by B’nai Brith, among others.
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