About Terranova Insurance in Orchard Park, NY

Joey Terranova, the founder of Terranova Insurance Services, brings 40 years of experience to the agency. Joey’s vast knowledge of both the life insurance and property & casualty fields offers a great advantage on a personal and commercial level. Through his charismatic reputation and straight shooting personality in the local insurance community, Joey has been able to establish appointments with some of the best insurance companies to perfectly suit the client’s needs.

Travis Terranova, our life insurance specialist, has been solely dedicated to the industry for over 13 years. He is able to offer a wide array of both term and permanent products to all walks of life; young and aged, healthy, and those who are less fortunate. Feel free to contact him directly by calling the phone number listed. He brings great enthusiasm to the life insurance business with a contagious and jovial personality. Travis is known to “bring life to the life insurance business” with his great enthusiasm and contagious and jovial personality!”

Darryl Terranova, is licensed in both the property & casualty and life insurance fields and has been selling and servicing clients more than 10 years in the family business. He is the former president of The Insurance Club of Buffalo and the Western New York Insurance Association. Darryl welcomes new challenges in the business and continues to learn from his father‘s experience in the industry.

Larry Poirier, is a licensed broker for both commercial and personal insurance and has over 15 years of experience selling and servicing his clients in NY State. Larry’s most valuable attributes are his down to earth personality and attention to detail. Along with his listening skills that help him to pay special attention to his client’s needs, Larry possesses the remarkable skill of knowing the strength of all our available markets, which is crucial in the broker business.

Debbie Hess began her insurance career in 1976, working in the claims field. She later became a licensed general independent adjuster and subrogation examiner. During her insurance career, Debbie has earned several designations: AIC (associate in claims), RPA (registered professional adjuster) and CPIW (certified professional insurance women). She is also a NY State Notary Public. Debbie has served as President of the Buffalo Claims Association and the Western New York Insurance Association, as well as the Vice President of the Insurance Club of Buffalo.

Brianna Sowa, a licensed Property & Casualty broker, has been assuming some responsibilities for many of our personal lines clients. Brianna is excited to enter the insurance world and our agency welcomes her with open arms as the insurance agent industry in general is one that is in need of young professionals.

Marcy Courtney, has over 13 years experience as a licensed property & casualty broker, as well as prior experience as an underwriter for Great American Insurance in Watertown, NY. Marcy joined Terranova Insurance in June of 2012 and is excited to be training to become our Commercial Lines Manager. She and her husband Bob have called Orchard Park their home for over 20 years and she shares the same passion for the WNY community as the rest of our team.