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Independent, Personalized Insurance Since 1934

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Home, Auto Insurance & More

Located in Binghamton, NY, Walls Insurance provides personalized insurance options for individuals and businesses throughout New York and Pennsylvania. Whether you need homeowner’s insurance, car insurance, small business & commercial liability, or more, trust the experts at Walls Insurance.

With over 65 years of service, Walls Insurance always puts forth the extra effort to find the best fit for you. Offering personalized service and a variety of insurance options, we can connect you with the right policies for your personal and commercial needs.

Our philosophy has always been about fairness, honesty, and truly investing in the needs of our clients. We are always happy to help and look forward to working with you!

Personalized Insurance in New York & Pennsylvania

Walls Insurance works closely with a network of insurance companies to ensure every individual obtains the best coverage for their specific needs. Our agents are knowledgeable and professional, and we are dedicated to helping you find the best fit for your needs.

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Who We Are

Shopping for insurance is a challenge, but with the help of Walls Insurance, the search can stop now.

No matter your personal background, we offer quality insurance options for every individual in need of coverage. Our team will search endlessly for the right product for your specific needs. We will work closely with you and our network of insurance companies to help you find and secure the right match.

Since we are an independent agency, we work with a variety of underwriters. This gives us the ability to provide competing quotes from a variety of providers to every client so they have control and buying power. We offer coverage for a variety of needs, including auto, homeowners, motorcycle, long-term care, and hard situations such as DWI, carrier cancellations, vacant buildings, and more.

Network of Companies

We work with a network of reputable insurance companies… because we want to help you find the right match.

Personalized Completely for You

We take the time to personalize your options to your specific needs and wants… because you deserve the best.

Areas We Serve

Binghamton, NY • Vestal, NY • Endicott, NY • Endwell, NY • Johnson City, NY • Pennsylvania

Meet the Team

Steven W. Cobb

Steven W. Cobb

President

Steven W. Cobb came to the Walls Insurance Agency from the Liberty Mutual Group where he was recognized as a top agent in Auto, Home and Life Insurance. In 2007 he earned the distinguished Lamplighter Award which signified excellence in protecting his clients through Life Insurance. Before entering the insurance industry, Steve earned his degree in Communications and entered the family imprinted apparel business where he was the VP of Sales and Marketing and within a few short years Steve was able to increase revenue and profitability by putting the emphasis back on excellent client relationships. Steve then joined an international franchising company where he traveled around the country training new business owners on how to build and run a successful business.

Steve has been an independent insurance agent and broker with Walls Insurance since 2008 – focusing on auto, home, business and life insurance with a focus in habitational and student rental properties.

Sherwood M. Walls

Sherwood M. Walls

Agent/Owner

Sherwood (Woody) Walls has worked in the insurance industry for the past 41 years. He joined Walls, Heiss & Walls Insurance Agency in 1972, and he bought out his father’s partnership in 1976.

He is a graduate of Hamilton College and received his MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador from 1964 to 1966, and served in Vietnam from 1969 to 1971 as a district senior advisor employed by the US Agency for International Development.

He is a member of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of NY and a past president and director of the local association; also a member of the Professional Insurance Agents of NY; a member and former director of Broome County YMCA and Binghamton Rotary Club; a member and past director of the Binghamton Club.

Woody is married to the former Anne Normile, and they have two sons, one daughter, and seven grandchildren. His leisure activities include snow skiing, hiking/camping, and tennis.

Mary Patrillo

Mary Patrillo

Customer Service Representative

Mary has worked in the insurance industry for over 40 years, starting in June of 1969 as a Group Claim Processor for the Travelers Insurance Co. Following the consolidation of the office in 1972, she went to work for The Hartford Insurance Co. for 16 years, first as a clerical Processor and then as Clerical Supervisor. Following the consolidation of that office, Mary made a career change to agency work and in 1986 went to work for Couper, Ackerman and Sampson as a Customer Service Representative. However in Sept. of 1987, she applied for a job with Sherwood Walls whom she had known from her Travelers days. She began working at Sherwood M. Walls. Inc on 09/28/87 as a Personal Lines customer Service Representative. Mary holds the CISR and FIPC designations.

She is married to Tony and has two children, Scott and Gina, and three grandchildren, Kendra, Jacob, and Alexis. Besides spending time with her family and friends, she is busy at her church teaching religious education, singing in the choir, and attending Parish Council meetings.

Courtney Potenzino

Courtney Potenzino

Client Service Representative

Courtney joined the Walls Agency in 2020 and is licensed Client Service Rep focusing on assisting personal lines clients.

Shobhana Sharma

Shobhana Sharma

CLIENT SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

Shobhana has been with the Walls Agency since 2019 and focuses on office administration and assisting with commercial lines clients.

Meet the Team

Steven W. Cobb | Walls Insurance

Steven W. Cobb

President

Steven W. Cobb came to the Walls Insurance Agency from the Liberty Mutual Group where he was recognized as a top agent in Auto, Home and Life Insurance. In 2007 he earned the distinguished Lamplighter Award which signified excellence in protecting his clients through Life Insurance. Before entering the insurance industry, Steve earned his degree in Communications and entered the family imprinted apparel business where he was the VP of Sales and Marketing and within a few short years Steve was able to increase revenue and profitability by putting the emphasis back on excellent client relationships. Steve then joined an international franchising company where he traveled around the country training new business owners on how to build and run a successful business.

Steve has been an independent insurance agent and broker with Walls Insurance since 2008 – focusing on auto, home, business and life insurance with a focus in habitational and student rental properties.

Sherwood M. Walls | Walls Insurance

Sherwood M. Walls

Agent/Owner

Sherwood (Woody) Walls has worked in the insurance industry for the past 41 years. He joined Walls, Heiss & Walls Insurance Agency in 1972, and he bought out his father’s partnership in 1976.

He is a graduate of Hamilton College and received his MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador from 1964 to 1966, and served in Vietnam from 1969 to 1971 as a district senior advisor employed by the US Agency for International Development.

He is a member of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of NY and a past president and director of the local association; also a member of the Professional Insurance Agents of NY; a member and former director of Broome County YMCA and Binghamton Rotary Club; a member and past director of the Binghamton Club.

Woody is married to the former Anne Normile, and they have two sons, one daughter, and seven grandchildren. His leisure activities include snow skiing, hiking/camping, and tennis.

Mary Patrillo | Walls Insurance

Mary Patrillo

Customer Service Representative

Mary has worked in the insurance industry for over 40 years, starting in June of 1969 as a Group Claim Processor for the Travelers Insurance Co. Following the consolidation of the office in 1972, she went to work for The Hartford Insurance Co. for 16 years, first as a clerical Processor and then as Clerical Supervisor. Following the consolidation of that office, Mary made a career change to agency work and in 1986 went to work for Couper, Ackerman and Sampson as a Customer Service Representative. However in Sept. of 1987, she applied for a job with Sherwood Walls whom she had known from her Travelers days. She began working at Sherwood M. Walls. Inc on 09/28/87 as a Personal Lines customer Service Representative. Mary holds the CISR and FIPC designations.

She is married to Tony and has two children, Scott and Gina, and three grandchildren, Kendra, Jacob, and Alexis. Besides spending time with her family and friends, she is busy at her church teaching religious education, singing in the choir, and attending Parish Council meetings.

Courtney Potenzino | Walls Insurance

Courtney Potenzino

Client Service Representative

Courtney joined the Walls Agency in 2020 and is licensed Client Service Rep focusing on assisting personal lines clients.

Shobhana Sharma | Walls Insurance

Shobhana Sharma

Client Service Representative

Shobhana has been with the Walls Agency since 2019 and focuses on office administration and assisting with commercial lines clients.

Contact us at 607-723-6359 to get started!

Walls Insurance | Insurance Agency in Binghamton, NY

Walls Insurance
15 Hawley St.
Binghamton, NY 13901

Phone: 607-723-6359
Fax: 607-722-6928
Email: info@wallsinsurance.com

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday:
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday:
Closed

In observance of Labor Day, our office will be closing at 2:00pm EST on Friday, September 3rd and will be remain closed on Monday September 6th.