Charles Makey


About Charles

He began his career with Merchants in 1996 as Director of Sales and was promoted in 1998 to Assistant Vice President/Regional Manager of the company’s New England Regional Office in Manchester, New Hampshire.  Mr. Makey was previously Senior Vice President of Regional Operations, Vice President of Regional Operations, and Vice President and Regional Manager of the company’s Central States Strategic Business Center in Dublin, Ohio.  Mr. Makey has more than 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry.

Daniel Webster College – MBA
St. Bonaventure University – Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Management
University of Michigan Ross School of Business – Degree in Business Acumen


  • Associate in Insurance Services (AIS)
  • Associate in Management (AIM)
  • INS (General Insurance)

Businesses and Philanthropic Organizations

Mr. Makey serves as a board member or trustee on many organizations, including:

  • New York Insurance Association (NYIA) Board Member – First Vice Chair
  • New York Insurance Scholarship Foundation (NYISF) Board Member – Trustee
  • Birdsong Association Board Member – Treasurer
Charles Makey, Merchants' Senior Vice President, Insurance Operations