About Us

The Southcott Agency Inc is a local insurance agency where Farm, Agribusiness & Crop insurance is our focus.

Michael Southcott has been in the insurance business since 1985, and started The Southcott Agency Inc in August of 1995. Michael has earned himself various service awards from different insurance groups. Including an "All American" award from the Farm Family Insurance Companies, and the "Pace Setter" from Countryway Insurance Company.

What we do – Sell and service policies for Farms, Homes, Business & Personal Autos, Farm & Personal Umbrellas, Small Business, Recreational Vehicles, Bonds, and Federal Crop Insurance.

Our main companies are: Countryway Ins Co & Nationwide Agri-Business for the property & casualty side and Rain and Hail LLC & RCIS with the Crop Insurance side. We also write with Main Street America, Genesee Patrons Cooperative Ins Co, Wayne Cooperative Ins Co, several through Paris-Kirwan Associates Inc, like Travelers, Safeco, Hartford, etc and we are newly appointed with ADM Crop Insurance company.

Our agents like to give “hands on service”. We go to the client, instead of the client coming to us.

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Contact Info:

13630 Ridge Rd West
Albion, New York 14411


Hours of operation:
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm


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“Mike Southcott is very helpful to me and can answer all of the question I have. I have checked with other companies, and Mike is very fair on prices on my insurance If I am out in the fields, Mike will even track me down to sign paperwork or anything else. Thank you for all the help!”

-Steven Bauman, Spencerport, NY. Client for over 10 years

“I have used The Southcott Agency for my crop insurance needs and they have been there every step of the way. From getting me the right level of coverage, to helping me in my claims. They have explained each coverage level very detailed. If it wasn’t for them, I would have lost lots of money!”

-Gary Roberts, Medina, NY, Roberts Farm Market Client for over 10 years

“I have much better coverage than I had before. Our insurance costs with The Southcott Agency are affordable and fairly priced.”

-Michael Crandall, Medina, NY, Crandall Farms Client for over 4 years

"When you set up an appointment with The Southcott Agency it is at your convenience. They are very good at explaining policies. They know how busy you are and do not take up your time unnecessarily."

-Harry Raby Lewiston, NY

"The Southcott Agency has been very helpful with all our insurance needs. They are very patient when we do not understand and explain it all again."

-Russ and Lynne Bentley Lyndonville, NY

“I truly felt he had my best interests in mind when he presented the policy. He was personable, professional , honest, and hard working. He took a genuine interest in my needs and wants. To me this company exudes a Norman Rockwell feeling, - down home, old fashioned, neighborly, honest and comfortable place to do business with.”

-Eileen Clark Kendall, NY

“The Southcott Agency is small enough to provide excellent personal service, yet well enough organized and knowledgeable to ensure that our needs are taken care of in a timely basis. Our business interaction has always been based on warm personal respect and a professional expertise that runs that gamut of all of our quite varied insurance needs. We value them as one of our important business partners in a very competitive marketplace.”

-Darrel Oakes, Lyndonville, NY, LynOaken Fruit Farms Client for over 20 Years!

"The Southcott Agency provides knowledgeable service in a timely fashion."

-Philip Baehr Appleton, NY

"The Southcott Agency actually works for you, not the insurance company."

-Bob DeBadts

"I truly appreciate the kindness and help our agent gave us when Garry passed away-he showed true concern and greatly assisted with any questions I had. Thank you."

-Lori Hoover Lockport, NY