John F. Murray, Jr.

President, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Email: jmurray@rkinsurance.com Phone: 518.244.4245 ext. 4242

John began his insurance career in 1980 with Wausau Insurance Companies in Rochester, New York.

John joined the brokerage firm of Marsh & McLennan, Inc. in 1987, was elected Senior Vice President in 1990 and Managing Director in 1993.  In addition to his responsibilities as an Account Executive and Senior Account Advisor for several of upstate New York’s risk management clients, John supervised the risk management operations in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Albany, New York.

In November of 1994, John joined Rose & Kiernan, Inc. as Executive Vice President and serves on Rose & Kiernan’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors. In September of 1998, John was elected President of Rose & Kiernan, and elected Chairman in 2003.

John is a 1979 graduate from Siena College, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the college. He is Chairman of the Board for The Pioneer Savings Bank, President of the Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany, and serves on the Board of the New York State Business Council.

His other current professional associations include serving as Chairman of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers National Large Agent Advisory Panel and serving on the IIABA InVest Board of Directors.

John also established and serves as a Director of the Rose & Kiernan Charitable Foundation to support community activities and charitable works throughout New York State.