The Stahlka Agency has been serving the Western New York community with insurance services since being founded by Donald and Gertrude Stahlka in 1957. It initially provided Auto, Home and Business Insurance to Donald’s Life Insurance clients. Although small in size the agency started to establish the strong reputation of the Stahlka name that it continues to enjoy today. The Stahlka Agency is a professional organization dedicated to providing the best Insurance products available at the most reasonable cost.
In 1967, William A. Stahlka joined the agency as a producer focusing in both Life as well as Property and Casualty Insurance. William took over as the lone stockholder and President of the corporation in 1984 after the passing of Donald. Since 1998, William has served as the Chief Executive Office and Chairman of the Board.
In 1990, Mark E. Stahlka entered the business to work as a Property & Casualty producer along side of William. In 1994, he was promoted to General Manager and continues to specialize in Commercial Insurance and Surety. In a restructuring of the Agency in 1998, Mark was promoted to President and Secretary of the Corporation as well as continuing his role of General Manager.
In 1992, Bradley A. Stahlka joined the Agency as a producer specializing in Life Insurance, Group Benefits and Financial Planning. In 1997, Brad was promoted to Office Manager and headed up the Financial Services Department for the Agency and EMS Group. In 1998, Brad was named Vice President and Treasurer as well as continuing his role of Office Manager. In 2002, Brad was named Managing Partner of the newly formed EMS Financial Services, LLC.
In 1995, the Stahlka Agency joined two other reputable Insurance firms, the Emerling Agency and the McMahon Agency to form the EMS Group. The EMS Group has distinguished itself as a youthful dynamic group, which has a reputation of a leading Agency in the Insurance Business.
In 1979 the agency outgrew its location on Transit Road and moved to 6797 Main Street in Williamsville. In 2006, the Agency once again outgrew its location and built an 11,000 square foot building at 6724 Main Street in Williamsville. This serves as the Agency’s current location.
In June of 2017 The Stahlka Agency moved it's Southtowns location to Hamburg. The South towns location is 4250 Southwestern Blvd. Suite 1 Hamburg, NY 14075.