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Paul Tilly

Chief Financial Officer

Paul graduated from Palmyra-Macedon Central School in Palmyra, NY. He Graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Economics. He worked for Prudential for 17 years as an agent and in management. He started the Tilly Agency with his wife, Betty Lou, in 1979, and became a LLC in 1996.

Betty Lou grew up in Avon, NY. She is a graduate of Avon Central School. She attended Geneseo State Teacher's College. Betty Lou and Paul married, and she is the mother of Michele and Rene. She and Paul are the original partners in starting the Paul F. Tilly Agency. Betty Lou was the office manager and receptionist of the Agency, and the secretary of the LLC until 2009, when she retired.

Phone: (585) 582-1660

Rene Tilly-Lyness

Chief Executive Officer

Rene was married in 1982, and is the mother of 2 children. She also has 6 grandchildren. She resides in the farm community of York, NY. Rene started in the insurance industry in 1985. She became a licensed agent in 1987, and an accredited advisor of insurance in 1993. Rene became a partner at the Paul F. Tilly Agency, LLC. in 1996. In 2008 Rene received her AAS in Accounting from Genesee Community College, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

Phone: (585) 226-2021

Email: rene(at)tillyagency.com

Julie Harcleroad

Secretary of LLC

Julie grew up in York,NY. She graduated from York Central school in 2006. She became a licensed Property and Casualty agent in 2011. In October of 2011 Julie became a partner of the LLC.

Phone: (585) 582-1660

Email: julie(at)tillyagency.com

MaryRuth Rowe

Property & Casualty Agent

MaryRuth grew up in York, NY. She graduated from York Central School in 2002. She became a licensed Property and Casualty agent in March 2014. She lives in York, NY with her husband Justin, and their 3 children: Kayleigh, Eric, and Chloe.

Phone: (585) 582-1660

Email: maryruth(at)tillyagency.com

Amy Spencer

Administrative Assisant- Lima Office

Amy grew up in York, NY. She graduated from York Central School in 1996. She lives in Leicester, NY with her husband Wayne, and their 4 children: Lalaith, Killian, Lucian and Thorin.

Phone: (585) 582-1660

Email: amy(at)tillyagency.com

Mandy LaVair

Property & Casualty Agent/Administrative Assistant

Mandy grew up in York, NY. She graduated from York Central School in 2000. She became a licensed Property and Casualty Agent in April 2016. Mandy lives in Scottsville, NY with her husband Wayne and their 2 daughters, Madeline and Rebecca.

Phone: (585) 226-2021

Email: mandy(at)tillyagency.com

Michele Tilly-Robles

Retired

Michele was married in 1982, and is the mother of 2 boys. She has 2 granddaughters and 1 grandson. Michele lives in Leicester, NY. She began in the insurance industry in 1980. Michele became a licensed agent in 1987, and an accredited advisor of insurance in 1993. She became a partner of the Paul F. Tilly Agency, LLC. in 1996. In 2008, Michele received her AAS in Accounting from Genesee Community College, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa. Michele retired in early 2013.