Mike Kelly

Position: Practice Leader Private Client Group, Partner
Phone: 914-513-8073
Location: Glastonbury, CT

Mike leads the Private Client Group for Smith Brothers Insurance and is responsible to build and deliver comprehensive client strategies for high net worth clients. Mike brings 15+ years of experience in the insurance industry as an agent, broker, and carrier regional executive, with key leadership roles in high net worth personal lines. Mike started his insurance career as a Personal Lines agent for Liberty Mutual before joining the independent broker community. After seven years advising Personal Lines clients, he joined PURE Insurance in 2014 in a sales role while they were in the early stages of building the company. He began his tenure with PURE as a sales manager in New York before relocating to Denver, Colorado to oversee sales & distribution for the Rocky Mountain Region.  He then served as Regional Underwriting Manager for teams in Arizona then in Southern California holding responsibility for the underwriting results across the Western U.S. His most recent role at PURE was VP, Regional Executive for New York State where he was responsible for the P&L of the region.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts from Mercy University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and has also earned the CAPI (Certified Advisor of Personal Insurance) designation from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  Mike lives in Ridgefield, CT with his wife Jen and their four children. In his free time, Mike is usually coaching one of the kid’s teams, volunteering at their events, staying active outdoors, and playing ice hockey or golf.