About Us

The professionals at the Insurance Center of Buffalo are experienced, highly qualified, and ready to help you find the best coverage at the best price on any insurance product you need for home, life, property, or business.

Contact the Insurance Center of Buffalo with your questions or to set up an appointment to discuss your specific insurance needs. We have a full product line from which to choose; we can provide the most cost-effective insurance coverage. We invite you to stop by the Insurance Center of Buffalo office to meet our staff.

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Gary Trogstad

Gary has been in the insurance industry since 1979. He joined the Insurance Center of Buffalo in 2001 and purchased the agency from Ken Ogden in 2011.

Gary specializes in Commercial/Business insurance for property, liability, auto and workers compensation along with providing employee benefit solutions for Group Health, Dental, Life and Disability. He works closely with each client to tailor insurance coverage to meet each client's particular needs, maximizing their coverage, and providing quality products at a competitive price. Service after the sale is crucial to provide our customers with “Peace of Mind”.

Gary and his wife, Lori, have lived in Buffalo since 1990. He is committed to supporting the area with his participation in the Buffalo Rotary Club, Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce and many other community activities. He enjoys motorcycling and watching sports.

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Kelly Bruggeman

Kelly has been in the insurance industry since 1983 and with the Insurance Center of Buffalo for over 25 years. Licensed in Property and Casualty as well as Life and Health, she is able to serve all clients' insurance needs. Kelly specializes in personal insurance, such as Home, Automobile, Motorcycle, Boats and ATV and Life Insurance.

Kelly is proud of the Insurance Center's strong philosophy of quality customer service, attention to detail and accurately understanding client needs. A focus on details and getting the right information is the key to building successful relationships with clients and finding the right insurance protection for their individual lifestyles. “I am now helping the 2nd generation of some of my long time clients, which is very gratifying” shares Kelly.

Kelly grew up in the Maple Lake area and now lives in Annandale with her husband Steve. She is a motorcycle enthusiast, enjoys spending time with her 2 grown sons whenever she can and traveling with her family.

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Tara Munsterteiger

Tara started working at the Insurance Center of Buffalo in 1988. Tara is a Property/Casualty licensed agent. She obtained the Certified Insurance Service Representative designation in 1990. Tara's primary duties include assisting clients with questions, policy changes, and any problems that arise. Tara enjoys working with clients and answering questions they may have about their insurance needs. If someone says they have a stupid question, she reminds them there is no such thing as a stupid question; we want clients to become more knowledgeable about their insurance needs. Tara and her husband, Brian, live near Monticello. She enjoys gardening, food preservation, and working with her husband on their hobby farm.

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Kailee Mastel

Kailee Mastel is a Buffalo Senior High School graduate, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Business from McNally Smith College of Music. Kailee started working with the Insurance Center of Buffalo in 2012 and is licensed in Property and Casualty, as well as Health, Accident, and Life. She specializes in Medicare, Life, and Health policies for individuals, families, and businesses. Kailee looks forward to building long-lasting relationships with her clients, and providing quality coverage for people and their passions. Kailee enjoys being on the lake, snowboarding, camping, crafting, traveling, and spending time with her husband and their son.


Customer Bill of Rights

We are committed to providing excellent customer service, and we offer this Customer Bill of Rights as a hallmark of our business.

As our customer, you have the right:

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The Insurance Center of Buffalo is pleased to serve clients throughout Wright county and in the communities of: Buffalo, Monticello, Maple Lake, Annandale, Delano, Becker, Big Lake, Clear Lake, St. Michael, Albertville, Clearwater, South Haven, Kimball, and their neighbors.