Peace of mind, so you can live life.



7740 State Highway M-123

PO Box 65

Newberry, MI 49868

Ph: 906.293.3232

Fax: 906.293.3338



Business hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm


After hours by appointment only

The Burgess Agency is an independent insurance agency dedicated to providing our clients with information so they can make informed decisions when choosing coverage on their policy.

The agency was founded in Newberry, MI around the 1920's by Carl F. Johnson. In 1962 Lee Burgess Bought the book of business and renamed to the Burgess Agency, Inc. In 1985, Dennis Burgess, Lee's son, bought the agency and continued the agency's growth and reputation. In 2002, the Tahquamenon Area Credit Union purchased the agency, but only with the understanding to follow the same principles and ethics of the Burgess name. In 2007, a new building was constructed at 7740 State Highway M123, Newberry, MI 49868. Stop by and see us for a quote.

The insurance industry is one which is interesting, fascinating, constantly changing and growing. As your independent agent we are here to find the right coverage for your individual needs with the companies we represent. We will educate you on the coverage you have selected and answer your questions. We want you to make informed decisions regarding those coverages so you can protect your family from financial ruin in the event of a loss.


  • The Burgess Agency is an independent insurance agency dedicated to providing our clients with appropriate insurance coverage for their individual risks with competitive companies and friendly, knowledgeable service.
  • Provide the best possible education to our clients to make informed decisions in purchasing their insurance policies.
  • Maintain existing clients and gain new clients by providing quality customer service.
  • Earn trust by the public and the companies we represent by being fair, honest and ethical.