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Sarasota Five Star award winner


Deborah Merrick

Agent/Personal Lines Producer
Boyd Insurance & Investment Services Inc
717 Manatee Ave W Ste 300
Bradenton, FL 34205
Office: 941-745-8300
Cell: 941-737-6868

Deb has been assisting clients realize their dream of living in the Sunshine State since 1990. As a mortgage banker with two large banks in the area and her extensive knowledge of the insurance industry, she has an understanding of both sides of the home purchase and homeownership challenges.

Deb is able to use her prior experience as a banker, lender, homeowner and constuction knowledge to assist her clients through a complex home buying or home building experience. Her goal is to provide the right level of protection for your dream home. 

Whether the home is located on the beach, downtown or east of the interstate, Deb has the experience to find the right product for you and your family.

Floods should always be a concern in Florida.We are surrounded by the gulf, the ocean, rivers, lakes and streams. Deb has made it her mission to stay abreast of the flood insurance market.

Deb also provides coverage for new to antique cars, boats of all sizes,motorhomes, jet skis, travel trailers, and add an umbrella for extra protection.

In 1974, Wilbur Boyd recognized that the road to success had to be paved with exceptional customer service and quality. A truly inspired entrepreneurial spirit, he founded Boyd Insurance & Investment Services on that premise. We are a full service agency including Personal Lines, Business Insurance and Life, Group Health and Investments.



Five Star Professional conducts market-specific research throughout the U.S. to identify service professionals who demonstrate professional excellence and provide quality services to their clients. The Five Star Home/Auto Insurance Agent program is the largest and most widely published award program for home/auto insurance agents in North America, covering more than 40 major markets. Five Star award winners do not pay a fee to be included in the research or on the final list of award winners.

The Five Star Professional research team contacted thousands of recent homebuyers, consumers and industry leaders to identify Sarasota-area home/auto insurance agents who stand out in their industry and community.

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