Chris Ross, Lawley Principal

Chris RossCPA Principal

716.849.8650 | | Buffalo, NY

Chris Ross, in addition to serving as an agency principal, oversees Lawley Construction Insurance & Bonds, the branch dedicated to providing insurance and surety bonds to developers and those in the construction industry


-Construction Insurance
-Surety Bonds
-Mergers & Acquisitions



Chris began his career at Lawley in 1986 and is responsible for mergers, acquisitions and all branch activities, including Lawley Benefits Group. He is also actively involved in major accounts and has extensive knowledge of construction, real estate development and risk management.

Chris has been instrumental in leading the growth of Lawley, spearheading the expansion of the firm into New Jersey, Connecticut and around the New York City region.


Before joining Lawley, Chris spent several years with KPMG and Ernst & Whinney as a C.P.A.


New York State Property & Casualty Brokers License

New York State Life/Accident & Health License

Certified Public Accountant


B.S., Niagara University

Community and Pro Bono:

Chris is actively involved with the community and is on the following boards: Kaleida Health, Mercy FlightBuffalo Niagara Partnership and Niagara University.

“Our role as insurance broker is to represent the interests of our clients to the very best of our ability.  To do this, we attract and retain employees of the highest integrity.”