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GordonTower Insurance : Owner/Agent

14701 Detroit Avenue, Suite 362
Lakewood OH 44107

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We believe in our customers and build trust with them. That is why they have trusted us with their insurance needs. We are an independent insurance agency representing a wide variety of professional insurance carriers which we have chosen to work with, based on their excellent reputation.

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We evaluate each customer individually and place them with the right carrier to best fit their insurance needs. Call Gordon/Tower insurance today for a free consultation. Michael Bodnar will review your insurance policies and conduct a free insurance analysis. No need to wait for your current policy to expire - call today to find out how Michael can help you save money

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Why spend your time with big box insurance companies where you are just a number when you can get personal one on one support. Instead of talking to an inexperienced phone operator in India or some other foreign country, your expert is right here, in your neighborhood! We come to YOU to earn YOUR business by putting away the sales pitch and showing you a quote custom designed for you.

Meet Our Staff

Michael J. BodnarPresident and Owner of Gordon Tower Insurance Agency has been successfully selling personal & commercial lines insurance as a licensed agent to a wide variety of customers for the past 30 years.  With a BSBA from Cleveland State University, Michael started his insurance career with Allstate in 1988. He became an independent agent in 1994 with Tower Insurance, which originally was his Grandfather Gaspar A. Corso’s agency.  He took over the helm at Gordon Tower Insurance in June 2007 when prior owner Bob Gordon retired. Michael has received accolades, for retaining his challenging status of designated Sr Partner by Grange Insurance for the 8th consecutive year at Gordon Tower Insurance. He can be reached 8:30 – 5 pm Mon through Friday at 216/663-7777. Michael’s email:


Melanie Johnson, Customer Service Representative, Agent  joined our agency in Feb. 2017 & comes to us with excellent customer service skills, great verbal & written communication skills where she applies her professional experience and ability to handling customer solutions and offers assistance.  She is friendly, hardworking and has a good sense of humor. With her dynamic background in the Health Food Stores industry, she is adaptable & flexible, assertive, and detail oriented. Melanie is a caring & empathetic individual, willing to learn and grow. She is great at multitasking, she has great organizational skills and is certainly people oriented, making her a great team player, a trait we place of high value in our organization, Gordon Tower Insurance Agency. Melanie Johnson  attended Hondros College Property & Casualty Insurance class  and was licensed in Sept 2017 as an Insurance Agent for Gordon Tower Insurance. She can be reached 8:30am – 4:30pm, Tues through Friday at 216/663-7777.  Melanie’s email:


Mary L. Bodnar,   Marketing Manager, Agent has provided marketing services in a diversity of industries since her graduation from Bowling Green State University in 1986 where she obtained her Marketing Degree. She handles all automation processes, spreadsheet development, production reports, & all the marketing, writes industry articles, creates print ads, develops direct mail campaigns & oversees all social networking (FB & LinkedIn), GTI website and PR for Gordon Tower Insurance. In addition, she has a strong sales background and likes assisting customers. Mary Bodnar attended Hondros College Property & Casualty Insurance class and was licensed in May 2014 as an Insurance Agent for Gordon Tower Insurance. Mary is also actively involved with the Insurance Board of Northern OH. She can be reached at Gordon Tower Insurance 8:30 – 5 pm – every Mon, Tues, Weds & Fri at 216/663-7777. Mary’s email: 


Our strength comes through relationships we have built with our customers and business partners. The benefits we offer our customers are peace of mind and our promise of protection which is supported by a commitment to service excellence provided by us. Our success is based upon sharing knowledge, building trust, ethical conduct, financial integrity and respect for all people.  Our dedicated staff works incredibly hard to ensure that our clients are completely satisfied.  We only hire the best on our team. 




Knowledgeable & great to work with

Strongsville resident Karen Freedman says “Michael Bodnar is knowledgeable and great to work with. He always has an encouraging word and has been a huge help when we have had to make a claim on our insurance.”


Hardworking & quick to respond

Akron resident Amy Friday says “Michael is dependable, hardworking and is quick to respond. He has been there for us when we needed him, especially when our daughter was in a car accident. He helped us and answered all of our questions in a timely manner.”  


Professional and Experienced

Lakewood resident Lisa Sierk says “We have all of our insurance with Michael Bodnar. We had been with the same agent for decades who retired without informing us. Michael is professional and experienced and we wanted someone who would be in our corner and we have that with Michael.”


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