NU Online News Service, May 17, 2004, 2:43 p.m. EDT – SBLI USA Mutual Life Insurance Company Inc., New York, has opened a retail office in Buffalo, N.Y., at the Walden Galleria Mall.[@@]

The retail office, which is SBLI’s first in the continental United States, will sell insurance and help consumers with financial planning.

Traditionally, SBLI has sold insurance mainly through savings banks, but SBLI also has a retail store in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.