Manufacturers and Traders Bank is the latest entry in the insurance sales game, having forged a partnership with a third-party firm to sell life insurance in New York State.

The Buffalo-based bank, the lead bank of $10 billion-asset First Empire State Corp., signed a sales agreement with LifeMark, a unit of the Laughlin Group of Cos., Beaverton, Ore.

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