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Michael T. Donoghue

CEO, Premium Mortgage Corporation

Donoghue founded Premium Mortgage Corp. in 1999 along with Alexia Barbarossa.

Premium Mortgage, which was ranked No. 1 on the annual Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Top 100 list of fastest-growing private companies in 2021, provides residential mortgages across New York state and beyond. The firm has 11 offices in New York, including the home office on Monroe Avenue in Brighton.

Donoghue is also president and founder ABAR Abstract, which provides title insurance and abstract services, and founder of Donarossa Insurance, a capital insurance company.

A veteran of the United States Army, Donoghue is a former board member of the Boys & Girls Club of Rochester and Camp Stella Maris. He also founded Ugly Disco, an annual fundraising event to benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital.

This profile is part of Rochester Business Journal's Power 100 list for 2022. Information used in this profile was sourced from the honoree. View the full list at


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