Dennis Connolly '62

Dennis Connolly '62
“My gift annuities provide great income.”

When the economy was going sour, Dennis Connolly ’62 waxed enthusiastic about the quarterly annuity check he receives from Colby from the five charitable gift annuities he has established. “I love my annuities,” said Dennis, who now works on his own as a litigation expert after retiring in 2004 from Marsh USA, Inc., the world’s largest international insurance brokerage, human resource, and employee benefit consulting firm.

Dennis’s enthusiasm stems from the gift annuities' rate of income, which is higher than what he could earn in the fixed-income investment market. But he's also making a difference for future generations, too, allowing students who have what it takes but not what it costs to attend Colby

Through the Dennis R. Connolly Scholarship Fund and the Dennis R. Connolly '62 and Eleanor C. Connolly Scholarship Fund (named for his aunt), Dennis’s charitable gift annuities will have a real, lasting impact on deserving Colby students, and Dennis is delighted with his exceptional retirement income.

Let’s talk.
To learn more about how your inspired gift can make a lasting impact on generations of Colby students, please contact the Office of Gift Planning. Call Susan F. Cook ’75, P’11, at 800-809-0103, e-mail, or visit
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