Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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May 17 2012 | 7:41am ET
Philadelphia Financial Group, a leader in the ultra-high net worth private placement insurance market, has expanded its network of distributors.
“We are proud to expand the Alpha Alliance, significantly broadening our strategic partnerships with a select group of accomplished professionals in order to deliver our products to their most elite clients,” said John Fischer, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Philadelphia Financial.
Members of the network get support from Philadelphia Financial staff and access to the firm’s proprietary systems and technical expertise.
The new members are based in the U.S., Canada and London and include: John Anderson of Tempewick Wealth Management, William Dolan of SBG, Allan Goldstein of Goldstein Financial Group, Robert Hall and Grayson Dufrene of Vie International Financial Services, Peggy Hollander of The Succession Group, H. ThomasHollinger and William Denney, Newton One Advisors, Joan Ann Natola of Element Financial Group, Michael Niemann of Newton One Advisors, Sam Radin of National Madison Group, Iain Scott of Caledonia Planning Group and Howard Sharfmanof Schwartz Brothers Insurance.
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