Brings Industry-Leading Brokerage Services, Tools and Technology to MetLife Financial Professionals
ROSELAND, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Crump Life Insurance Services is pleased to announce a new brokerage relationship with MetLife, where Crump will provide sales support, underwriting, technology and brokerage services to MetLife’s financial professionals. Representatives from MetLife and its affiliates will have access to a broad portfolio of highly-rated non-proprietary products that offer a full spectrum of life-related insurance solutions for their clients, leveraging Crump’s tools, services and technology. The new partnership is effective immediately.
“We are excited to deepen our already strong relationship with the MetLife organization,” said Brian Winikoff, president of Crump Life Insurance Services, “Today, MetLife is one of our leading carrier partners for product distribution, and is also a client of our RiskRighter underwriting summary platform. Adding this new significant dimension – brokerage services to MetLife’s advisors — further strengthens the strong partnership between our organizations.”
“Our client base of financial institutions, ranging from major insurance carriers to national and regional banks and wirehouses, has grown significantly over the past few years as financial services organizations seek to provide their advisors and clients with the industry-leading multi-carrier insurance solutions. By partnering with us and leveraging our scale, they can deliver this platform on a lower cost basis and with broader solutions than by building it themselves.”
Winikoff added, “We are thrilled to extend our partnership with MetLife and excited to service MetLife’s producers’ as part of this relationship.”
“We are pleased to partner with Crump to provide these services to our representatives. The breadth and depth of Crump’s insurance resources will provide our financial professionals with access to the industry’s top multi-career distribution platform,” said Paul LaPiana, Senior Vice President, Individual Distribution, MetLife.
About Crump Life Insurance Services
Crump Life Insurance Services is a prominent independent wholesale distributor of life insurance, linking a national network of approximately 200,000 financial services professionals with the products manufactured by approximately 100 highly rated insurance companies. Crump supports the distribution of traditional and variable life, long-term care, disability, annuity products and life settlements with the industry’s premier sales and back-office support services, with a team of 1100 employees in 20+ locations across the U.S.
Crump’s technology-driven insurance distribution solutions are among the insurance brokerage industry’s most advanced, including Internet-based capabilities and a leading-edge administration system to support all aspects of processing with multiple insurance companies. Crump Life Insurance Services includes the following brands: Crump Life Institutional Group, Crump Potomac Affluent Markets, RiskRighterSM , Tellus Brokerage Connections and TIME, A Crump Company.
MetLife, Inc. is a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs, serving 90 million customers. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, MetLife holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com.