NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
a leading provider of benefits, insurance and wealth management
services, has expanded its support of advisors with the addition of
Michael McLaughlin to NFP Advisor Services as the Managing Director of Fusion
Advisor Network and Senior Vice President Business Consulting.
Mr. McLaughlin will assume the newly expanded role to support and
develop business consulting functions for both Fusion Advisor Network
and Advisor Services. The expansion of Mr. McLaughlin’s position is an
extension of NFP’s commitment to ensure all of its advisors enjoy the
highest quality support from NFP.
“Mike has significant experience in many aspects of the financial
services industry including practice management support for advisors.
His expertise will be a valuable asset in the evolution of NFP Advisor
Services,” notes James Poer, President, NFP Advisor Services.
Stuart Silverman, Chairman Emeritus of Fusion Advisor Network, added,
“We are incredibly pleased to position Mike in this new role. Not only
will he bring valuable experience to our organization, but he will also
be engaging our top-tier advisors in new and exciting ways with a
broader view of what independent financial advisors from around the
country want and need to be successful.”
“NFP and Fusion have a rich history of providing unparalleled service
and support to advisors. I am eager to help advisors leverage NFP
resources and contribute to the future of Fusion Advisor Network,”
shares Mr. McLaughlin.
Mr. McLaughlin has over three decades of experience in the financial
services industry at companies such as Gerstein Fisher, SEI and Lord
Abbett. He has a proven record of managing practice development, mergers
and acquisitions, expanding business’ customer support and consistently
contributing to the bottom line at top wealth management firms across
the country. He holds his Series 7, 24, 63, 65 and a Bachelors of Arts
in Economics and English from Bucknell University.
National Financial Partners Corp. (NFP) and its benefits, insurance and
wealth management businesses provide diversified advisory and brokerage
services to companies and high net worth individuals, partnering to help
preserve their assets and prosper over the long term. NFP advisors
provide innovative and comprehensive solutions, backed by NFP's national
scale and resources.
NFP operates in three business segments. The Corporate Client Group
provides corporate and executive benefits, retirement plans, and
property and casualty insurance. The Individual Client Group includes
retail and wholesale life insurance brokerage and wealth management
advisory services. The Advisor Services Group serves independent
financial advisors by offering broker/dealer and asset management
products and services.
Most recently NFP was ranked in the top 10 on Business Insurance's 100
Largest Brokers of U.S. Business and Best’s Review’s Top Global
Insurance Broker lists; second on Business Insurance's Largest Agents
and Brokers Headquartered in the U.S. Northeast; it operates the
fifth-largest executive benefits provider of nonqualified deferred
compensation plans by total clients, as ranked by PlanSponsor; and
operates a top 10 independent broker/dealer as ranked by Investment
Advisor. NFP is also a leading independent life insurance distributor
according to many top-tier carriers.
NFP Advisor Services is a business segment of NFP that includes NFP
subsidiaries NFP Securities, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, and NFP IndeSuite,
For more information, visit www.nfpasg.com.
Ashley Cop, 512-697-6026
Bradd DelMuto, 610-228-2101