By Lindsay Lorenz
PBN Staff Writer
WARWICK - Barnum Financial Group, an office of MetLife, has been named MetLife’s 2012 Firm of the Year. The company, which has five locations in Rhode Island, was also awarded the company’s highest management honor, the 2012 Individual Distribution Firm of the Year, the company announced recently.
“This award is an indication of Barnum Financial Group’s commitment to the highest levels of performance that a financial services firm can achieve,” Paul LaPiana, senior vice president of individual distribution for MetLife, said in a statement. “.... With this award, MetLife is pleased to recognize Barnum Financial Group as one of its premiere firms.”
Barnum Financial Group provides a range of investment and risk management products and services to more than 160,000 clients including individuals and their families as well as small businesses, corporations, government entities, not-for profit organizations and their employees.
In addition to offices in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Massachusetts, Barnum has offices in Warwick, Coventry, East Providence and Bristol.
The firm was established in 1950 and has been under the management of Managing Director, Paul Blanco, since 1993.