BROOKFIELD, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MetLife today announced that the MetLife Premier Client Group (MPCG) of Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula has been recognized as the company’s 2014 Firm of the Year, MetLife’s highest management honor.
“MPCG of Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula epitomizes our organization’s commitment to providing clients with outstanding products, service and professional guidance through a consultative approach,” said Paul LaPiana, executive vice president of the MetLife Premier Client Group. “I’d like to personally commend the firm and its members for all their hard work in 2014, and congratulate them on this well-deserved recognition.”
“This award is a testament to the ongoing efforts of all our financial professionals, managers and support staff over the past year,” said Greg Brigowatz, managing partner of MPCG of Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula. “Without everyone at our firm working together, it simply wouldn’t have been possible. I’m very proud of what we’ve been able to accomplish as a team, and I look forward to continuing to raise the bar for the level of service we provide our clients even higher in the years to come.”
As part of the award, the firm received $15,000 from MetLife to donate to local charities of its choice. In an effort to spread the funds to communities throughout the state, the firm gave $5,000 to the Madison Lions Club, $5,000 to the Milwaukee Brewers Foundation, $2,500 to the Wausau Man of Honor Society and $2,500 to the De Pere chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
“The members of our firm are deeply committed to the communities they serve,” said Brigowatz. “We consider ourselves part of the fabric of the towns and cities in which we work, and we welcome the chance to give back whenever we can.”
MPCG of Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula offers a broad array of financial products and services for individuals, families and business owners, including life and disability income insurance; annuities; and investment products. For more information, please visit www.mpcgwisconsinup.metlife.com.
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (“MetLife”), is one of the largest life insurance companies in the world. Founded in 1868, MetLife is a global provider of life insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management. Serving approximately 100 million customers, MetLife has operations in nearly 50 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com.
The MetLife Premier Client Group is a distribution channel of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MLIC), New York, NY 10166. Securities and investment advisory services offered through MetLife Securities, Inc. (MSI) (member FINRA/SIPC) and a registered investment adviser, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036. MLIC and MSI are MetLife companies.