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MarshBerry is proud to announce that Phil Trem, Senior Vice President, was named one of Insurance Business America’s Hot 100.

Phil joined MarshBerry in 2010 as a Vice President on the Merger & Acquisition (M&A) team and was named Senior Vice President in 2015.  He is a key contributor to MarshBerry’s M&A services division*and has extensive knowledge in the areas of acquisition analysis, due diligence, deal negotiation and integration planning. He’s personally been involved in 25+ transactions since his arrival at MarshBerry.

 “I am thrilled to see Insurance Business America recognize Phil for the tremendous impact he has had not only for our company, but within the insurance industry.  He has been an ambassador of the MarshBerry brand throughout his six years with the company,” said John Wepler, Chairman and CEO of MarshBerry.  “He launched our Individual Branding Team to support the brands of our consultants in the marketplace, strengthened relationships with buyers in the industry, contributes to our Strategic Planning Team and now leads our Private Equity practice.  He’s also been integral to the success of our MarshBerry 360 seminar series which has become the event for insurance executives and professionals,” said Wepler.

 Aside from his responsibilities within the firm’s M&A division, Phil is a regular contributor to MarshBerry’s consulting practice.  His consulting activities involve internal perpetuation planning, agency valuations, business planning, financial and organizational development, compensation strategies and as a facilitator within MarshBerry’s Peer Exchange Networks. Along with his consulting activities, Trem is also an active thought leader in the industry.  Since 2013, Trem has been published more than sixty times in industry-leading publications, including MarshBerry’s own proprietary publication – CounterPoint. He is a keynote speaker at agent association meetings, insurance carrier elite meetings and executive leadership forums, including Selective Executive Symposiums, the Annual Insurance Brokerage Summit (formerly the SNL Financial Insurance Brokerage Summit) and training workshops.

Phil currently maintains the Series 62, 79 and 63 FINRA Registrations through MarshBerry Capital, Inc., the affiliated FINRA-registered Broker/Dealer of Marsh, Berry & Co., Inc.

This annual listing by Insurance Business America recognizes 100 individuals within the insurance industry that have been influential for the year.  The distinction is based on nominations from the insurance community.  Honorees range from CEO and presidents of major insurers to local heroes.

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