Tom and Jason Kestler took an unconventional approach when building Kestler Financial Group. Since they started out where you are, as producers, they knew they had to create a strong, producer-focused firm. They concentrated on recruiting a stellar team of customer and service focused individuals who want to provide you, the advisor, with the best tools and products to support your business but, moreover, to deliver an outstanding experience to your clients!
Additionally, Tom and Jason felt that Kestler Financial was not going to grow on a flimsy foundation of false promises and faux support. That being said, they were not seduced by the quick success of appointing huge numbers of agents. While many of the competitors focused on quantity, Tom and Jason strategically partnered with top producers who mirrored the integrity and core values they strived to uphold in their business model. That strategy has followed the company into nationally-acclaimed partnerships such as Annexus, which kicked off in 2006 with the most successful annuity launch in history!
Our first year generated $1.125 billion in business with 3,300 agents who we proudly supported as their businesses successfully grew through our strategic partnerships.
Meet The Band
Kestler Financial’s diversified and solid foundation gives us a most unique value proposition – we truly identify with our advisors. We passionately strive to grow our business on the core principles of providing our advisors with nationally recognized, powerful products which positions them as a leader in the industry. All the while, maintaining personable and supportive relationships by respecting each individual advisors and their respective marketing needs. Give us a call and you might enjoy marching to the beat of a different drummer!
Kestler Financial’s unique management style and leadership have been featured in magazines such as, Inc., Direct Marketing, Fortune Small Business, and Senior Market Sales. More recently, one of their proudest professional moments was when Kestler Financial was named one of the fastest-growing-companies by Inc. Magazine.
From the start, we focused on three concepts:
- Building solid, lasting relationships with top producers in the industry
- Creating a new customer service model that puts the producer’s needs ahead of the insurance carriers’
- Offering products and innovative marketing concepts that would help our producers become more successful
Our Teams Work For You
Because our name is on everything we do, we are very selective about the team of professionals handling your business. Before ever receiving a paycheck, each prospective Kestler Financial employee undergoes a thorough personality assessment: The Predictive Index (PI). This helps us to know how best to train, position, and manage the team that supports you in the field. To get more information about The Predictive Index, contact us.
All of our marketers are insurance-licensed and are encouraged to pursue additional licensure and industry certifications.
The case managers who handle your submissions visit every insurance carrier we work with to build relationships with their home office counterparts. When they are working with the carrier on your behalf, they already have established rapport with the people processing your business. Our metrics show this results in less time between submission and commission.
This is not just talk. In one way or another, all of our employees are provided with incentives that are based on your success. Our organization and the individuals within it do not succeed unless you succeed. This agent first attitude will be apparent in every interaction you have with Kestler Financial.