Martin J. Wolff
Martin J. Wolff is the founder and Chairman of Martin J. Wolff & Company, Inc. He began his career in the insurance industry more than 40 years ago and remains dedicated to serving his clients better than anyone else. His knowledge and expertise in the field are eclipsed only by the remarkable personal service that is his trademark.
Martin J. Wolff was born in Evanston, Illinois. In 1949 he moved to Los Angeles with his family. He attended UC Berkeley and UCLA; and in 1962 he received his Bachelor's Degree in Political Science.
In 1975, after a nine-year association with Massachusetts Mutual, Mr. Wolff formed the full service insurance agency Martin J. Wolff & Company, Inc., Insurance Agents, providing clients with property and casualty insurance, employee benefits and individual life insurance products. In 1995 he sold the property and casualty division, Evergreen Insurance Services, to concentrate on his preferred specialty, individual life insurance and employee benefits.
Mr. Wolff has been involved in many insurance industry activities and has served on the local boards of the Los Angeles Life Underwriters and the Los Angeles County Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) chapter. He is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Round Table, the premier association of financial professionals. Mr. Wolff is frequently invited to speak at insurance symposiums and has received numerous industry recognitions and awards throughout his career.
In May, 2006 Mr. Wolff was honored with an appointment to the State of California's Department of Insurance Agents and Brokers Advisory Committee. This non-partisan committee is made up of 12 members from the insurance industry who meet on a quarterly basis in Sacramento, CA to advise the Insurance Commissioner on the most important issues pertaining to insurance.
Mr. Wolff is very active in the community. He serves on the Board of Directors of LA's BEST After School Enrichment Program - a nationally recognized after school education, enrichment and recreation program serving more than 25,000 children with the greatest needs and fewest resources throughout the City of Los Angeles. In addition, he is a member of the Advisory Board to SOVA Community Food and Resource Program. SOVA operates three neighborhood pantries in Los Angeles to alleviate hunger and poverty and provide support services to help people in need move towards self sufficiency. Mr. Wolff also serves as a member on the Board of Governors of Cedars Sinai Medical Center.
Mr. Wolff resides in the Hancock Park area of Los Angeles with his wife of 44 plus years, Donna. They have three wonderful sons and daughters-in-law and six grandchildren.