Portrait of Martin J. Wolff

Martin J. Wolff


Martin J. Wolff was born in Evanston, Illinois. In 1949 he moved to Los Angeles with his family. He attended both UC Berkeley and UCLA and in 1962 received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science.

In 1975, after a 9-year association with a major Insurance Company, 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 over the years and has served on the boards of the Los Angeles Life Underwriters and the Los Angeles County Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) Association. 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.

Mr. Wolff has been honored two times, by two different Insurance Commissioners, to serve on the State of California’s Department of Insurance Agents and Brokers Advisory Committee.

Mr. Wolff has held leadership roles in several organizations benefiting the Los Angeles community. He served on the Advisory Board of SOVA Community Food and Resource Program which operates three neighborhood pantries in Los Angeles to alleviate hunger and provide support services to help people in need move toward self-sufficiency. He was a member of the Board of Directors of LA’s BEST for 14 years. This nationally recognized after school enrichment program serves more than 30,000 children with the greatest needs and fewest resources throughout the City of Los Angeles. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation and a member of the Board of Governors of Cedars Sinai Medical Center.

Mr. Wolff and his wife Donna have been married for more than 50 years and reside in the Hancock Park area of Los Angeles. They have three married sons and six grandchildren.