Harris S. FishmanCLU®, ChFC®
President and CEO
Harris S. Fishman, CLU, ChFC, has accomplished significant achievements within the insurance and financial services industry.. With his leadership abilities and commitment to service, Harris has taken MassMutual Greater Philadelphia (MMGP) to soaring heights in the region.
Under Harris’ leadership, MassMutual Greater Philadelphia has grown from 40 to over 125 full-time financial professionals. MMGP services over 39,000 clients* and our policy and account values exceed $1.56 billion (As of 12/31/2015: Includes values of MassMutual and subsidiary insurance companies and retirement products and investment products offered through MML Investors Services, LLC, a MassMutual subsidiary).
Harris is a firm believer that in order to build long-lasting relationships with clients, one must also have to serve the local communities in which they live and work. He is an advocate for providing financial literacy programs to families across the region and champions the access of resources and valuable government benefits for special needs families and their children. Harris is member of the board for Easter Seals of Southeastern Pennsylvania, The American College Foundation Board, Vinny Curry’s Rush 2 Victory and serves as the Chair of the Finance Committee at Old York Road Temple Beth-Am.
Harris graduated with honors from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and attended Darden Business School’s Executive Leadership Program. Harris is a Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant. He holds Series 7, 6, 65, 63 and 24 registrations with FINRA, and is a registered principal with MML Investors Services, LLC. He served as President of MassMutual’s General Agent’s Association in 2013.
He and his wife, Ellen, live in Rydal, Pennsylvania and have 2 daughters, Rachel and Emily.
Awards & Accolades: Crystal Achievement Award, MassMutual (2003‐2016) | Bronze Chairman’s Trophy, MassMutual (2012 & 2013) | Gold Chairman’s Trophy , MassMutual (2008, 2010, 2015 and 2016) | Best Places to Work, Philadelphia Business Journal (2007‐2016) | Top Work Place, Philly.com (2010‐2013, 2015-2017) | Top CEO, Philly.com & Philadelphia Inquirer (2012) | Top Leadership Award, Philly.com & Philadelphia Inquirer (2016) | CEO of the Year Award, Main Line Chamber of Commerce (2012) | CEO Philanthropy Award, Executive Leadership Radio (2012) | Most Admired CEO, Philadelphia Business Journal (2015) | Most Admired CEO’s Change Driver Award, Philadelphia Business Journal (2016) | Master Agency Award, GAMA International (2016) | Corporate Culture Award, SmartCEO (2015) | Future 50 Award, SmartCEO (2016) | Top Leadership Award, Philly.com (2017)