Harris Fishman Named A 2019 Philadelphia Inquirer's Influencer of Finance


Bala Cynwyd, PA – MassMutual Greater Philadelphia (MMGP) is excited to announce that president and CEO, Harris Fishman, has been recognized as a winner of the Philadelphia Inquirer’s 2019 Influencers of Finance Award. Harris was selected by a panel of judges and evaluated not only on his business success and acumen, but also his ability to change and influence the industry.

Harris has taken MMGP to soaring heights, growing the firm to 175 financial professionals at over 20 offices throughout the Greater Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley Regions. In 2018, Harris and MMGP experienced a record-breaking year as the firm significantly expanded its geographic footprint in the Lehigh Valley and Central PA regions with the acquisition of a firm based in Allentown, PA. With 133 years of history, more than 20 office locations, over 54,000 clients1 and $2.38 billion of assets serviced2, MMGP is well positioned to support the ever-growing needs of the clients and communities it serves.

“I am honored to be recognized alongside this dynamic group of leaders who are helping to shape the region and transform our industry,” states Fishman. “Our commitment to our clients and the community is paramount and I am grateful for the trust they place in us every day.”

Recognized as one of 29 winners, representing 13 different categories, Harris was honored at an awards ceremony at the Crystal Tea Room on Thursday, February 28th and profiled in a special section of the Sunday Inquirer on February 24th.


Award Selection Criteria:  Seeking seasoned financial professionals who shape, change and transform the industry through acquisitions, mergers and overall impact on the economy and include leaders bringing a mix of credentials, viewpoints and backgrounds from all walks of the financial industry.   Note: An external panel of experts reviewed and selected the 2019 winners who were evaluated, not only on their business success and acumen, but also taking into consideration their ability to change and influence the industry as a whole.

This award should not be construed by clients or prospective clients as a guarantee that they will experience a certain level of results if the Registered Investment Advisor is engaged (or continues to be engaged) in providing investment advisory services. Nor should it be construed as a current or past endorsement of the Registered Investment Advisor by any of its clients.

1 | An insured, owner, or payer of a Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) policy or contract.

2 | As of 12/31/2018: Includes values of MassMutual and subsidiary insurance companies and retirement products and investment products offered through MML Investors Services, LLC, a MassMutual subsidiary.

About MassMutual Greater Philadelphia

Pivotal life events often occur without warning. At MassMutual Greater Philadelphia, we take great pride in knowing that we have helped our neighbors, friends, families and business owners make good decisions when it comes to being financially prepared for the unexpected. We put the needs of our clients first and hold the strong belief that doing business the right way leads to long-lasting relationships with the communities we serve.

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