Harris Fishman Receives Prestigious Industry Award GAMA International’s Master Agency Award
March 14, 2016 (Bala Cynwyd, PA) – Harris S. Fishman, CLU, ChFC has received GAMA International’s Master Agency
Award. Fishman, who is President and CEO of First Financial Group, a general agency of Massachusetts
Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) was one of more than 180 recipients of the award in
The GAMA International Awards Program recognizes excellence in traditional and contemporary field
management throughout the financial services industry. GAMA created the Master Agency Award to
recognize those agencies that have met or exceeded $7,800,000 in commissions. The 2016 award was
based on the 125 highest commission credit figures received by GAMA for the 2015 qualification year.
Applicants must be GAMA International members in good standing, and GAMA accepts only
applications from a main or central office representing an entire agency.
The recipients of this year’s Master Agency Award were recognized at GAMA’s LAMP conference in Las
Vegas in March and are included in the July/August 2016 issue of GAMA International Journal.
“GAMA International’s leadership awards program represents the best of the best in the insurance and
financial services industry,” said GAMA International CEO Bonnie Godsman. “Recipients are both
community and business leaders serving hundreds of millions of Americans every day.”
About Harris Fishman
For the past 27 years, Mr. Fishman has specialized in advising business owners, professionals and high
net worth individuals with their financial and estate planning. He graduated with honors from the
University of Delaware in 1989 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
Mr. Fishman is active in a variety of community groups and serves on many local boards: Easter Seals of
Southeastern Pennsylvania; The American College Foundation Board; and Chair of the Finance
Committee at Old York Road Temple Beth‐Am.
About First Financial Group
First Financial Group is home to expert financial coaches that provide thoughtful, thorough strategies
and products that help their clients work towards goals in order to live their best lives. First Financial
Group believes financial planning and management is becoming increasingly complex, and playing the
game to win requires a team of people who love it and live it every day. As a major player in the
MassMutual Financial Group network, First Financial Group has maintained a track record of
accomplishments and success for 130 years.