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Phil Harriman

Past President of MDRT and 17 Year Top of the Table Advisor

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For over 30 years, Phil Harriman has worked with family-held and non-profit businesses in the areas of retirement planning, business continuation planning and estate planning. He started his career with Maine Governor James B. Longley’s insurance agency in 1977. In 1983, he and Michael A. Lebel formed an independent insurance and investment brokerage firm – Lebel & Harriman, LLP.

Phil is a graduate of Husson University earning a degree in Business Administration, majoring in Insurance. He was awarded the Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant designations from The American College in Bryn Mawr, PA.

In 1989, he was admitted into membership of the prestigious Association of Advanced Life Underwriting, Phil has served two terms as a member of its board of directors. Phil is the Past President of the Million Dollar Round Table, an international association of financial and life insurance advisors. He is a past executive committee member of the Maine Estate Planning Council. In 2000, he was the recipient of the J. Putnam Stevens Award for his outstanding contributions to the life insurance profession.

Phil has spoken to international audiences worldwide including Australia, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Brazil, Europe, Philippines, Canada and Thailand. He has also appeared on CNN Financial, Sky Tel and Bloomberg Radio Network.

Lebel & Harriman is one of the largest retirement and business succession planning firms on New England. They manage over 1.3 billion in retirement and investment accounts and serves family businesses in all areas of succession planning, key employee retention and legacy planning.

His community service includes serving on numerous boards including trustee of Make A Wish- Maine and Husson University. Phil’s civic involvement includes serving four terms representing the 23rd District in the Maine Senate.

Phil delivers political analysis for News Center Maine the NBC affiliate.

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