Larry Adkins is the Senior Vice President of Business Development for Agency Brokerage Consultants. He has spent the last 30 years working in the financial services and P&C insurance industry. He has the unique experience of having been a buyer or seller in more than 50 agency acquisitions between 2015 and 2022.
Larry started his career with Mutual of New York in the 1990s where he was a sales representative and sales team leader, winning awards for “Rookie of the Year” and “Top Financial Advisor”. Larry was promoted to Managing Director, overseeing 120 financial advisors. His next role was Regional Vice President for MetLife, managing the Southeast region, with over 2,000 sales associates producing more than $200M of revenue for the company.
Larry left MetLife in late 2014 to start a P&C agency, which he and a partner grew to $6M in revenue through two dozen acquisitions. In 2019, Larry and his partner started another agency in conjunction with a large network, which they again grew to $6M in revenue through another two dozen acquisitions. The partners sold their agency in 2021 through Agency Brokerage Consultants and their ownership interests in the joint venture in 2022.
He is a licensed life & health agent, P&C agent, and Real Estate Sales Associate in the state of Florida. He is also a Chartered Financial Consultant and holds FINRA licenses 6, 63, 51, 65, 7, and 24. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Central Florida in 1991.
Larry has two daughters and enjoys golf, exercise, fishing, outdoors, travel and learning. He has a passion for self-improvement and truly believes “If you can dream it, you can do it!”