In this expanded role, Connole will oversee multiple MetLife and New England Financial offices in Ohio, including Partners Financial Group (an office of MetLife) and 212 Capital Group, both of Cleveland,while continuing to run MetLife firms in Dublin, Cincinnati, Toledo, and Dayton.
“We are pleased to appoint Michael to the role of Managing Director of these firms. He is an outstanding leader who is highly regarded in the industry,” said Peter Nejad, Regional Vice President for MetLife’s Central Region. “Through the firms’ collective resources and expertise, Michael and his team will deliver highly integrated and holistic financial strategies that will help build, conserve, and distribute wealth for customers throughout Ohio.”
“I look forward to working with the team to better assist our customers in Ohio and to continue to strengthen our client relationships,” said Connole. “By drawing upon the best practices of these offices, we will be able to grow and develop talent and provide even better support services to our financial representatives and their customers.”
Connole is a graduate of John Carroll University in University Heights. He is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Marine Corps Reserve and has worked in the financial services industry for 15 years. Connole and his wife, Stephanie, have four children.
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