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Sid Franklin began his career with New York Life in the Northern Ohio office. Sid became one of the top producers at New York Life throughout his career by helping families and business owners protect their financial security.

Sid qualifies for MDRT and became a 54 year member.

Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), The Premier Association of Financial Professionals®, was founded in 1927 and is a global, independent association of more than 43,000 of the world's leading life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 500 companies in 67 countries. MDRT members demonstrate exceptional professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct and outstanding client service. MDRT membership is recognized internationally as the standard of excellence for life insurance sales performance in the life insurance and financial services business.

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Sid pictured next to Ben Feldman, one of New York Life's all time agents
en route to a producers meeting.

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Sid Franklin in an MDRT study group.

After building a successful foundation revolving around the protection of his clients and their families, Sid reached the pinnacle of his career by becoming Council President in 1960. Council President signifies the top agent in all of New York Life.

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Sid’s son Alan, inspired by his father's career and the families he had helped, joined the Northern Ohio office and quickly established himself as a top agent.

 

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Alan qualifies for MDRT and became a 38 year member. One of Alan’s favorite parts about MDRT was playing piano in the jazz and bluegrass bands with his lifelong industry friends.

Alan’s son Paul expands the family practice to the east coast, settling in the DC area. What was mostly an insurance and estate planning practice, Franklin Capital Strategies has now grown into a holistic financial planning operation. Like his grandfather and father, Paul has achieved MDRT qualification every year as well as becoming one of New York Life’s top agents. In addition to spending time with his clients, Paul has been a high school football coach in the Washington, DC area for over 10 years. 

1940

Sid Franklin began his career with New York Life in the Northern Ohio office. Sid became one of the top producers at New York Life throughout his career by helping families and business owners protect their financial security.

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1953

Sid qualifies for MDRT and became a 54 year member.

Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), The Premier Association of Financial Professionals®, was founded in 1927 and is a global, independent association of more than 43,000 of the world's leading life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 500 companies in 67 countries. MDRT members demonstrate exceptional professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct and outstanding client service. MDRT membership is recognized internationally as the standard of excellence for life insurance sales performance in the life insurance and financial services business.

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Sid pictured next to Ben Feldman, one of New York Life's all time agents
en route to a producers meeting.

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Sid Franklin in an MDRT study group.

1960

After building a successful foundation revolving around the protection of his clients and their families, Sid reached the pinnacle of his career by becoming Council President in 1960. Council President signifies the top agent in all of New York Life.

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1974

Sid’s son Alan, inspired by his father's career and the families he had helped, joined the Northern Ohio office and quickly established himself as a top agent.

 

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1977

Alan qualifies for MDRT and became a 38 year member. One of Alan’s favorite parts about MDRT was playing piano in the jazz and bluegrass bands with his lifelong industry friends.

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2009

Alan’s son Paul expands the family practice to the east coast, settling in the DC area. What was mostly an insurance and estate planning practice, Franklin Capital Strategies has now grown into a holistic financial planning operation. Like his grandfather and father, Paul has achieved MDRT qualification every year as well as becoming one of New York Life’s top agents. In addition to spending time with his clients, Paul has been a high school football coach in the Washington, DC area for over 10 years. 

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