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Our History

An American Success Story of Creativity, Innovation, and Perseverance

1970
April 1

And they moved to Beverly. Hills that is.

And they moved to Beverly. Hills that is.
Marty Greenberg, a successful stockbroker in Manhattan, and his wife, Lisa Greenberg moved to Beverly Hills based a recommendation, from a close friend and business associate, to begin his career in the brokerage industry.
1971
April 1

Total Financial is born

Total Financial is born
Marty joined Executive Life, the largest insurer in California at the time.  He emerged with the only contract that allowed them to brokerage other carriers along with offering the same products as the other captive agencies.  Total Financial is born with Marty as the principal and Lisa running operations and back office.
1972
April 1

Eddy Greenberg creates the first digital insurance illustration system

Eddy Greenberg creates the first digital insurance illustration system
Marty and Lisa’s son, Eddy Greenberg, creates the first computerized insurance illustration system, a blueprint for what would eventually become standard in the industry.
1973
April 6

Ten Years of Successful Independent Brokerage

Ten Years of Successful Independent Brokerage
Total Financial became a reinsurer along with Executive Life’s captive agencies.  Over the next 10 years, Total Financial was Executive Life’s number one independent life brokerage agency.
1985
November 29

Diana Greenberg joins the team

Diana Greenberg joins the team
Diana Greenberg joins the family business.  Under Lisa’s tutelage, Diana began honing her skills in underwriting.  She learned the art of underwriting, large case coordination, case management, and the importance of strong relationships with her carrier partners.  Her ability to present a case with advanced medical knowledge and case facts allowed her to place the largest most difficult cases and her leadership acumen became readily apparent over the next several years.
1991
April 1

Total Financial expansion begins

Total Financial expansion begins
After the sale of Executive Life, Total expanded its independent brokerage foot print by adding multiple carrier relationships, many of whom we lead in production for years to come.
1999
April 6

Total Financial Joins With NFP

Total Financial Joins With NFP
Total Financial joins with NFP, a leading national insurer.  Total Financials’ proven reputation in medical expertise, underwriting, and large case reinsurance coordination they became known as the premier agency for the entertainment industry.  Over the following 10 years, they would do for NFP what they had mastered with Executive Life and again would rise to the top and be a leader in production.
2014
April 6

Diana Greenberg becomes President and CEO

Diana Greenberg becomes President and CEO
Diana Greenberg becomes the President and CEO of Total Financial.  Marty was appointed chairman of the board and Lisa was appointed to the board of directors.  Diana’s instincts led her to transform the business to better compete in the changing industry landscape.
2015
April 16

Scott Whitehead Joins The Team

Scott Whitehead Joins The Team
She brought in Scott Whitehead, an industry expert with 20 years of experience to help her transform Total Financial into what it is today.  Marty and Lisa were integral to this process and their valuable guidance helped maintain and expand upon the legacy they had built.
2016
April 6

Total Financial partners with Bramco to focus on Brokerage

Total Financial partners with Bramco to focus on Brokerage
After an extensive search Total Financial joined Bramco, further solidifying Diana’s vision to transform Total into the next generation of premier brokerage firms.  At the time, Bramco was a 25-agency conglomerate with considerable clout and industry access.
2018
April 7

Marty Greenberg is recognized for his achievements

Marty Greenberg is recognized for his achievements
Marty receives the prestigious Will Farrell award, given by NAIFA, for his contributions to the life insurance industry over his lifetime.
2019
April 6

Bramco merges with LifeMark to form LIBRA Insurance Partners

Bramco merges with LifeMark to form LIBRA Insurance Partners
Bramco merged with LifeMark to form LIBRA Insurance Partners.  With 62 partner agencies representing over 20% market share in the independence brokerage space, it is one of the largest marketing organizations in the United States.
2021
April 6

Total Financial continues its unparalleled record of success

Total Financial continues its unparalleled record of success
Over the years, Total Financial has placed over $75 billion of insurance face amount and continues its unparalleled record of success for both itself and its many partners and clients.  Diana Greenberg is nationally known for her medical expertise and ability to advocate for her agents using the 30 years of experience she has acquired.  She has received accolades from numerous carriers, growing Total Financial to new heights.  Scott Whitehead and Diana use their positions on numerous advisory boards to advocate for their clients and improve industry outcomes for everyone.