May 10

TWFG Expanding Agency Recruiting and Branches Into Northeast States

THE WOODLANDS, TX, May 10, 2017 – The Woodlands Financial Group (TWFG), which has grown to become one of the top national agencies from its base in Texas, is launching a strong effort to expand TWFG into the Middle Atlantic and Northeast states of New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Vic Cordone, a 37-year Allstate veteran and a former principal of FMJ Agency Alliance, will lead the new business thrust, according to Gordy Bunch, president and CEO of The Woodlands Financial Group.

Bunch said Cordone’s insurance industry experience and contacts will enable him to immediately begin recruiting independent and captive agents to set up TWFG branches in the target states. Cordone is tasked with adding 100 to 150 agencies to the national TWFG family. TWFG currently lists more than 300 retail branches in 22 states and has 3,000 affiliations with independent agents in 38 states.

Cordone said, “I am excited to offer these new independent agency opportunities to my long-time friends and new associates in New York and the Mid-Atlantic states. TWFG provides a complete agency management system, access to personal and commercial carriers, training, and back office support.” Cordone will be based in New Jersey and will personally handle brokering agents in the new wholesale and retail markets. He can be contacted at 732-513-7994 or

Bunch, launched The Woodlands Financial Group in 2001, just north of Houston, with $10,000. He says this new expansion program will offer proven tools to new and veteran insurance professionals as they join TWFG’s family of high-producing independent agents. Bunch, credits motivated agents for propelling TWFG to a ranking as the number one privately-owned, independent insurance services provider for Personal Lines in Texas and in the Top 30 nationally of 38,000 independent agencies.


For further Information:

Vic Cordone 732-513-7994

Paul Lazzaro 281-728-5704

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