enjoy longstanding and cordial relationships... dating as far back as the
1920's... with clients large and small... many of whom are among the most
prestigious corporations in the domestic and international business world.
operation and national in scope, our organization is a complex of
facilities and services which has evolved over a period of years dating
from 1923. We have changed to meet changing times.
original founder, Elmer G. Leterman, one of the best known and most
colorful men in the industry, is the author of six best-selling books on
salesmanship. These have been translated into 70 languages and sold
internationally. In 1930, in the very depths of the depression, Mr.
Leterman produced more than $58,000,000 in insurance coverage for his
clients. In these early days he founded Elmer G. Leterman & Co.,
Inc. which specialized in Individual Policy Planning. Mr. Leterman
retired in 1971 after forty-nine highly productive years.
1949 created the impetus on which our present philosophy and organization
are based. This was the year that the Elmer G. Leterman Company was
formed, with Norman N. Gortz as partner. A specialization in group
insurance planning was begun. It was at this time that the service
concept was developed and it has remained the foundation of our business
philosophy to the present day.
ensuing years have seen further changes designed to meet the needs of our
clients... changes marked by continued growth and a rise to higher levels
of professional prominence.
THE LETERMAN-GORTZ CORPORATION
in Group Insurance
and other Employee Benefit Programs
The Leterman-Gortz Corporation was formed in 1959 and The Elmer G.
Leterman Company and Elmer G. Leterman & Company were subsequently
merged. It is today, one of the nation's largest single organizations
specializing in the group insurance field. Involved with the full
spectrum of group-oriented plans, Leterman-Gortz is accepted by
professionals... attorneys, accountants, trust officers and others involved
with financial planning as the definitive authority on group insurance.
Hundreds of Employer Groups!
Thousands of Employees and Their
Millions in Benefits Paid!
Over $2 Billion of Insurance Sold
…....more than many insurance companies!