President & CEO, Principal
CPCU, ARM, CT Licensed Consultant P & C, Life & Health, Surplus & Excess Lines Broker License, Registered Financial Advisor & Registered Representative
Joe Smith is President and CEO of Smith Brothers Insurance and has developed his agency into one of the largest insurance, risk management, and financial services firms in New England.
Joe has built a reputation as a forward-thinking entrepreneur and has consistently led the growth of Smith Brothers at a rate of more than 15% per year for the last 20 years. Smith Brothers’ is known for its “Be Sure Promise”, community-based commitment, and culture that revolves around helping others. Under Joe’s leadership, Smith Brothers has grown to nearly 200 colleagues with locations across four states.
Joe is a frequent speaker at insurance industry events and dedicates his time to leadership roles in a variety of philanthropic and business endeavors. He is a founding member of Kids For Kids Connecticut, a Trustee for the Boys & Girls Club of Hartford, a Board Member of the Nutmeg State Games, and he is an active member of the International Young Presidents’ Organization, Connecticut Chapter.
Joe holds several industry designations including CPCU, ARM, Connecticut Licensed P&C Consultant, Life & Health Broker, and Excess & Surplus Lines Broker. He is also Managing Partner of Smith Brothers Financial, a full-service financial services practice. He is a Registered Financial Advisor and Registered Representative.
Joe is a graduate of St. Anselm College and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.