Although John F. Savage was a giant in the financial services industry, he was best known as a caring, practical, and humorous man who inspired those he met and gave back to his community.
John Savage founded Savage and Associates in 1957 from a tiny office with no secretary. In just 14 years, the agency grew from approximately $4 million in annual production to over $50 million. John was a Qualifying and Life Member of the Million Dollar Round Table and principle speaker at conventions and seminars worldwide.
According to his brother Bob Savage, past president of the firm, “John was a teacher and coach who was very fond of one-liners. He loved to inspire people with funny stories that offered insights into how they could overcome problems and achieve success. John traveled the world making speeches and meeting people from all walks of life. His optimistic outlook rubbed off on thousands.”
John Savage died of leukemia in 1993, but the company he helped build is recognized today as one of the 100 largest insurance and financial service agencies in the United States, according to the General Agents Management Association.