Our History


Encompassing several glass panels, beautiful use of wood and stone, open spaces, and state-of-the-art technology, Savage opened their new headquarters in January.


Savage breaks ground on a new, 30,000 square foot headquarters along I-475 in Maumee, Ohio (suburb of Toledo).


Savage is named one of the top workplaces in the region by Toledo Blade and Energage, and for multiple years since.


Savage affiliates with Osaic Wealth, one of the premier independent broker-dealers in the country.


The University of Toledo’s College of Business Administration dedicates its new Savage and Associates Complex for Business Learning & Engagement in November – completing a 54,000 sq. ft. expansion with a state-of-the-art, high technology complex to serve as a portal to students and the business world.


Savage Foundation established to help support nonprofit organizations throughout northwest Ohio. More than $1.3 million raised to date.


Under the leadership of Bob Savage, GAMA International recognizes Savage with their highest honor, the “Master Agency Award,” naming the firm for the first time (and several years following) one of the top 100 financial services organizations in the nation.


Ernst & Young names John and Bob recipients of their Entrepreneur of the Year Award.


Centennial Hall, a multi-purpose arena for The University of Toledo basketball and volleyball programs, as well as various concerts and special events, is renamed John F. Savage Hall. (In 2008, the name changes to Savage Arena.)


Through the direction of Mickey Rosenberg, Savage establishes the securities division in July.


Led by Wayne Milewski, Savage launches employee/group benefit consulting in February.


Bob takes over as president, as John focuses attention on client and community work. Additionally, in April, Savage moves to Talmadge Road location in Toledo, remaining there for 46 years.


In just 14 years, John grows life insurance protection from $4 million to $30 million.


Savage moves to a shopping strip on Monroe Street (near Secor Road) in Toledo, Ohio.


John’s brother, Bob, becomes the first-ever associate, serving as executive vice president.


In May, John F. Savage starts Savage and Associates with a strong belief in the difference people can make in the lives of others.

At Savage and Associates, we understand how important relationships are when it comes to financial services. We’ve been helping families and businesses build financial success since 1957 with our belief that success is a byproduct of serving our clients and our community.

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