Skip to Main Navigation Skip to Main Content

Daniel J. Downing

Senior Vice President of Independent Agent Distribution

Dan DowningDaniel J. Downing leads the strategic and operational direction of the independent agent distribution channel and serves as W&S Financial Group Distributors’ national sales manager for the independent agent channel in Goshen, New York. He reports directly to Mark E. Caner, president of W&S Financial Group Distributors.


Downing joined W&S Financial Group Distributors in 2000 as vice president of the independent agent channel in Goshen as part of Western & Southern’s acquisition of Integrity Life Insurance Company and National Integrity Life Insurance Company. His previous experience included positions at Sun America, John Alden Life Insurance Company and TIAA-CREF.

Education & Registrations

  • Downing earned his bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from Fordham University.
  • Downing earned a master of business administration in finance from Adelphi University.
  • He holds FINRA Series 6, 26 and 63 registrations.
  • He is also licensed in life and health insurance and variable annuities in New York.

Daniel Downing's Expanded Bio

Make informed choices about your financial future. Visit BrokerCheck by FINRA.

Securities offered through Touchstone Securities, Inc. Cincinnati, OH, a registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC.