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Daniel J. Downing

Dan Downing

Senior Vice President of Independent Agent Distribution

Daniel 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.

  • Downing earned his bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from Fordham University.
  • He 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.

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