Michael J. Levin
President and CEO
Michael Levin received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from the University of Florida in 2004. While attending school, Michael was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
Upon graduation Michael entered the financial services industry. In his first year he was named Levin Financial Group's "New Associate of the year." In 2006 Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance company (MassMutual) awarded Michael with the Rising Leader and Fast Pace Awards. That same year MassMutual awarded him their most distinguished honor for a first year advisor, the "Freshman Five award." Of the 1,600 first year advisors that are associated with the MassMutual network, only five receive this award. He was recognized in 2009 by the Tampa Chapter of NAIFA as one of the "Top 4 Under 40" financial professionals in the Bay area. In 2010, the Tampa Bay Business Journal honored him as an "Up and Comer" in the under 30 category.
In 2007 Michael was promoted to Managing Associate with LFG and in 2008 he was promoted again to the position of Sales Manager. Of the 250+ Sales Managers affiliated with MassMutual, Michael was the youngest. On January 1st, 2014, Michael became President of LFG and Co-General Agent for the MassMutual Tampa agency with his father, Gary Levin, making Michael the first son to succeed his father in a MassMutual General Agency in over 35 years. Gary retired on January 1st of 2016 at which time Michael assumed the role of President & CEO of Levin Financial Group. In 2016 MassMutual awarded Levin Financial Group with the Bronze Chairman's Trophy in the large agency category for outstanding performance in 2015.
Michael is a member of The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, NAIFA, AALU, GAMA, Tampa Yacht & Country Club and Palma Ceia Golf Club. In 2010 Michael was appointed to the Consultative Board for Tampa Catholic High School where he now serves as head of the Finance Committee. Michael spent 3 years on the Advisory Board for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and founded the TMH Breathing For Life Foundation to benefit CFF. After meeting his wife, Dana, a survivor of Pediatric Cancer, Michael discovered a passion for raising money & awareness for the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation of which he now serves as a the Treasurer of the Board’s Executive Committee. Michael resides in South Tampa with his wife and daughter Joanna.