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KME Insurance Brokerage Partners with ICON

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ICON, a joint venture between AIMCOR Group, LLC (AIMCOR) and AmeriLife Group, LLC (AmeriLife), announced today that it has entered into a partnership with KME Insurance Brokerage, a leading, national brokerage firm that specializes in corporate and individual disability and life insurance. Per the agreement, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Im excited to partner with Steve Heney and his team and look forward to a bright future for KME as part of ICON, said Marc Verbos, president of ICON. This partnership further highlights our vision and dedication to create a platform that combines expertise, resources and innovation to offer value to our affiliates. KME's knowledge of the disability market strengthens our overall capabilities and enables our affiliates to broaden the range of services they offer their agents, allowing them to have a greater impact on the lives of their clients."

Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Chicago, KME was built to serve and grow the businesses of employee benefit firms and independent producers to assist their clients with disability and life insurance protection. With more than 100 years of combined industry experience, KMEs in-house experts provide comprehensive support, including point-of-sale assistance, benefits implementation, case manager coordination, underwriting assistance and post-issue client administration. The teams hands-on approach and deep product knowledge have helped the firm earn a strong reputation for excellence in service, which has been a major engine for its growth and persistency.

The KME Team is excited to partner with ICON, said Heney, principal of KME. This collaboration will allow us to expand our footprint and further educate producers on the importance of income protection and life insurance. This partnership will not only enhance our services, but also provide our producers with even more valuable resources and support.

As part of ICON, KME will gain access to new life insurance and annuity products, among other leading resources, and become a part of a rapidly expanding AmeriLife Wealth Group, which aims to deliver best-in-class services to the modern agent and financial professional to ensure their clients no matter their stage of life never outgrow them.

Continuing to add to ICONs strong, diverse roster of partners is a crucial piece of AmeriLife Wealth Groups long-term strategy to transform wealth distribution, added Mike Vietri, Chief Distribution Officer of AmeriLife Wealth Group. Im thrilled to welcome Steve to our growing platform and look forward to watching his business grow and thrive under Marcs leadership.


About KME Insurance Brokerage

Founded in 2007, KME Insurance Brokerage specializes in both disability and life insurance to assist benefit consultants and independent producers with their clients needs. KMEs experts combined 100-plus years of experience is a testament to its knowledge and relationships within the industry, providing unparalleled results for its affiliated brokers. For more information, visit

About ICON

ICON (AIMCOR Consolidated LLC) is a joint venture between AIMCOR Group, LLC and AmeriLife Group, LLC. By combining the power of a premier national marketing organization (NMO) with capital resources, ICON offers brokerage distributors access to innovative technology, a multi-product platform and a robust suite of centralized shared services to better scale their business, protect their legacy, and enhance their service offerings. As part of ICON, affiliates not only benefit from access to resources and distribution, they join a community that allows them to maximize their entrepreneurial spirit and drive innovation, be at the forefront of transformation, take a long-term view, and most importantly make a greater impact on the lives of their team, their agency, and their communities. For more information, visit, and follow ICON on LinkedIn.

About AmeriLife

AmeriLifes strength is its mission: to provide insurance and retirement solutions to help people live longer, healthier lives. In doing so, AmeriLife has become recognized as the leader in developing, marketing, and distributing life and health insurance, annuities, and retirement planning solutions to enhance the lives of pre-retirees and retirees across the United States. For more than 50 years, AmeriLife has partnered with top insurance carriers to provide value and quality to customers served through a distribution network of over 300,000 insurance agents and financial professionals and more than 100 marketing organizations and insurance agency locations nationwide. For more information, visit, and follow AmeriLife on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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