Insurance Brokerage Agency, Life Insurance, Annuities, Disability Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance.

J.L. Thomas & Company
Insurance Brokerage Agency

A partnership with J.L. Thomas & Company Insurance Brokerage Agency makes it easier for you to help your clients achieve their insurance/risk management and financial planning goals. As an Insurance Brokerage Agency, J.L. Thomas & Company is committed to helping their brokers build their book of business by giving them the resources they need to effectively position life insurance, long-term care insurance, annuities, and disability insurance within their clients’ financial portfolios. Our lineup of insurance companies and their products, backed by our expertise, presents a winning combination for you and your clients.
 J.L. Thomas & Company Insurance Brokerage Agency.

Our History

J.L. Thomas & Company is a family-owned insurance brokerage agency, now in its third generation. Owned and operated in the heart of Playhouse Square, Cleveland’s Theater District (second largest theater district in the United States).  J.L. Thomas & Company was found in 1971 by Jerry L. Thomas, CLU®. Jerry’s experience in the insurance business as both a personal producer and general agent gave him the insight to operate one of the country’s most respected brokerage operations. Jerry’s sons, J. Michael “Mike” Thomas, CLU® , David D. Thomas, MSFS, CLU®, ChFC®, and Craig W. Thomas have specialized skills that have fostered the company’s growth and success.
Carrier Partners
Cases Placed
Years in Business
J.L. Thomas & Company Insurance Brokerage Agency

Our Team


J. Michael Thomas,

Underwriting - Owner

David D. Thomas,

Advanced Case Design - Owner

Craig W.

Agency Operations - Owner

Sales and Marketing

Kurt M. Thomas, CFP®

Point of Sale

Jerry C. Thomas


Paul M. Shepherd

External Wholesaler

James X. Kelly,


William Gordon, LUTCF, CLTC


Operations Manager

Case Manager

Policy Holder Service

Phyllis C. Dall, ACS, AIAA

Commissions & Licensing


Impaired Risk - LTC


Policy Holder Service

J.L. Thomas & Company Insurance Brokerage Agency

Carrier Partners

Carriers J.L. Thomas & Company represents, American General, American Equity, AIG, Accordia, Global Atlantic, American National, Legal & General, Banner Life, AXA Equitable, Athene, Assurity, Kemper, John Hancock, Guggenheim, Great Western, Genworth, Fore Thought, Fidelity & Guaranty, Equi Trust, Cincinnati Life, Lincoln Financial, Principal, North American, Nationwide, National Guardian, Principal Financial, MetLife, Minnesota Life, Mutual of Omaha, Petersen International, Oxford, One American, William Penn, Transamerica, VOYA, The Standard, Symetra, Prudential, Protective.J.L. Thomas & Company Insurance Brokerage Sponsorship and Associations

Sponsorship and Associations

LifeMark Partners. Insurance Brokerage IMO Marketing Organization. J.L. Thomas & Company is a Memeber
NAILBA National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies. J.L. Thomas & Company is a Member.
NAIFA National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. J.L. Thomas & Company is a member.
IBNO Insurance Board of Northern Ohio. J.L. Thomas & Company is a member.
SFSP – FSP – Society of Financial Service Professionals. J.L. Thomas & Company is a member.