Louis Kreisberg has been a leading figure in the insurance industry since 1984. In recent years while at KBC Bank and Park Venture Advisors, Louis led a number of pioneering efforts to create innovative financing structures for life assets. Prior to founding Madison Strategic Partners , he was a Partner in Pacifica LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of KBC Bank. At Pacifica, he led efforts to originate and finance over $6 billion of policies, executed over $4 billion in policy sales and, through an affiliated company, acquired over $10 billion for its servicing platform. Louis was responsible for the New York office of Pacifica, overseeing a team of 150 employees and handling business development and transaction structuring initiatives.
Louis was a founding member Park Venture Advisors, where he designed and implemented bank-funded finance programs for insurance assets. Louis was managing member with primary responsibility for developing new business lines and counterparty relationships as well as transactional negotiations and implementation. Louis also oversaw asset sourcing among an extensive broker network as well as a team of 75 employees. His accomplishments while at Park Venture Advisors include structuring one of the first annuity-based programs with Credit Suisse and leading the origination and funding of over $6 billion in life assets.
Louis led production at numerous life insurance companies, including Guardian, John Hancock, American General, US Life and New York Life, where he was Chairman of the advisory board. As an acknowledged expert in estate planning, he has counted among his clients many Forbes 400 families. Louis has been a Top of the Table member of the Million Dollar Round Table, a member of the International Forum and a member of the American Society of Pension Actuaries. He is also the Former Chairman of the Insurance Committee for Trusts and Estates magazine.