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What will be the primary drivers for growth of the life settlement industry in the future?

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John Welcom is one of the most experienced life settlement brokers in the United States, working exclusively in the secondary market since 1993. Mr. Welcom founded Welcome Funds Inc. in January 2000 to educate life insurance consumers on the life settlement option. Welcome Funds has since grown into one of the largest and most active nationally licensed life settlement brokerages in the industry. Welcome Funds provides professional representation to life settlement consumers & their advisors, as well as institutional portfolio owners, and negotiates directly with every major life settlement provider in the secondary market in an effort to secure the highest sales value. Since 2000, the firm has traded more than $2.5 Billion in face value and provided over $400 Million in settlement proceeds to clients.

Mr. Welcom is also the Founder & CEO of Welcome Life Financial Group, LLC, a family of companies that provides industry-leading solutions to all participants in the life settlement lifecycle, from producers & brokers to providers & institutional investors. The firm’s subsidiaries include:

  • Welcome Life Securities, LLC – the 1st U.S broker-dealer to specialize in life settlement securities services including variable life settlement broker services, institutional trading, and other life settlement securities related services;
  • PolicyTrac Technologies, LLC ( – a web-based life settlement business management & market data technology;
  • Life Markets Compliance, LLC – a life settlement compliance company that provides back office regulatory and licensing support for life settlement brokers, life insurance agencies, and broker-dealers.

Mr. Welcom graduated in 1993 with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Economics from the University of Miami. John is also a licensed life agent and life settlement broker throughout the U.S. and holds the Series 6, 26, 63 & 99 Securities Registrations.


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