Martin & Lark Insurance Agency, Inc. Wins Top Life Insurance Award

Frankenmuth Insurance awards prize based on best performance

ROSSFORD, Ohio, April 19, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Martin & Lark Insurance Agency, Inc. has been appointed from ohio Life Insurance Agency of the Year by Frankenmuth Insurance. The prize is awarded to a Ohio agency that is the top performer in terms of profitability, growth and retention of life insurance policies over the past year.

“We are honored to work with partner agencies who provide valuable protection,” says Rich Pomeroy, Vice President of Lifetime Sales. “Agencies like Martin & Lark Insurance Agency are showing what it really means to work hard for our mutual clients. We look forward to continuing our partnership together for many years to come.”

Martin & Lark Insurance Agency, Inc. has been appointed with Frankenmuth Insurance since 2017 and is recognized as one of the carrier’s partner independent insurance agencies.

“It is an honor to accept this award for the second consecutive year on behalf of our agency. I am proud that our clients allow us to provide them with this most valuable protection. I am proud of our team for continuing to put our customers first and treat them like family. Additionally, we value the relationship we have between our customers and Frankenmuth Insurance as they deliver on a strong promise with the security of a highly rated insurance company,” said Rick ReichowPresident Martin & Lark Insurance Agency.

Martin & Lark Insurance Agency, Inc. was started in 1936 and provides personal and business solutions in Ohio and Michigan. For more information, visit:

About Frankenmuth Insurance
Insurance exists to provide peace of mind, and Frankenmuth Insurance has been protecting individuals, families and businesses for over 150 years. We truly care about the people we serve and strive to be your insurer of choice. We partner exclusively with over 700 independent agencies to customize business, home, auto and life insurance policies and bonds. Based at Frankenmuth, MIand doing business in 15 states, Frankenmuth Insurance is financially strong, with $2 billion in assets. The company has an AM Best rating of “A” (Excellent). For more information, visit

About Martin & Lark Insurance Agency
Started in 1936 with Jacques Reid representing The Buckeye Union Insurance Company, known as James O. Reid Insurance, located at 630 Main Street in Toledo, Ohio. In 1950, Howard Patton purchased Mr. Reid’s agency to form Patton-Reid Insurance. In 1970, John Lark was approached by his uncle, Howard Patton, regarding employment with Patton-Reid Insurance. John agreed and worked with his uncle to learn the trade. In January 1977, Patton-Reid Insurance was purchased by John Lark and became Patton-Lark. The business was relocated to a building purchased by Mr. Lark at 646 Main Street, Toledo, Ohio. In 1986, John Lark teams up with Bob Martin and his son Tim to form Martin & Lark Insurance and the agency moved upstairs to 648 1/2 Main Street, Toledo, Ohio. In August 2014, John purchased the current location at 1265 N. Dixie Highway, Rossford, Ohio continue to expand the agency. In January 2017, Rick purchased Martin & Lark Insurance Agency from John Lark. Continuing the long-term legacy of keeping client and family values ​​at the forefront of the agency motto. Today we have eight employees and serve more than 2,200 individuals, families and businesses across Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.

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