Executive Bio Detail
500 North Westshore Blvd
Tampa FL, 33609
Matt Harrell brings a wealth of industry experience to Franklin Street Insurance Services. As Managing Director, he works with property owners from across the country designing creative program structures specific to their individual portfolio. Mr. Harrell manages a book of more than 40,000 apartment units and 10,000,000 square feet of retail, office and industrial space.
In addition to his work within Franklin Street, Mr. Harrell has been retained by law firms as an expert consultant on legal cases involving National Property Programs as well as contributed to many industry publications.
Prior to joining Franklin Street, Mr. Harrell served as a Vice President on the Real Estate Practice team for the Willis Group – the world’s third largest insurance broker – where he managed a group of clients who owned more than 30 million square feet of real estate. He also has worked for the world’s largest insurance broker, Marsh and McLennan based in New York.
Mr. Harrell has received several Franklin Street awards including Company Wide Top Earner in 2013, Tampa office Top Earner from 2012-2013, and a 2012-2013 Sales Achievement Award winner. He has proven himself a leader with Franklin Street’s 2010 and 2011 Leadership Award and continues to mentor and influence new agents.
He graduated Cum Laude from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in Risk Management Insurance and Finance. He is licensed in 45 states and has earned the distinguished Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.