SOURCE: The Peninsula Group, LLC

Peninsula Group, alternative investments, life settlements, premium financing

January 12, 2011 14:44 ET

Craig Pirtle Joins The Peninsula Group as Director of Sales & Distribution

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - January 12, 2011) - The Peninsula Group, LLC ("Peninsula") announced today that Craig Pirtle has joined its management group as Director of Sales & Distribution. His responsibilities will extend throughout the enterprise to encompass the development and direction of a nationwide -- and worldwide -- sales network for Peninsula's longevity products.

Peninsula's CEO & Co-Managing Member, J. Mark Goode, commented, "We are proud to introduce and welcome Craig Pirtle as a highly valued member of our Peninsula management group. For more than a decade, Craig has played a substantial role in the development and management of distribution for alternative investment products. Craig has a proven track record and his experience, energy and reputation for outstanding performance with broker-dealers, registered investment advisors and investment professionals is well known."

Pirtle has more than 15 years experience in financial services. He held a prominent position at Orbitex Distribution Services, Inc., serving as President. He also served as Vice President at LPL Financial and First Vice President at Wachovia Securities. Before joining The Peninsula Group, he was a member of the Global Wealth Group at Morgan Stanley.

"I am very excited about the opportunity to develop distribution channels for Peninsula's longevity products. These products are very innovative, well structured and professionally managed. The investment manager and has an impeccable track record in delivering returns to investors. Both products, Peninsula Longevity Fund Limited and the Alpha Premium Refinancing program, offer clients a non-correlated asset, which is fully compliant and transparent while providing superior returns for the investors," stated Pirtle.

Pirtle will focus on developing distribution channels for Peninsula's alternative investment products. Initially, Pirtle is building distribution for an Irish based life settlement fund, trading as Peninsula Longevity Fund, Limited. He will also build distribution and manage sales for Peninsula's Premium Refinance Fund, SPC domiciled in the Cayman Islands. 

About Peninsula Experts in longevity investing, The Peninsula Group is a Washington DC-based holding company serving both the senior life insurance settlement and the life premium finance markets. For more information on The Peninsula Group and its alternative investments strategies, visit our website at or contact us by email or by phone (202) 464-2420.

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