Barnum Financial Group of Shelton is recognized

Barnum Financial Group, an office of MetLife, has been named MetLife Premier Client Group’s 2013 Firm of the Year. It is the second consecutive year that the Shelton-based Barnum has won MetLife’s highest management honor.

“Reaching the level of performance required to be Firm of the Year took a superb, ongoing effort and commitment by all of our employees — including our financial advisors, as well as our managerial and support staff,” said Paul Blanco, Barnum managing director.

Barnum Financial Group provides a full range of investment and risk management products and services to more than 230,000 clients, including individuals and their families as well as small businesses, corporations, government entities, nonprofit organizations, and their employees.

The firm is located on Corporate Drive in Shelton.