311 W. Fletcher Avenue
Adcock Financial Group is a values-centered, independent financial services firm providing industry-leading service and planning in the areas of wealth creation, preservation and distribution, with support teams specializing in insurance, investments and corporate services. Integrity, commitment and stability are evident in our long history, which began in 1967 when CEO Johnny Adcock opened the family business with his father. For two generations, we have continued to expand and grow the business, always looking for ways to add value to the relationships we share with our clients.
1967Johnny Adcock graduated from Auburn University with a degree in business and persuaded his dad, "Big John," to start a business. Together, they worked to build a successful insurance agency in the Tampa Bay Area.
1972In 1972 the agency was split into two parts. "Big John" continued building the agency while Johnny focused on providing creative solutions to help high-net-worth families and business owners. Johnny formed Johnny R. Adcock CLU & Associates.
1984As the company continued to expand, Johnny R. Adcock CLU & Associates formed our employee benefits department.
1988Johnny R. Adcock CLU & Associates joined PartnersFinancial (a subsidiary of NFP Corp.), a national alliance of independent insurance producers sharing intellectual capital and resources. This partnership has helped us achieve greater leverage with major insurance companies for the benefit of our clients.
1989Johnny was presented the J. Rex Farrior Citizen of the Year Award.
1990Johnny served as the chairman of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, hosting the 1991 Super Bowl and securing the expansion of an NHL franchise to the Tampa Bay Area, which became the Tampa Bay Lightning.
1996Brian Adcock joined the family business to follow in his father's footsteps.
1997Brian formed our Wealth Management Team.
Johnny R. Adcock CLU & Associates officially changes its name to Adcock Financial Group.
1998Johnny and Brian joined Forum 400, an elite group of the top life insurance producers in the country.
1999Adcock Financial Group expanded its office and moved to its new headquarters at 311 W. Fletcher Ave., Tampa, FL.
2003Johnny became President of Forum 400.
2004With a continued focus on families, Adcock Financial Group hosted its first Annual Family Movie Day.
In an effort to better serve its corporate clients, Adcock Financial Group hosted its first Corporate Retirement Summit meeting with industry speakers to keep clients informed of the latest trends and the changes in legislative landscape.
2009Brian Adcock and Jenni Smith were added to the Rep Advisory Council at NFP Advisor Services as representatives to over 3000 advisors across the country.
2010Adcock Financial Group was a finalist for the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year award.
2012Adcock Financial Group was nominated again for Small Business of the Year sponsored by the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. After making it to the final round for the second time in three years, Adcock Financial Group won the award.
2014Adcock Financial Group hosted its 10th Annual Family Movie Day. Over its first 10 years, the event has played host to 3,500 attendees who choose to spend a day together enjoying popcorn, drinks, a free movie and quality family time.
Adcock Financial Group hosted its 10th Annual Corporate Retirement Plan Summit at Tropicana Field to representatives of nearly 80 different companies.
2015Adcock Financial Group has been nominated for the Brighthouse Regional Business award.
Adcock Financial Group will be hosting its first annual Winter Wonderland in December.
2017Adcock Financial Group celebrated its 50th anniversary
2020Adcock Financial Group successfully helped clients and employees navigate a global pandemic