About Us

Abacus is a leading vertically integrated alternative asset manager specializing in life insurance products. Since 2004, the company has purchased life insurance policies from consumers seeking liquidity and has actively managed those policies over time (via trading, holding, and/or servicing). With over $2.9 billion in face value of policies purchased, Abacus has helped thousands of clients maximize the value of life insurance.

Over the past 18 years, the company has built an institutionalized origination and portfolio management process that is supported by a 59-person team, long-term relationships with 78 institutional partners and 30,000 financial advisors, and the ability to operate in 49 states. The company has serviced approximately $950 million in policies and has managed assets for large asset managers and third-party investment funds. Abacus has underwritten and valued approximately $520 million of policies on behalf of third parties.

Abacus’ leadership team averages 20+ years of experience and have been innovators since the life settlements industry’s inception in the mid-90s.

The company is a proud member of the Life Insurance Settlements Association (LISA) and complies with HIPAA and privacy laws to maintain and protect confidentiality of financial, health, and medical information. Abacus is also proud to be a BBB Accredited Business with an A+ rating.

Meet Our Team

Sean Mcnealy Abacus Life

Sean McNealy

Managing Partner

Matthew Ganovsky Abacus Life

Matthew Ganovsky

Managing Partner

Scott Kirby Abacus Life

Scott Kirby

Managing Partner

Jay Jackson

Jay Jackson

President & CEO

Shane-Mcgonnell

Shane McGonnell

Vice President

Samantha-Butcher

Samantha Butcher

Vice President of Operations

Karen Teller Abacus Life

Karen Teller

Vice President of Finance & HR

Bill Mccauley Abacus Life

Bill McCauley

Chief Financial Officer

Dani Theobald

Dani Theobald

Lead/General Counsel

Cassie Schaelling

Cassie Schaelling

Director of Policy Markets

Ashleigh Hammad

Ashleigh Hammad

Director of Sales

Stuart Little

Stuart Little

Director of Sales

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Eric Carpenter

Regional Sales Director

Courtney Pezzopane

Courtney Pezzopane

Senior Account Executive

Efi Laina Abacus Life Settlements

Efi Laina

Senior Account Executive

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Toni Riddle

Account Executive

Daniel Brown Abacus Life

Daniel Brown

Account Executive

Emily Gardner Web

Emily Gardner

Account Executive

Fiona Li Web

Fiona Li

Account Executive

John Aldridge Web

John Aldridge

Account Executive

Liz Andree Web

Liz Andree

Account Executive

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Moses Vega

Account Executive

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Ryan Ambrose

Account Executive

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Scott Flowers

Account Executive

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Victoria Berezein

Account Executive

Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith

Managing Director of Marketing

Tim Leonard

Tim Leonard

Director of IT

Blake Gallimore Abacus Life Settlements Marketing Specialist

Blake Gallimore

Marketing Specialist

Zaid Anwar Abacus Life

Zaid Anwar

Marketing Specialist

Erica Cormany

Erica Cormany

Policy Acquisition Manager

Erika Blackwell Abacus Life

Erika Blackwell

Policy Acquisition Manager

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Samantha Nicklaus

Policy Acquisition Manager

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Susan Long

Policy Acquisition Manager

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Denise Tanner

Policy Acquisition Manager

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Celeste Higgins

Senior Contracts Analyst

Alexa Morales

Alexa Morales

Contracts Analyst

Nathan Klawinski Abacus Life

Nathan Klawinski

Contracts Analyst

Nicole Lehman

Nicole Lehman

Contracts Analyst

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Tammy Leach

Contracts Analyst

Tracey Ford

Tracey Ford

Contracts Analyst

Win Lei

Win Lei

Contracts Analyst

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Dalton Burdette

Contracts Analyst

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Janine Allen

Contracts Analyst

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Frank Walden

Director of Finance

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Angie Quinn

Director of Servicing

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Armando Cabrera

Financial Engineer

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Matthew Olivos

Web Developer

Layne Gierke

Layne Gierke

Senior Financial Analyst

Daniel Cusimano Abacus Life Settlements Case Processor

Daniel Cusimano

Pricing Analyst

Kevin David

Kevin David

Pricing Analyst

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Daya Kavani

Pricing Analyst

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Amine Mahboub

Pricing Analyst

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Shoaib Mirza

Pricing Analyst

Corinne St Laurent Abacus Life

Corinne St Laurent

Servicing Agent

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Shaylene Mason

Servicing Agent

Erin Perkins

Erin Perkins

Servicing Agent

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Patti Hughes

Servicing Agent

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Kiana Williams

Servicing Agent

Sherri Ballentine

Sherri Ballentine

Case Manager

Lise Bazin

Lise Bazin

Case Processor

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Martie Aguilera

Case Processor

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Nathan Hausmann

Case Processor

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Nancy Gouin

Administrative Assistant

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Samantha Whitman

Accounting Assistant

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