BFG Rhode Island



Joe Kotula - LUCTF

  • Agency Sales Director

200 Crossings Boulevard, Suite 200Joseph Kotula Image 
Warwick RI 02886

Phone: 401.243.8800

Joe is an Agency Sales Director for Barnum Financial Group and is the Market Leader for Rhode Island. As a seventeen year veteran of MetLife, Joe has held various roles including financial services representative, financial planner, and market leader. Currently, he manages an office of over fifty advisors where he endeavors to provide the necessary resources for the success of his team and their clients. He has been a perennial management leader's qualifier and is routinely ranked as one of the top Agency Sales Directors in the MetLife distribution. In 2008, Joe won Barnum Financial Group's Management Award of Excellence. Additionally, he is a member of NAIFA and GAMA International and has qualified for the GAMA platinum award. His FINRA registrations include Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, Arizona, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. Joe earned his Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University.

In support of philanthropy, Joe and his office have been active in a variety of charitable events including Foundation for Life's Bikes for Kids program at Pawtucket Red Sox games, St. Anthony's Food Shelter in Providence, and the Marines' Toys for Tots Program.

Within a short sixteen months of BFG acquiring the Rhode Island market, Joe's strong leadership resulted in a nomination for Providence Business News One of the Best Places to Work in Rhode Island, 2011.

Joe is married and has one daughter with his wife, Catherine.