I hope you enjoy my website as I designed it to be a gathering place where both high-achieving insurance professionals and trusted advisors can meet, share ideas and experiences and to contribute to a conversation about the untapped opportunities within our diverse and
WHO AM I
H E L L O!
I’m Mary Oliva.
I mentor, speak and publish about how I have revolutionized bringing customized life and health insurance solutions to affluent, international individuals, families and businesses who have complex planning needs.
Whether they are seeking a $1,000,000 term policy or a nine-figure permanent life insurance policy, I am passionate about understanding each client’s unique needs, their hopes, passions and fears, so that I can find the perfect solution for them and their families.
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Reading Time: 5 minutes The “stay at home order” is like the cocoon stage in the life cycle of a butterfly.
This intermission in our professional lives is the perfect time to prepare for the next act in our careers—more robust and fulfilling than the last. Now is the time to work more, not less! Now is the time to stop being a caterpillar and turn your business into a butterfly.
“Mary and her team provide critical strategic partnership in meeting our clients’ risk management needs with her keen insight and deep expertise in positioning appropriate solutions from the complex to the basic. In a post CRS world, status quo doesn’t stand a chance in getting the job done.”
Leticia L. Santiago
Fortis Private Wealth Advisors
“Since our first contact with Mary five years ago, she has been helping our clients with insurance solutions ranging from simple to very sophisticated ones, always with great care and dedication to bring the best options. This is the kind of partnership that creates value to our clients, and we want to keep for many years.”
Family Office, Brazil
“Mary’s professionalism, knowledge about products, knowledge about the local regulatory requirements, vast experience and attention to detail have placed her in a unique position. Her name is a point of reference in countries in Latin America where offshore life insurance products are available.”
Northern Trust Corporation
“Throughout my career in the international life insurance market, I had the pleasure, as an executive of a life insurance company, to learn so much from Mary’s quality international cases. Mary is dedicated to ensuring she provides quality insurance-based solutions for her complex and diverse clients. The international life insurance market is fortunate to have such a competent and professional adviser.”
“Mary’s service was invaluable to me and my family as we navigated the purchase of life insurance, which from the outside is a complex and difficult to understand process and product. On the execution side, Mary, together with her team, was equally impressive, providing for logistics support and constantly following up in real-time to make sure I was being taken care of properly.”
Private Client, Brazil
“As a senior officer with two major life insurance companies, I have known Mary Oliva for over ten years and have found her to be one of the most knowledgeable and capable brokers working in the Latin American market. Her expertise in wealth transfer strategies, multi-jurisdictional taxation, insurance product design and insurance product selection, assure that Mary’s clients are always in a better position after having worked with her.”
Lombard International Brokers Inc.
“We enjoy with Mary and her team a long lasting, trustworthy relationship for the benefit of our mutual clients. A real pleasure to work with her!”
Martin P. Egli
Swisspartners Group AG