News & Updates

Hurricane Irma

Once again, many families are facing the devastating effects of a natural disaster. The last thing they need to be faced with is losing their valuable life insurance coverage. We are now extending the grace period for an additional 30 days in Florida counties affected by Hurricane Irma. We are sensitive to the special circumstances of those who need to discuss any billing, service, or claims issues that may arise on policies for those areas impacted by the hurricane.

Hurricane Harvey

Our thoughts are with those who have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey and the devastating flooding in its wake. In order to protect our policyholders and their families, we will extend the premium grace period for an additional 60 days for policyholders in counties affected by the hurricane. We are sensitive to the special circumstances of those who need to discuss any billing, service, or claims issues that may arise on policies for those areas impacted by this natural disaster.

Columbian Contributes to the Growth of our Community

Our employees and our Company are working together to further the United Way's three goals: advancing the education, the income and the health of our fellow community members. Together, we can make a change for the better.

Columbian Financial Group Employees Help Feed the Community

Employees of Columbian Financial Group have collected more than 3 ½ tons of food at their Binghamton offices, which will be donated to CHOW, the Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse, on Wednesday, June 8th at 10:30 a.m. in a special presentation ceremony at Columbian’s Vestal Parkway offices.

Columbian Financial Group Announces Promotions

December 4, 2015 – Columbian Financial Group is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Fosbury to the position of President effective January 1, 2016. Thomas E. Rattmann, Columbian’s Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, indicated that along with this promotion, Michael has also been elected to Columbian’s Board of Directors.

Thomas Rattmann Receives Forum 500 Distinguished Service Award

Thomas E. Rattmann, Chairman, President and CEO of Columbian Mutual Life Insurance Company, has received the 2013 American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) Forum 500's Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his great contributions to the life insurance industry.