The Maritime Financial Group provides an umbrella of specialized financial services that satisfy the diverse financial needs of existing and prospective Clients.
Maritime's highly trained team of Financial Advisors and Team Members ensure that our Clients are guided to select the best solution for life’s circumstances, including individual and group life insurance, pensions, commercial and personal lines of general insurance, finance, trust and leasing services, and most recently retail services.
The developments made over the years are in keeping with the innovative progressive and dynamic character of Maritime. The Maritime Financial Group has earned its reputation for stability, prudence and efficiency in the management of its Clients' affairs. It comprises a team of hard working, dedicated professionals whose prime concern is delivering value to its Clients.
• April 1961: Maritime enters the financial market of Trinidad & Tobago as an agency of Maritime Life Assurance Company of Halifax, Canada. This was in response to Agents in another leading Canadian life insurance company not willing to grant mortgages in Trinidad & Tobago. These Agents formed the core of the new Maritime Life sales theme
•January 1972: marks a new era - for the first time in Trinidad & Tobago a North American life insurance company "goes local" and Maritime Life (Caribbean) Limited is born
•In 1977 Maritime Life became the first foreign life insurance company to be locally controlled
•November 1978, a second subsidiary Maritime - INA General Insurance Company Limited commences operations with an equal partnership between Maritime Life and CIGNA and is renamed Maritime General Insurance Company Limited in 1983
•June 1983: Maritime Life Assurance Company sells the balance of its holding and total ownership passes into the hands of Trinidad & Tobago nationals
•In 1985, the first payment of dividends to Maritime Life shareholders is made
•Fidelity Finance and Leasing Company Limited, whose primary focus is lending and medium and long term investment planning, began operations in 1989 as a financial institution licensed under the Financial Institution Act 1979
•The principal activity of Keystone Property Developers Limited is that of building, contracting and real estate development and began operations in 1988
•Maritime Leasing Company Limited commenced operations in 1985 and handles all mall-related operations at the Maritime Centre
•Nettletons Limited is a subsidiary handling the Group retail operations, trading as Food Giant Supermarket, began operations in 1998
•Construction and opening of the Maritime Centre in 1998
•The establishment of the Chaguanas, Marabella and Tobago Service Centres and the San Fernando Client Service Centre in 1999
•Established the South Regional Centre, with the merger of the Marabella and San Fernando Centres now located at 73- 75 Cipero Street San Fernando