10 Inverness Center Parkway, Suite 400, Birmingham, AL, 352442



Senior Vice President & Managing Director
+1 205 969 2131

Designed to meet the unique needs of growing companies, MMA epitomizes the high-touch service model typical of a local consultant while providing access to the global resources of the world’s leading insurance broker, Marsh. Our clients truly benefit from the best of both worlds.

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About Us


Since 1868, J. Smith Lanier & Co. has been one of the nation’s leading insurance brokerage, employee benefits and risk management consulting firms. As of February 1, 2017, J. Smith Lanier & Co.(JSL) officially joined Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA), a subsidiary of Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management.  We are committed to maintaining the service model you have grown to expect and building additional client services in the future to ensure we surpass your expectations. We now have a broader geographical footprint with offices throughout the United States and Canada.

PBTF Charity Classic

Since 2005, J. Smith Lanier & Co. has partnered with the Georgia Chapter of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF), the world's largest nonprofit funder of childhood brain tumor research. They serve the more than 28,000 children in the United States who are living with the diagnosis of a brain tumor. Their dedicated board of directors, employees and volunteers are here to meet the needs of the pediatric brain tumor community.

We are proud to be the title sponsor of the J. Smith Lanier Charity Classic to benefit the Georgia Chapter of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. With the support of our sponsors, the Charity Classic golf tournament has raised nearly $3 million for the foundation. Funds raised support the administration of the Butterfly Fund, a premiere financial assistance program at existing hospitals in nine states for brain tumor patients and their families.

For more information about the JSL Charity Classic, please click here.

About the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation is the world's leading nonprofit dedicated to the childhood brain tumor community. They serve the more than 28,000 U.S. children and teens battling brain tumors by investing in the most promising research and providing practical, informational and emotional support to families.

All services are free for pediatric brain tumor families, including emergency financial assistance, a resource notebook for newly diagnosed families, the award-winning Imaginary Friend Society video series, college and vocational scholarships, and much more. Our nationwide events include Ride for Kids motorcycle charity rides, the Starry Night Walk to Cure Childhood Brain Tumors and Vs. Cancer fundraisers. Regions across the country provide on-the-ground support to families and partner with community leaders to raise awareness and funds for lifesaving research and family resources.