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Putting People First - PJ Ramaekers & Associates
PAT RAMAEKERS, CLU, CFS
Patrick J. Ramaekers, CEO of P.J. Ramaekers & Associates, Inc., started in the Life Insurance Business in 1967. Pat has diligently worked for over 50 years making significant contributions to his family, his business, and his clients.
Pat has accumulated years of experience, multiple recognitions, and awards, and acquired thousands of satisfied clients because of his simple, but effective motto:
Get UP – Get Organized – Get Moving!
Pat earned the distinguished Charter Life Underwriter (CLU) designation in 1979 and the Certified Fund Specialist (CFS) designation in 1994.
In 1969 Pat joined NAIFA – The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. He became President of the organization from 1979-1980. Pat has qualified for their Quality Award for Life Insurance and Annuities and the Quality Award for Financial Advising and Investments since he began. He was named Omaha Agent of the Year 1984, was awarded the Quality of Life Award in 2000, and was inducted to the NAIFA Hall of Fame in 2012. He is now a member of NAIFA’s exclusive Half Century Club with 50+ years of membership.
In 1984 Pat became an Independent Agent and started his business, P.J. Ramaekers & Associates, Inc. Pat’s continuous hard work, setting a standard of excellence for service to his clients and expecting an exemplary code of conduct and ethics within his company, created a very successful business and career.
Pat has been in the securities business since 1970 and has been one of the Top Advisors with his Broker Dealer, Cadaret Grant & Company, Inc, since inception.
Pat is a Qualifying Member of the Million Dollar Round Table for over 53 years. He has qualified for Court of the Table and the distinguished Top of the Table multiple times!
In 2020, Pat was the honored recipient of the NAIFA Nebraska Distinguished Service award! Only one award is offered annually.
Patrick Ramaekers has stayed involved in his community. He coached grade school and high school soccer for 15 years, tutored for the Omaha Literacy Council, was an active member of the American Red Cross Disaster Relief team and The American Cancer Society. Pat has given well over 19 gallons of blood over his lifetime.
We invite you to get to know Pat personally, by contacting our office today!
NICK RAMAEKERS, LUTCF, CFS
A solid partner and President of PJ Ramaekers & Associates, Inc., Nick started his apprenticeship under his father in 1994 while still in college. He became an active licensed agent while still in school, then started work in the company the day he graduated from University of Nebraska Omaha.
Nick has established himself with his clients as having the same trademarks of professionalism and customer service that his father is well known for to this day.
Since the beginning of his career, Nick’s life Insurance sales have been with United Life Insurance Company. Nick has been honored twice as the United Life Insurance Company “Agent of the Year” and TOP 10 in sales for them every year since he began.
In 1995 Nick received his license to sell securities. In 1999 he became acting Principal for PJ Ramaekers and Associates, Inc. the local office for Broker/Dealer, Cadaret, Grant & Company, Inc.
In 2003 Nick earned the Certified Fund Specialist (CFS) designation. Prior to that, Nick accomplished the (LUTCF) Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow designation as well.
Nick is a Qualifying and Life Member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT). Since he began his membership in 1996, he has achieved both "Court of the Table" and the prestigious "Top of the Table" on several occasions throughout his career.
A long time member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, otherwise known as NAIFA, Nick was awarded the prestigious “NAIFA-Omaha Agent of the Year Award" in 2018. He has held various seats on the NAIFA-Omaha Executive Board and finished out 2021 as President of NAIFA-Omaha. Nick is still active with NAIFA to this day.
Nick also brings his personal understanding of raising a young family in today’s world. With a wife and two sons that he regularly coaches in sports, Nick has firsthand knowledge of the financial challenges that come with a growing family! Nick prides himself in helping young parents face financial obstacles with confidence and guiding them to a sound financial future for themselves and their children.
We invite you to get to know Nick better! Contact our office today.