Priestley Company is a subsidiary of National Financial Partners. Established in 1998, National Financial Partners is a leading independent distributor of financial services to high net worth individuals and growing entrepreneurial companies. NFP operates a national distribution network of more than 1,800 producers in nearly 45 states and Puerto Rico consisting of 160 owned firms and 210 affiliated third-party distributors specializing in life insurance and wealth transfer, corporate and executive benefits and fee-based financial planning. A publicly traded company since 2003, NFP continues to grow through acquisitions and by helping its existing firms become more successful by combining the benefits of entrepreneurial independence with the resources of a national organization. Firms within the company s network engage in one or more of three primary lines of business, which include life insurance and estate planning, corporate and executive benefits, and financial planning and investment advisory services. Priestley Company maintains a location in Birmingham, Ala.