Two financial agents honored

From staff reports

STEUBENVILLE — Two agents of Tri-State Financial Services have been honored as top producers for 2017 by the Slovene National Benefit Society.

Suzanne Kresser has been recognized as the leading producer of fixed-annuity product with SNPJ. This is the fourth year Kresser had led SNPJ agents from across the United States in deposits to fixed-annuity products. She also was recognized as the No. 2 producer in life insurance premiums to SNPJ for 2017.

Charles W. McCoy II, a financial adviser with Tri-State Financial Services, was honored as the No. 3 producer for annuity premiums with SNPJ in 2017.

In addition to the individual recognition received by Kresser and McCoy for successful years in 2017, Tri-State Financial Services was honored as the top-producing agency in life insurance and annuity premium by the Imperial, Pa.-based SNPJ.

Founded in 1904, SNPJ offers a wide range of life insurance and annuity products.

Tri-State Financial is a full-service insurance and investment firm that was formed in 1985. Located at 255 N. Third St., the firm can be reached at (740) 264-4466, (800) 264-6381 or at