History of
Hantz Group


January 1, 1998
John Hantz formed Hantz Financial Services, Inc. and subsequently Hantz Group, Inc., a full-service financial holding company based in Southfield, Michigan. Under his leadership, Hantz Group, Inc. has grown to more than 600 employees and maintains 20 offices serving communities in Michigan and Ohio.

December 28, 1998
Hantz Agency, LLC Articles of Organization

December 28, 1998
Hantz Technology, LLC Articles of Organization

January 7, 1999
Hantz Tax & Business, LLC Articles of Organization

Alliance with Shea Law

February 9, 2001
Hantz Lending, LLC Articles of Organization filed

Launched Hantzgroup.com

March 1, 2003
Hantz Air, a private charter and aircraft management company, is founded

March 3, 2006
Hantz Group and Hantz Financial Service, Inc. are recognized by CollegeGrad.com as one of the top 500 entry-level employers in the U.S.

Jan 9, 2007
Launched Hantz Foundation, Inc.

April 2008
Hanover Insurance Group recognizes Hantz Agency with “Top Personal Lines Agency” Award

January 11, 2008
Launched Hantz Software, LLC

March 23, 2009
Hantz Farms is created

December 15, 2009
John Hantz names Mike Score as President of Hantz Farms

Aug 11, 2010
Single or Multi-Company Business Accounting System and Method for Same Including Account Number Maintenance, Hantz Software, LLC, Patent Holder

Goals and Giving Inc., an organization to raise interest in soccer for Detroit youths, is created

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder approves Hantz Woodlands project and Hantz Farms is relaunched under the name Hantz Woodlands

January 2015
Lauren Hantz is named President of the Hantz Foundation

November 2015
Hantz became a Registered Investment Advisor with the Securities and Exchange Commission

Dec 22, 2015
Launched Portfolio Management and Reporting System

March 2015
Partnership with SERA State Employee Retirees Association

February 9, 2016
Hantz Farms receives the Gold Leaf Award for Outstanding Landscape Beautification from the Arboriculture Society of Michigan

March 2017
Launched Electronic application processing

November 1, 2017
Launch of new financial planning software that maintains a real-time picture of each client’s financial situation called Hantz 360°, our white-labeled version of eMoney Advisor

July 1, 2018
New digital Proposal Tool, that uses a quantitative way to help calculate your personal Risk Number

June 1, 2019
Partnership with Credit Union One

July 3, 2019
Launched Hantz Trust

October 1, 2019
Launched the Hantz Group Family Office App – allows you to easily stay up to date with your current finances

July 2020
Launched Hantz Fast App — Streamlining the application processing by automating underwriting