Trophy Case


  • Lisa Hamill, Blue Ocean Wealth Solutions Operations Manager was selected as the winner of the Operations Manager of the Year Award for all of MetLife in 2014.  Lisa was awarded the Regional Operations Manager of the Year for the Northeast Region in 2013.  This award is the highest annual recognition an Operations Manager may receive.
  • Laurinda Ferreira, Senior Financial Planner, was recognized with the 2013 Highest Leaf Award from the Women's Venture Fund ( The Highest Leaf Award honors women whose business or professional contributions significantly impact their industry and exemplify the balance between outcome and responsibility in their workplace.
  • Blue Ocean Wealth Solutions earned Chairman’s level of recognition for 2013 – the highest level of honor given to MetLife firms nationwide who exemplify the highest standards of personal integrity, professionalism and customer service across the company.

  • Blue Ocean Wealth Solutions was recognized with the "Good Business Practices Community Award" for both 2010 and 2012. The Good Business Practices Community Award recognizes firms that combine outstanding sales performance with excellence in ethics, compliance, and business practices.

  • Blue Ocean Wealth Solutions was recognized as the 2011 Firm of the Year. This honor is one of the highest levels of recognition given annually to only one MetLife firm for its overall performance, including commitment to customer excellence and care, sales growth and business development, and dedication to high ethical business standards.

  • Frank Scalese, Managing Director, was the recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Leadership Award from the Advancement of Commerce, Industry and Technology (ACIT) organization. The Distinguished Leadership Award recognizes business leaders for their entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to the civic and economic growth and development of the communities across Long Island.