History of Hantz Group

January 1, 1998

John Hantz formed Hantz Financial Services and subsequently Hantz Group, Incorporated, a full-service financial holding company based in Southfield, Michigan. Under his leadership, Hantz Group, Incorporated has grown to more than 600 employees and maintains 21 offices serving communities in Michigan and Ohio.

March 1, 2003

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


September 26, 2005

John Hantz announces the appointment of John F. Machcinski to the office of President of Hantz Financial Services, Inc.

March 3, 2006

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

April 2008

Hanover Insurance Group recognizes Hantz Agency with "Top Personal Lines Agency" Award

March 23, 2009

Hantz Farms is created


December 15, 2009

John Hantz names Mike Score as President of Hantz Farms

April 2010

Hantz Holdings acquires Davison State Bank and renames it Hantz Bank


April 2011

Hantz Golf Club of Tecumseh is opened



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


Hantz Bank is awarded the SBA Development Lender of the Year


Hantz Bank receives Community Bank Lender of the Year award


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


March 2015

Hantz Bank receives a 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc. and is recognized as one of the top rated banks in Southeast Michigan

-Crain's Detroit

February 9, 2016

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