Greg Cohn Awarded MassMutual's Gold Bowl for Top Sales Manager Nationwide

Cohn Also Honored With GAMA's Brian H. Early Frontline Excellence Award as Top National Sales Manager

WALNUT CREEK, CA--(Marketwired - May 20, 2014) - MassMutual San Francisco, the local office of the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), today announced that Greg Cohn, a financial advisor since 1996, was awarded MassMutual's 2013 Gold Bowl for being the number one Sales Manager nationwide. In addition, Cohn was honored with the 2014 General Agent and Managers Association's Brian H. Early Frontline Excellence Award which is given to the top sales managers nationwide. This is the second time he has won the GAMA accolade.

"Greg is exceptional as a sales manager and financial advisor and consistently outperforms his peers throughout MassMutual nationwide network," said Robert Fakhimi, General Agent of MassMutual San Francisco. "He is an incredible manager for our sales team, recruiting top candidates, developing and coaching his financial professionals to tremendous success. I am very happy to have such a focused and inspiring manager on our team."

Before achieving the top sales manager spot nationwide, Cohn finished in the top three seven times in the last ten years -- hitting second place three times and third place three times out of the more than 500 sales managers in the MassMutual organization. He and his team of more than 30 financial advisers have led MassMutual in total premiums every year since 2010.

Cohn's award continues the top achievements of the overall MassMutual San Francisco organization. This March the agency earned its eleventh MassMutual National Chairman's Trophy since 2002, marking the firm as a top performer again in 2013. This was also the Agency's ninth Gold Bowl, a new company record. Plus, the Agency also won the Crystal Achievement award for the eleventh time, making the firm the only one to win the award every year since its inception in 2003. The Agency is headquartered in Walnut Creek, with additional offices in San Francisco, Fremont and Roseville.

About MassMutual

Founded in 1851, MassMutual is a leading mutual life insurance company that is run for the benefit of its members and participating policy owners. The company has a long history of financial strength and strong performance, and although dividends are not guaranteed, MassMutual has paid dividends to eligible participating policy owners consistently since the 1860s. With whole life insurance as its foundation, MassMutual provides products to help meet the financial needs of clients, such as life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, retirement/401(k) plan services, and annuities. In addition, the company's strong and growing network of financial professionals helps clients make good financial decisions for the long-term.

MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its affiliated companies and sales representatives. MassMutual is headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts and its major affiliates include: Babson Capital Management LLC; Baring Asset Management Limited; Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC; The First Mercantile Trust Company; MassMutual International LLC; MML Investors Services, LLC, Member FINRA and SIPC; Oppenheimer Funds, Inc.; and The MassMutual Trust Company, FSB. Local sales agencies are not subsidiaries of MassMutual or its affiliated companies.

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Greg Cohn, MassMutual San Francisco Sales Manager, has won MassMutual's 2013 Gold Bowl for being the number one sales manager nationwide.