WALNUT CREEK, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 15, 2014) - The MassMutual San Francisco Agency, a general agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), today announced that Tony Delumen, 36, a ten-year financial professional, has qualified for the prestigious MassMutual Chairman's Club for 2014, an honor bestowed to only the top 10 financial professionals annually, from among more than 5000 in 84 offices around the US. The award is considered the pinnacle of MassMutual's financial professional network. The honor recognizes the individuals who have achieved the highest levels of performance and client service during the previous year.

Delumen has achieved the rare accomplishment of having qualified for this honor twice, the first being in 2012.

"Earning this distinction once is incredible and earning for a second time is remarkable. Tony has consistently been an outstanding member of our team since he joined the agency," said Robert Fakhimi, General Agent of MassMutual San Francisco. "He is consistently and continually attaining the highest levels of achievement in the company by delivering extraordinary service to his clients. This latest honor is a testament to Tony's dedication, work ethic and character as well as his supreme skills in the field."

Other achievements by Delumen include the title of 2012 Top Annuity financial professional for MassMutual. He has led the company as a Top Annuity Professional three times since 2009. He earned the prestigious Freshman 5 award for his performance during his first year in the financial services field, given to only five MassMutual first-year financial professionals nationally each year. Plus he has been named Agent of the Year four years in a row in the San Francisco office.

Delumen's latest award continues the top achievements of the MassMutual San Francisco. This March the firm earned its eleventh MassMutual National Chairman's Trophy since 2002. 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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*Securities, investment advisory and financial planning services offered through qualified registered representatives of MML Investors Services, LLC. Local sales agencies are not subsidiaries of MassMutual or its affiliated companies. Agency officers are not officers of MassMutual.

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