WALNUT CREEK, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 31, 2015) - The Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) has awarded MassMutual San Francisco, under the leadership of General Agent Robert Fakhimi, the National Chairman's Trophy as the company's top performer in 2014. With this most recent trophy, Fakhimi's agency has received the prestigious award for performance 12 times since 2002. This also is MassMutual San Francisco's tenth Gold Bowl, a new company record.

MassMutual has an extensive sales force of more than 5,000 agents in 84 national offices. The Chairman's Trophy recognizes an individual agency's growth and accomplishments in business development, increased staff and financial professionals and productivity. Only a select group of general agents wins the award annually.

"At MassMutual, we strive to meet and exceed our clients' expectations. I appreciate the hard work and commitment that our team of associates delivers every day," Fakhimi said. "We know our success wouldn't be possible without our clients. On behalf of all of us, thank you for being part of our family. We look forward to continued success for our company and clients in 2015."

MassMutual San Francisco has produced numerous outstanding career professionals since Fakhimi joined as general agent in 2001. The agency is headquartered in Walnut Creek, with additional offices in San Francisco, Fremont and Roseville.

In 2014, MassMutual San Francisco served 26,886 clients, had nearly $6.4 billion of life insurance coverage in force, paid almost $22.5 million in life insurance death benefits and paid nearly $2.3 million in disability income claims. MassMutual San Francisco also offered for free $4.1 million in life insurance coverage for low-income people through the company's LifeBridge program.

MassMutual San Francisco is a general agency of the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual).

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.

For more information, visit www.sanfrancisco.massmutual.com or "Like" MassMutual San Francisco on Facebook.


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