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MassMutual Retirement Services Appoints New TPA Relationship Manager

Laura Cali Increases West Coast TPA Support

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MassMutual's Retirement Services Division is pleased to announce that Laura Cali has been named relationship manager with the division's growing third-party administrator (TPA) relationship management team.

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Based in Santa Clara, Calif., Ms. Cali is focused on assisting advisors in the Western region with plan reviews, investment change processing, product and service education and other valuable support for TPA-serviced plans on MassMutual's platform. Prior to joining MassMutual on October 16, Ms. Cali served nearly 12 years in retirement plan sales with AG Edwards and Sons, Inc., and most recently served as relationship manager with Morgan Stanley. Ms. Cali holds a BA from San Jose State University, FINRA Series 7 & 63 licenses, and CA Life and Health Insurance License and reports to Craig Haase, assistant vice president of sales and client management with MassMutual Retirement Services.

"We are delighted to welcome Laura to our TPA relationship management team," says Haase. "Laura brings more than 15 years of sales and service experience with qualified plans, and her expertise will help MassMutual further strengthen its relationships with retirement plan advisors and sponsors across the country," adds Haase.

"MassMutual is committed to delivering outstanding customer service to our valued TPAs and their advisors," says Hugh O'Toole, senior vice president of sales and client management for MassMutual's Retirement Services Division. "Every TPA plan on MassMutual's platform has a dedicated support network of localized relationship managers, backed by our team of experienced service professionals."

For more information about MassMutual Retirement Services, please contact your retirement plan advisor or call MassMutual at 1-866-444-2601.

About MassMutual

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; OppenheimerFunds, Inc.; and The MassMutual Trust Company, FSB.

Founded in 1851, MassMutual is a leading mutual life insurance company that is run for the benefit of its members and participating policyholders. 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 policyholders 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's Retirement Services Division has been serving retirement plans for 65 years. It offers a full range of products and services for corporate, union, nonprofit and governmental employers' defined benefit, defined contribution and nonqualified deferred compensation plans. It serves approximately 1.6 million participants.

For more information, visit www.massmutual.com or find MassMutual on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Google+. For information regarding MassMutual's Retirement Services Division, you may also visit massmutual.com/retire or find us on Facebook.com/retiresmart and YouTube.com/retiresmart.

Copyright ©2012 Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and affiliates, Springfield, MA 01111-0001. All rights reserved.

Contact: Jessica Barry
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