SOURCE: MassMutual San Francisco

MassMutual San Francisco

March 04, 2014 11:00 ET

MassMutual San Francisco Advisor Earns Elite 'Exceptional Level in Force' Premium Award

Stephen G. Krochmal Jr. Adds Prestigious ELIF Award to His Many Accomplishments; Only Second MassMutual Financial Professional in San Francisco Bay Area to Earn This Award

WALNUT CREEK, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 4, 2014) - MassMutual San Francisco, a general agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, today announces that financial adviser Stephen G. Krochmal Jr. has earned the prestigious ELIF (Exceptional Level of Insurance In Force) award, only the second financial professional at MassMutual San Francisco's offices to ever attain this high level of performance. This award comes on top of Mr. Krochmal's many other accomplishments and recognizes the thousands of local families whom he has helped protect with life insurance policies on MassMutual's books.

Mr. Krochmal is a second-generation financial services professional, with a practice in the Bay Area for more than 20 years. In addition to his many other recognitions, he has been a qualifying member of the Million Dollar Round Table four times and a member of the Court of the Table eleven years. In addition, he has been a Top of the Table member four years, an honor bestowed on only a small percentage of professionals in the industry.

"Stephen Krochmal is an outstanding advisor with our firm and by earning the ELIF award he demonstrates an incredible level of consistently high standards of service," said Robert Fakhimi, CEO, and MassMutual San Francisco. "He understands his clients' needs and has been dedicated to helping them achieve their financial goals. He has helped numerous families and businesses accumulate and protect their assets. I am very pleased to see him recognized with this exceptional award; only the second professional to achieve this from MassMutual Northern California."

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; OppenheimerFunds, 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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