Greg Cohn Named Co-General Agent for MassMutual Northern California

WALNUT CREEK, CA - MassMutual Northern California, a general agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), today announced that Greg Cohn, a fifteen-year veteran of the Agency, has been promoted to co-General Agent of MassMutual Northern California. This is a new position which Cohn will share with Robert Fakhimi, president and CEO of MassMutual Northern California. Fakhimi is also General Agent of MassMutual's San Jose office. The Northern California region of MassMutual has offices in Walnut Creek, San Francisco, Fremont and Roseville.

"I am very proud to see Greg Cohn become the co-General Agent of the Northern California MassMutual office," said Mr. Fakhimi. "Greg has worked with me for more than 15 years and he is an extremely capable financial professional who is an impressive leader and deeply committed to working with our team and coaching financial professionals to tremendous success."

Cohn, who has been in the field for 20 years, has won numerous awards during his time at MassMutual, most notably winning the MassMutual 2013 Gold Bowl for being the number one Sales Manager nationwide. In addition, Cohn has twice been 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.

Prior to achieving the top sales manager spot nationwide, Cohn finished in the top three seven times in the last dozen years -- hitting second place three times and third place three times out of the more than 500 sales managers in the MassMutual organization. 

"I am tremendously excited to take on this new role and the added responsibilities that come with it and am particularly happy to be working alongside Bob Fakhimi," said Mr. Cohn. "Bob is an outstanding General Agent and our office is consistently in the top five MassMutual offices in the nation because of his leadership. I am honored to share this position with him."

The agency is headquartered in Walnut Creek, with additional offices in San Francisco, Fremont and Roseville, and now San Jose.

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 insurancelong term care insuranceretirement/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. Agency Officers are not officers of MassMutual.