Charter Oak Associate Awarded Elite MassMutual Recognition

North Haven, Conn. June 1, 2016 — Robert J. Kauffman CLTC, an associate of Charter Oak Insurance and Financial Services Co., one of the largest general agencies of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), has been recognized with MassMutual’s Exceptional Life In Force (ELIF) honor.

ELIF recognition is a measure of an agent’s long-term success and dedication. Qualification is bestowed on individuals who demonstrate year-over-year practice growth; unwavering commitment to quality business; and retention of client relationships. Of MassMutual’s approximately 5,000 field agents, Mr. Kauffman was one of 14 agents to meet the necessary ELIF criteria.

Peter Novak and Brendan Naughton, Charter Oak’s General Agents, commented: “Rob’s commitment to his clients and to the highest standards of our profession have made him an asset to all he works with for many years. We are happy to congratulate him on this distinguished MassMutual honor.”

A veteran of the financial services industry, Mr. Kauffman practices under the name Kauffman Associates, a fixture in the greater New Haven community for 62 years. Mr. Kauffman is Certified in Long Term Care (CLTC) and focuses his practice on life insurance, long term disability insurance, long term care insurance, estate planning and executive compensation plans. He works with individuals, small business owners and large corporations.

Outside of the office, Mr. Kauffman is the current president of the Walter Camp Football Foundation. He resides in North Haven.

Charter Oak Insurance and Financial Services Co. is a general agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and serves the risk management, business services and retirement and investment planning needs of nearly 80,000 * clients throughout the northeast. With offices in Brooklyn, Farmington, Flushing, Hamden, Holyoke and Norwalk, Charter Oak considers helping others the heart of its business and is proud to support many philanthropic organizations in all of the markets it serves. To learn more, visit www.charteroakfinancial.com.

Securities, investment advisory and financial planning services offered through qualified registered representatives of MML Investors Services LLC, Member SIPC, 76 Batterson Park Road, Farmington, CT 06032. Tel: 860-674-1800.

MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its affiliated companies and sales representatives.

*An insured, owner or payer of a Massachusetts Mutual (MassMutual) policy or contract.

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