BOSTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Retirement Plan Services (JH RPS) is pleased to announce that it has hired Thomas Martin as regional vice president, Northeast, responsible for sales and relationship development with financial representatives and plan consultants in eastern New York State and south Fairfield County, Connecticut. He reports to Ray Hemstreet, divisional vice president, Northeast Division.
"We're very pleased Thomas has joined John Hancock RPS," said Bob Carroll, national sales manager, John Hancock RPS. "He will help capitalize on sales opportunities in the Northeast. His experience in the field and indepth knowledge of the industry will be a real asset to JH RPS."
Martin has more than 18 years of experience in the financial services industry, all in the field of retirement plans, and most recently served as a regional sales director for a significant retirement plan provider.
Martin earned a BBS in Management and Economics and an AS in Business Management from the State University of New York, Empire State College. He holds Series 6, 7, 63, and 65 licenses as well as Life and Health licenses in NY, NJ, and CT.About John Hancock Financial and Manulife Financial John Hancock Financial is a division of Manulife Financial, a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Operating as Manulife Financial in Canada and Asia, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States, the Company offers clients a diverse range of financial protection products and wealth management services through its extensive network of employees, agents and distribution partners. Funds under management by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were C$635 billion ( US$574 billion) as at March 31, 2014. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE, and under '945' on the SEHK. Manulife Financial can be found on the Internet at manulife.com. The John Hancock unit, through its insurance companies, comprises one of the largest life insurers in the United States. John Hancock offers and administers a broad range of financial products, including life insurance, annuities, investments, 401(k) plans, long-term care insurance, college savings, and other forms of business insurance. Additional information about John Hancock may be found at johnhancock.com. John Hancock Life Insurance Company ( U.S.A.) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York are collectively referred to as "John Hancock". Both John Hancock Life Insurance Company ( U.S.A.) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York do business under certain instances using the John Hancock Retirement Plan Services name. Group annuity contracts and recordkeeping agreements are issued by: John Hancock Life Insurance Company ( U.S.A.), Boston, MA 02210 (not licensed in New York) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York, Valhalla, NY 10595. Product features and availability may differ by state. John Hancock Investment Management Services, LLC, a registered investment adviser, provides investment information relating to the contracts. Plan administrative services may be provided by John Hancock Retirement Plan Services LLC or a plan consultant selected by the Plan. NOT FDIC INSURED | MAY LOSE VALUE | NOT BANK GUARANTEED | NOT INSURED BY ANY GOVERNMENT AGENCY