HighMark Capital Management, Inc., the investment adviser of HighMark Funds, today announced the addition of HighMark’s Geneva Mid Cap Growth Fund to Raymond James’ “Highly Recommended” list. “We are proud to have another HighMark Fund, the HighMark Geneva Mid Cap Growth Fund, added to Raymond James’ 'Highly Recommended' list,” said HighMark Capital Management’s Managing Director Kevin Rowell. “The Fund is managed by highly-skilled portfolio managers and has generated an impressive track record for more than ten years.” In late 2011, HighMark announced the addition of the HighMark Short Term Bond Fund to Raymond James’ “Highly Recommended” list. “In the new environment of asset managers, HighMark has proven itself highly competitive at attaining recommended status for two Funds at one of the nation’s leading independent broker dealers,” added Rowell. The HighMark Geneva Mid Cap Growth Fund, rated 5 stars by Morningstar as of 3/31/2012 (Overall Rating out of 662 Mid Cap Growth Funds, based on Risk-Adjusted Returns*) has a strict mid cap focus and invests in high-quality names. The Fund has broad exposure across market sectors and has outperformed its benchmark, the Russell Midcap Growth Index as well as the S&P 500 Index for the past 10 years**. HighMark is committed to helping clients achieve their long-term financial goals by providing high-quality, competitive products and services, utilizing both seasoned in-house managers and select institutional sub-advisers who are leaders in their field. Their funds utilize disciplined investment processes with the goal of delivering the opportunity for consistent long-term investment performance. Mutual fund investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal. The Mid Cap Growth Fund invests in securities of mid-capitalization companies that may be more volatile and less liquid than investments made in larger more established companies. The Funds may also invest in exchange traded funds in which investors bear the extra costs of the underlying ETF funds. About HighMark Capital Management, Inc. San Francisco-based HighMark Capital Management, Inc. (HCM), is a registered investment adviser, and a proud member of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. (MUFG, NYSE:MTU), one of the world’s largest financial organizations.