Bala Cynwyd, PA (October 10, 2014) – First Financial Group, a general agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life
Insurance Company (MassMutual), today announced that the Philadelphia Business Journal ranked First Financial
Group the Gold Winner for large companies on its annual list of Best Places to Work in the Greater Philadelphia
area. This marks the eight consecutive year First Financial Group has received recognition on the list (2007‐2014).
The honor recognizes the company’s achievements in creating a positive work environment that attracts and
retains employees through a combination of associate satisfaction, working conditions and company culture.
"Being recognized again as a Best Place to Work is an incredible honor and a testament to our culture that fosters
an environment where our associatesfeel motivated, valued, and committed to driving great resultsfor our clients
and the community" said Harris S. Fishman, President and CEO of First Financial Group.
Philadelphia Business Journal’s research partner, Quantum Workplace, tabulated the results of thousands of
online surveys completed by employees to establish the rank order that will be revealed for the very first time at
the awards program that was held on Thursday, October 9, 2014. Common themes among top companiesfocused
on work‐life balance; respect and caring for employees; recognition of accomplishments; feeling empowered;
good teamwork and commitment to community.
About First Financial Group
First Financial Group is a financial services firm serving more than 39,000 clients1 with more than $1.59 billion in
client assets2 as of December 31, 2013. First Financial Group has offices in Bala Cynwyd, PA; New Castle, DE;
Marlton, NJ; and Ocean City, NJ. FFG has a team of financial experts specializing in business planning, estate
planning, retirement planning, executive and employee benefit programs and special needs financial planning for
families. For more information, visit www.TheFirstFinancialGroup.com or call 610‐766‐3000.
1An insured, owner, or payer of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) policy or contract.
2Includes values of MassMutual and subsidiary insurance companies’ insurance and retirement products and investment
products offered through MML Investor Services, LLC a MassMutual subsidiary.
MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its
affiliated companies and sales representatives.
Securities, investment advisory and financial planning services offered through qualified registered representatives of MML
Investors Services, LLC. Member SIPC (www.sipc.org). 2 Bala Plaza, Suite 901, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, Tel: 610‐660‐9922.