First Financial Group, a general agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), announced its top agents and advisers for 2014 at a recent awards ceremony at Cescaphé Ballroom in Philadelphia, PA.

More than 200 agents, staff and their guests attended the event, where they were honored for their hard work and achievements in the financial services field.

The top winners for 2014 are the following:

Agent of the Year — Richard Owens, CLU, RHU

New Associate of the Year — Jeffrey Chipper, CEBS

Rookie of the Year – Paul Mitchell, CFP®

Blue Chip Council — Caren R. Levine, CPA, CLTC, CFBS; Richard B. Owens, CLU, RHU; Kenneth Podell, CLU, ChFC, CLTC; Mark Reimet, CLTC; Joseph Tortis, CFP®

Top of the Council – Caren R. Levine, CPA, CLTC, CFBS and Richard Owens, CLU, RHU

2014 Leadership Summit - Bruce Sham, CLF, Special Care Planner and Anthony Spatichia, ChFC

2014 Management Council - Bruce Sham, CLF, Special Care Planner

Timothy C. Flanagan Stewardship Award – Jennifer LaValley

Norman Rowley Award — Cynthia St. Pierre

Leadership Award — Mary Ann Patton

Numerous financial experts at the First Financial Group are available to comment about financial topics like 401(k) plans, long-term care insurance, creating and sticking to a budget, reaching financial goals, figuring out your risk tolerance and more.

Established in 1886, First Financial Group now serves more than 39,000 clients1 throughout the Greater Philadelphia area, with offices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Our financial professionals work closely with our clients offering a wide array of insurance products and financial solutions to help them achieve their long-term financial goals.

1 An insured, owner, or payer of a MassMutual policy or contract (12/31/2013).
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