First Financial Group Named a 2014 Best Place to Work, Wins Gold in Their Category

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 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 ( 2 Bala Plaza, Suite 901, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, Tel: 610‐660‐9922.