John Hancock Retirement Adds to Sales Staff

Thomas Martin joined John Hancock Retirement Plan Services (RPS) as a regional vice president for the firm’s Northeast markets.

Martin is responsible for sales and relationship development efforts with financial representatives and retirement plan consultants in eastern New York State and in Fairfield County, Connecticut. He reports to Ray Hemstreet, divisional vice president, Northeast Division.

Bob Carroll, national sales manager, John Hancock RPS, says the firm hopes to leverage Martin’s field experience and sales expertise. 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 large retirement plan provider.

Martin earned a B.B.S. in management and economics and an A.S. in business management from the State University of New York, Empire State College. He holds Series 6, 7, 63, and 65 licenses from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), as well as Life and Health licenses in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

John Hancock Financial is a division of Manulife Financial, a Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States.

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