MassMutual has appointed Michele Baldasarre as vice president of Institutional Markets to lead relationship management for the firm’s large retirement plan sponsors.
Baldasarre’s team will serve corporations, government entities, Taft-Hartley or labor unions, and nonprofit organizations. She will report to Una Morabito, senior vice president, Relationship Management for MassMutual Retirement Services. As a member of the institutional unit, Baldasarre joins a larger team of relationship managers who work to help employers manage their 401(k), 457 and 403(b) defined contribution (DC) retirement plans, as well as defined benefit (DB) plans.
“With her deep background in retirement plans, consultant relations, strategic solutions and employee benefits, Michele is well-positioned to take our support for institutional clients to an even higher level,” says Una Morabito, senior vice president, Relationship Management for MassMutual Retirement Services.
Baldasarre, who earned her bachelor’s degree at Lesley College, comes to MassMutual with more than 25 years of experience in institutional investment and retirement services. She previously held leadership roles at Blackrock and Putnam, and most recently served as a channel manager for Aon Hewitt.