MassMutual Strategic Distributors: The Right Partner at the Right Time

MassMutual Strategic Distributors

The right partner. The right time.

MassMutual Strategic Distributors (MMSD) offers its distribution partners a diverse product portfolio and the support of an experienced team, all backed by MassMutual’s 170 years of financial strength.

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Our products


MassMutual’s suite of annuity products includes both income and fixed annuities. Our products are designed to provide flexibility for your clients based on their life stages and retirement income needs. ​

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Life Insurance

​MassMutual life insurance products will help your clients pay college tuition and mortgage payments and help cover retirement income gaps in the event of a death. Some of our policies also offer the opportunity to build cash value. ​

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Hybrid Life & Long Term Care

Our hybrid life & long term care (MassMutual CareChoiceSM) products offer a combination of benefits that make them an attractive long term care planning option for many clients. The CareChoice products provide long term care protection, death benefits, plus rising cash value. Policyowners are eligible to receive whole life policy dividends1 — a significant competitive advantage.​

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Disability income insurance (DI) can help ease the financial hardship that often results from a loss of earned income due to a lengthy disability. Anyone who relies on their income is a potential candidate for disability income products.​

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Advanced Sales

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We have assembled an industry-leading team of highly qualified sales support professionals in estate and business planning to help you identify business opportunities, explore options, and tailor innovative solutions for your most challenging cases.

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How Did We Do?

MassMutual Annual Report

The report features MassMutual’s accomplishments and continued focus on helping people secure their future and protect the ones they love.

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Principled action impacts performance

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    Total adjusted capital

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    Employees nationwide

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    In annuity and insurance benefits delivered in 2020

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    In total invested assets

  • $1.7 billion

    Estimated dividend payout in 2021 to eligible participating policyowners1

  • $22 billion

    In dividends paid over the past 15 years

  • $17 million

    Invested in organizations across the country to broaden economic opportunity

Strong financial strength ratings2

MassMutual financial strength ratings are among the highest of any company in any industry.
  • AA+

    Standard & Poor's (Very Strong)

  • Aa3

    Moody’s Investors Service (High Quality)

  • A++

    A.M. Best (Superior)

  • AA+

    Fitch Ratings (Very Strong)

Meet the MassMutual Strategic Distributors (MMSD) Leadership Team

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Dominic Blue

Head of MassMutual Strategic Distributors

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Lisa Todd

Head of Life & Disability Insurance Distribution

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Matt DiGangi

Head of Annuity/Hybrid Distribution

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Shatondra Brown

Head of Client Services

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Deidra Hubenak

Head of Advanced and Internal Sales

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Loraine Bernard

Head of Delivery and Program Management

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Mary Romano

Head of Strategy and Planning

1 Dividends are not guaranteed.

2 Ratings are as of 5/1/2022 and apply to Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company and its subsidiaries, C.M. Life Insurance Company and MML Bay State Life Insurance Company. Ratings are subject to change.

The information provided is not written or intended as specific tax or legal advice. MassMutual, its employees and representatives are not authorized to give tax or legal advice. Individuals are encouraged to seek advice from their own tax or legal counsel.

The product and/or certain features may not be available in all states.

All guarantees are based on the claims-paying abilities of the issuing insurance company.

Insurance products issued by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) Springfield, MA 01111-0001.