Prudential Retirement announces 2014 East Client Conference winners

  Prudential Retirement announces 2014 East Client Conference winners

     Five plan sponsors honored with ‘Day One Retirement Innovator Award’

Business Wire

NEWARK, N.J. -- June 24, 2014

Five plan sponsors were honored with Prudential Retirement’s ‘Day One
Retirement Innovator Award.’ The award recognizes plan sponsors who have
demonstrated and implemented new ways of thinking that led to improved
outcomes, and resulted in plan participants who have successfully reached Day
One of retirement. The winners were presented with the award at Prudential’s
2014 East Client Conference, recently held in Orlando, FL. Prudential
Retirement is a business unit of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

The winners, selected by Prudential Retirement, represent plan sponsor clients
from various disciplines, including healthcare, technology, non-profit,
construction and state government.

“This year’s winners represent diverse industries—but have one thing in
common—an unwavering commitment to transforming U.S. retirement,” said Sean
McLaughlin, vice president, Client Relations & Business Development, Total
Retirement Solutions at Prudential Retirement. “All have implemented
innovative strategies that have increased participant enrollment, deferral
rates and account balances. We’re excited to continue partnering with these
clients to help them accomplish their goal of improving retirement readiness
through employee engagement and plan design optimization.”

The winners of the ‘Day One Retirement Innovator Award’ include the following
plan sponsors:

  *Buffalo Medical Group, P.C. (BMG), a multispecialty medical group with
    primary care and specialty care divisions offering services in the Buffalo
    Niagara Region. Bob Fahey of The Fahey Group is the financial advisor.

  *Global Imaging Systems, a leading provider of business technology
    solutions. Jeff Petrone of SageView Advisory Group is the financial
  *Greenville Health System (GHS), a public, non-profit academic healthcare
    delivery system that provides clinical care, education and research. Anne
    Comer from Presidium Advisers is the financial advisor.
  *Lennar Corporation, one of the nation's largest builders of quality homes,
    also provides mortgage financing, title insurance and closing services,
    invests and manages third-party capital and is a developer of high-quality
    multifamily rental properties.
  *The State of North Carolina, with over 250,000 participants, is dedicated
    to serving the citizens of North Carolina through public service. Mercer
    Investment Consulting is the financial advisor.

Prudential Retirement delivers retirement plan solutions for public, private,
and non-profit organizations. Services include state-of-the-art record
keeping, administrative services, investment management, comprehensive
employee investment education and communications, and trustee services. With
over 85 years of retirement experience, Prudential Retirement helps meet the
needs of over 4.0 million participants and annuitants. Prudential Retirement
has $327.8 billion in retirement account values as of March 31, 2014.
Retirement products and services are provided by Prudential Retirement
Insurance and Annuity Company (PRIAC), Hartford, CT, or its affiliates.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), a financial services leader with more
than $1.1 trillion of assets under management as of March 31, 2014, has
operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Prudential’s
diverse and talented employees are committed to helping individual and
institutional customers grow and protect their wealth through a variety of
products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related
services, mutual funds and investment management. In the U.S., Prudential’s
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Josh Stoffregen, 973-802-3996
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