Mutual of Omaha Adds Two 401(k) Wholesalers for Northeast

September 27, 2011 ( - Mutual of Omaha has expanded its 401(k) product distribution in the Northeast by adding two new retirement plan wholesalers, Ken Cappelli and Tom Mirra.

“Both Ken and Tom have extensive experience as retirement plans advisers and will help us foster relationships with advisers and TPAs throughout the Northeast as we expand into some of the largest metropolitan centers in the country,” said Chuck Lombardo, president and CEO of Retirement Marketing Solutions, Inc. (RMS), a Mutual of Omaha subsidiary, in a press release. “Ken will primarily focus on New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania, while Tom will cover the New York metropolitan area.”  

According to the announcement, Cappelli has more than 32 years of experience in providing business and personal clients with wealth management and 401(k) needs. Prior to joining Mutual of Omaha, he was an option floor broker at The Philadelphia Stock Exchange and The American Stock Exchange.  

Cappelli earned his Accredited Investment Fiduciary Designation from The Center for Executive Education, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. He also holds the FINRA Series 7, 62, 63. and 66 licenses.  

Mirra has been a wholesaler of 401(k) and retirement plans through financial intermediaries for more than 20 years. Throughout his career he has sold investment management services for pension plans for several life insurance companies as well as qualified plan administration services for third party administrative firms in New York City.  

Mirra earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Iona College in New Rochelle, New York, and a master’s degree in Investment Management from Pace University in New York. He is a Certified Employee Benefit Specialist, holds life and health insurance licenses in New York and has FINRA Series 6 and 63 licenses.