The Hartford Appoints Leader for Government Plan Sales

September 18, 2009 ( - The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. has appointed Mark Scalercio as national sales manager for government-sponsored retirement plans in the Retirement Plans Group.

Scalercio is now responsible for sales of retirement plans to state, county and municipal employers , according to an announcement . He continues to be responsible for managing client relationships and educating plan participants.

Scalercio joined The Hartford in 2008 and formed the Retirement Consulting Group, an integrated team comprised of client relationship managers, educational specialists , and the client retention team , the announcement said . Prior to joining The Hartford, he was managing director of field sales and client retention at Sun Life Retirement Services. He previously held senior sales and relationship management positions with LifeSource/TIME Financial, a BISYS company, and AXA Distributors, Inc.

Scalercio holds a bachelor’s degree from Northern Arizona University.

The Hartford, through RPG, has $38.8 billion in retirement plan assets under management as of June 30, 2009.