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The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company Announces New Managing Partner at New York Agency

Michael Kane Joins Empire Wealth Strategies

HORSHAM, Pa. – Jan. 30, 2017 – Continuing to support its growing field office in New York, The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company (Penn Mutual) announces the hire of managing partner Michael Kane at Empire Wealth Strategies, its New York City agency.

Kane has an impressive background in the industry. He comes to Penn Mutual from a leadership position within New England Financial/MetLife, where he led three of their markets, New York City, New Jersey, and Westchester, NY. As Managing Partner of Penn Mutual’s New York City agency, Kane will be responsible for recruiting and developing advisors to help clients create and reach their long-term financial goals.

“I’m excited for this opportunity,” says Kane. “Penn Mutual is growing and focusing on their advisor base, and the company’s values and passion for the life industry align perfectly with mine.”

“Michael’s passion for the industry and the New York City community is a real asset to Penn Mutual,” says Bill Stevens, vice president, career distribution. “Under his leadership, we’re excited to continue to grow our presence in the New York area.”

About The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company
Since 1847, Penn Mutual has been driven by our purpose to create a world of possibilities.  At the heart of this purpose is the belief that purchasing life insurance is the most protective, responsible and rewarding action a person can take, and is central to a sound financial plan. The company is committed to helping families unlock life’s possibilities through life insurance and annuity solutions. This is accomplished through a national network of financial professionals, who help clients make great things possible. Penn Mutual supports its field representatives with brokerage services through Hornor, Townsend & Kent, Inc., Registered Investment Advisor and wholly owned subsidiary. Member FINRA/SIPC. Visit Penn Mutual on the Internet at


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