Richard T. Mason

Richard T. Mason

President, Small/Mid Corporate and Institutional Investment Markets

Retirement Solutions

Focus: 401(k)/Retirement Plans, Retirement Income, Stable Value

Richard Mason is president of Small/Mid Corporate and Institutional Investment Markets for Retirement Solutions at Voya Financial, a strategic business unit responsible for the development, marketing and distribution of retirement products and services for the company's small and mid-sized corporate market segments, as well as stable value markets and the Pension Risk Transfer business.

Mason began his career with Aetna in 1986, which was acquired by ING in 2000. Prior to his current role, he held numerous senior level P&L and distribution positions during his 28-year tenure with the organization. In 2008, Mason was instrumental in the acquisition and subsequent integration of CitiStreet Plan Services, LLC.

Mason currently serves on the Board of the American Benefits Council, the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) Executive Board, and is a member of the SPARK Institute Board. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Manlius Pebble Hill school. He has been quoted on a wide range of retirement issues in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Smart Money, Forbes, CNBC, USA Today, the Chicago Tribune and MSN Money, among other national media. He also provided expert testimony to the U.S. Department of Treasury in 2012 on the topic of retirement income.

Mason graduated summa cum laude and has a Bachelor of Science in business administration and finance from Providence College, Rhode Island. He was recognized by The 401kWire as one of the “100 Most Influential People in Defined Contribution” for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

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