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Dan O’Grady Joins Voya Retirement

Company grows its talent in northeast

Voya Retirement recently hired Dan O’Grady as a regional vice president of Sales for the company’s Small-Mid Corporate Market business.

In this role, O’Grady will be responsible for generating new 401(k) plan business and building key distribution relationships within the New York City territory, including Manhattan, Staten Island and the Bronx. He will work through all channels, including wirehouses, banks and independents that serve employers with plans up to $75 million in assets.

“I am excited to join Voya as a retirement plan wholesaler in New York City and aim to quickly become a key contributor,” said O’Grady. “I look forward to aligning with proven partners in the industry and developing new relationships to help benefit the team’s success.” O’Grady has a great deal of experience in the financial services industry, working in several different capacities relating to retirement plan sales and management, including partnering with advisors in all channels. Most recently, he held the position of managing director at Sheridan Asset Management.

Growing distribution in metro-New York

“We are thrilled for Dan to join our team as we continue to focus on growing our distribution in metro New York,” added Bill Elmslie, head of National Intermediary Distribution for Voya’s Small-Mid Corporate Market. “His vast industry experience with retirement plans and relationship-building skills make him a great fit for Voya.”

O’Grady attended the University of Maryland where he received a Bachelor of Science in Economics. He is based in New York City and reports to Chris Ekstrom, senior vice president of Sales for Voya Retirement’s northeast region.