Your Prudential Team

  • SCOTT E. GAUL, FSA

    Scott E. Gaul, FSA

    Gaul

    Senior Vice President and Head of Distribution

    Scott E. Gaul, FSA

    Gaul

    Senior Vice President and Head of Distribution

    Scott was a senior member of the transaction teams that executed the $25 billion General Motors buy-out agreement and the $8 billion Verizon buy-out transaction, and was also instrumental in launching Prudential’s longevity reinsurance offering in the United Kingdom.

  • Glenn O’Brien

    Glenn O’Brien

    O’Brien

    Managing Director, U.S. Distribution

    Glenn O’Brien

    O’Brien

    Managing Director, U.S. Distribution

    Glenn directed the sales efforts for the first pension buy-in transaction in the United States, as well as the successful execution of the two largest pension annuity transactions ever experienced in the U.S. marketplace. Glenn was also a driving force in Prudential’s successful entrance into the international longevity reinsurance market.

  • Alexandra Hyten, FSA

    Alexandra Hyten, FSA

    Hyten

    Vice President, U.S. Distribution

    Alexandra Hyten, FSA

    Hyten

    Vice President, U.S. Distribution

    Alexandra played a key role in Prudential’s ground-breaking pension risk transfer agreement with JCPenney Company—a transaction that featured a flexible sizing structure, enabling the retailer to transfer a significant portion of its pension obligations and assets, while ensuring its remaining plan maintained its overfunded status.

  • David Brooker

    David Brooker

    Brooker

    Managing Director, Pension & Healthcare Solutions

    David Brooker

    Brooker

    Managing Director, Pension & Healthcare Solutions

    David Brooker is Managing Director, Pension & Healthcare Solutions for Prudential’s U.S. Pension Risk Transfer business. David is charged with engaging with key relationships and advisors as they seek to reduce or remove the risk associated with defined benefit pension and retiree medical obligations from their balance sheets.

  • Justin Adamitis

    Justin Adamitis

    Adamitis

    Distribution Director

    Justin Adamitis

    Adamitis

    Distribution Director

    As a director on the distribution team, Justin is charged with the sales efforts for single premium group annuity contracts in the terminal funding market.

  • Yanela Frias

    Yanela Frias

    Frias

    Senior Vice President and Head of Investment & Pension Solutions

    Yanela Frias

    Frias

    Senior Vice President and Head of Investment & Pension Solutions

    Yanela Frias leads the $230 billion Investment & Pension Solutions business, where she is responsible for the Pension Risk Transfer, Longevity Reinsurance, Structured Settlements and Stable Value businesses within Prudential Retirement, and related institutional product innovation efforts domestically and internationally.

  • Scott Kaplan, CFA, CPA

    Scott Kaplan

    Kaplan

    Senior Vice President, Head of Pension Risk Transfer

    Scott Kaplan

    Kaplan

    Senior Vice President, Head of Pension Risk Transfer

    Scott is the senior vice president charged with overall responsibility for Prudential’s Pension Risk Transfer business. Scott works with a staff of over 240 colleagues across multiple locations to deliver innovative solutions for Prudential’s clients.

  • Amy Kessler

    Amy Kessler

    Kessler

    Senior Vice President and Head of Longevity Risk Transfer

    Amy Kessler

    Kessler

    Senior Vice President and Head of Longevity Risk Transfer

    With nearly 30 years of financial services experience, Amy possesses both capital markets expertise and in-depth insight into the innovative pension risk transfer transactions occurring globally.

  • Susan Cannilla, CFA

    Susan Cannilla, CFA

    Cannilla

    Vice President, Head of PRT In-Force Management

    Susan Cannilla, CFA

    Cannilla

    Vice President, Head of PRT In-Force Management

    Susan is responsible for leading the in-force management for all of the Pension Risk Transfer business. She is tasked with ensuring that all of our Centers of Excellence have the knowledge and resources needed to honor our promises to our clients.

  • Peggy McDonald, FSA, MAAA

    Margaret (Peggy) McDonald

    McDonald

    Senior Vice President, Actuary and Head of Pension Risk Transfer U.S. Jumbo New Business and Distribution Support

    Margaret (Peggy) McDonald

    McDonald

    Senior Vice President, Actuary and Head of Pension Risk Transfer U.S. Jumbo New Business and Distribution Support

    Margaret (Peggy) McDonald is a senior vice president and actuary for Prudential’s Investment & Pension Solutions business, where she focuses on providing innovative strategies for sponsors seeking to mitigate the risk associated with their pension plans.

  • Rohit Mathur

    Rohit Mathur

    Mathur

    Senior Vice President and Head of Global Product & Market Solutions

    Rohit Mathur

    Mathur

    Senior Vice President and Head of Global Product & Market Solutions

    Rohit is charged with assessing the corporate finance implications of pension risk management to cultivate a consistent recognition of pension de-risking solutions. He also leads a team developing original research and related marketing for pension de-risking strategies.

  • William McCloskey

    William F. McCloskey, CFA

    McCloskey

    Vice President, Longevity Risk Transfer

    William F. McCloskey, CFA

    McCloskey

    Vice President, Longevity Risk Transfer

    William leads international transactions for Prudential’s longevity reinsurance business. In this capacity, Bill has led and overseen the placement of ten longevity blocks reinsured by Prudential, amounting to over $12 billion in outstanding longevity reinsurance.

  • David Lang

    David Lang

    Lang

    Vice President

    David Lang

    Lang

    Vice President

    David Lang is a vice president within Prudential’s Investment & Pension Solutions business, charged with leading transaction-related activities in the longevity risk transfer market.

  • Arnaud D. Bensoussan

    Arnaud D. Bensoussan

    Bensoussan

    Vice President, Product & Market Development

    Arnaud D. Bensoussan

    Bensoussan

    Vice President, Product & Market Development

    Dedicated to Longevity Risk Transfer, Arnaud is responsible for leading Prudential’s cross-functional efforts to reinsure clients in such emerging markets as Australia, Canada, France, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and beyond.

  • Peter Kahn

    Peter Kahn

    Kahn

    Vice President, Global Product & Market Solutions

    Peter Kahn

    Kahn

    Vice President, Global Product & Market Solutions

    As a member of the Global Product and Market Solutions segment of Prudential’s Investment & Pension Solutions business, Peter designs new products and creates enhanced and custom offerings for the pension risk transfer market. In addition, he develops research and communications used in marketing Prudential’s de-risking solutions to senior financial officers.

  • Melanie Pelosi

    Melanie Pelosi

    Pelosi

    Director, PRT Product, U.S. Funded Pension Risk Transfer

    Melanie Pelosi

    Pelosi

    Director, PRT Product, U.S. Funded Pension Risk Transfer

    Melanie Pelosi is the director of cash and mid-market transactions for Prudential’s U.S. Pension Risk Transfer (PRT) business. She is charged with driving growth in the cash and mid-markets by providing innovative solutions to Prudential’s clients and enabling them to de-risk their pension plans.

  • Alexandra Hyten, FSA

    Robert (Bob) Loveless, QPA, QKA, CEBS

    Loveless

    Vice President, Head of Pension Risk Transfer Client Services

    Robert (Bob) Loveless, QPA, QKA, CEBS

    Loveless

    Vice President, Head of Pension Risk Transfer Client Services

    Bob Loveless is Vice President and Head of Pension Risk Transfer Client Services for Prudential’s Investment & Pension Solutions business.

  • Brian J. Curran, CFA

    Brian J. Curran, CFA

    Curran

    Managing Director

    Brian J. Curran, CFA

    Curran

    Managing Director

    Brian Curran is managing director for the Global Portfolio Management unit of Prudential.

  • F. Gary Knapp, CFA

    F. Gary Knapp, CFA

    Knapp

    Managing Director, PGIM Fixed Income

    F. Gary Knapp, CFA

    Knapp

    Managing Director, PGIM Fixed Income

    Gary Knapp is Managing Director and Head of Liability-Driven Strategies at PGIM Fixed Income, and was recognized as one of Institutional Investor's Top 40 Most Influential People in the U.S. Pension Landscape.

  • Sylvia Pozezanac

    Sylvia Pozezanac

    Pozezanac

    Senior Managing Director, Prudential Client Management

    Sylvia Pozezanac

    Pozezanac

    Senior Managing Director, Prudential Client Management

    Sylvia Pozezanac is the Senior Managing Director and Head of the Prudential Client Management function (PCM). PCM team members maintain relationships at the C-suite and leadership levels with Prudential’s largest clients, investment, employee benefit and retirement consultants, as well as with large financial partners.

  • Kathryn Sayko

    Kathryn Sayko

    Sayko

    Managing Director, Prudential Client Management

    Kathryn Sayko

    Sayko

    Managing Director, Prudential Client Management

    Kathryn Sayko is a Managing Director, Prudential Client Management. Kathy is focused on establishing a pension de-risking dialogue with large corporate prospects, and managing Prudential’s enterprise-wide objectives with some of Prudential's largest financial partners.