Michael De Feo Joins Voya Investment Management as Head of Retirement and Investment Only


NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Voya Investment Management, the asset management business of Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Michael De Feo has joined the firm as head of Retirement and Investment Only. De Feo reports to Jake Tuzza, head of Intermediary Distribution for Voya Investment Management (IM).

"Mike will oversee, and be responsible for, all aspects of our partnership with Voya's Retirement business, third-party Defined Contribution Investment Only (DCIO) efforts, sub-advisory, and working with our institutional team to help grow our DCIO business," said Tuzza. "Under Mike's guidance, we will strengthen our focus on retirement, centralize our efforts in support of defined contribution and, together with our affiliates, accelerate our desire to be recognized as the retirement asset manager of choice."

Prior to joining Voya IM, De Feo was managing director, DCIO, Strategic Alliances and Sub-Advised at Nuveen Investments.  In this role, he was responsible for managing marketing, sales and key account functions as Nuveen's DCIO business head.   

"Mike has a long track record of success in the defined contribution investment arena—building strong relationships with key record-keepers and broker-dealers, and using value-add programs to help grow sales and assets under management," said Tuzza.

De Feo earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Roanoke College.

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About Voya Investment Management
A leading, active asset management firm, Voya Investment Management manages, as of September 30, 2016, more than $200 billion for affiliated and external institutions as well as individual investors. With 40 years of history in asset management, Voya Investment Management has the experience and resources to provide clients with investment solutions with an emphasis on equities, fixed income, and multi-asset strategies and solutions. Voya Investment Management was named by Pensions & Investments Magazine as a 2015 Best Place to Work in Money Management. For more information, visit voyainvestments.com. Follow Voya Investment Management on Twitter @VoyaInvestments.

About Voya Financial®
Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), helps Americans plan, invest and protect their savings — to get ready to retire better. Serving the financial needs of approximately 13 million individual and institutional customers in the United States, Voya is a Fortune 500 company that had $11 billion in revenue in 2015. The company had $480 billion in total assets under management and administration as of September 30, 2016. With a clear mission to make a secure financial future possible — one person, one family, one institution at a time — Voya's vision is to be America's Retirement Company™. The company is equally committed to conducting business in a way that is socially, environmentally, economically and ethically responsible — Voya has been recognized as one of the 2016 World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute, and as one of the Top Green Companies in the U.S., by Newsweek magazine. For more information, visit voya.com. Follow Voya Financial on Facebook and Twitter @Voya.

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