Nationwide Financial Services Inc. has hired eight new wholesalers to support advisors in the annuities and retirement plan businesses.

The new members of Nationwide’s sales team include:

—Vince Centineo, who will serve as the regional vice president for the Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Washington territory, representing the select market team. Centineo joins Nationwide Financial from Halcyon Capital Markets, where he worked as an external wholesaler and distribution specialist.

—Sean Milligan, who will serve as regional vice president for the North and Central Chicago territory, representing the retirement plans sales team. Milligan joins Nationwide Financial from MassMutual, where he worked as managing director of institutional sales.

—Troy V. Simmons, who will serve as regional income planning specialist for the West territory (which includes Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Arizona, Hawaii, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Montana, Arkansas and Louisiana). Simmons joins Nationwide Financial from American General, where he worked as regional vice president.

—Eric Bokesch, who will serve as field service representative for the Cincinnati, Indiana and Kentucky territory, representing pension sales in the private sector. Bokesch joins Nationwide Financial from a direct-write third party administrator, where he worked as an enrollment advisor.

—Aubrey Burningham, who will serve as field service representative for the Washington and Oregon territory, representing the group retirement plans sales team in the private sector. Burningham joins Nationwide Financial from Paulson Investment, where she worked in operations.

—Geovanny Alfaro, who will serve as pension field service representative for the New York City and Westchester County territory, representing the retirement plans sales team. Alfaro joins Nationwide Financial from Mutual of America, where he worked as a 401(k) retirement plans consultant.

—Gonzalo Villamil, who will serve as field service representative for the Southern California territory, representing the retirement plans sales team. Villamil joins Nationwide Financial from AIG VALIC Financial Advisors, where he worked as a mutual fund and 401(k) retirement plans wholesaler.

—Josh Cesare, who will serve as pension field representative for the Eastern Pennsylvania, Westchester, New York and New Jersey territory, representing the retirement plans sales team. Cesare joins Nationwide Financial from MetLife Securities, where he worked as a registered representative/investment advisor representative.