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New York Life Insurance Company's National Sales Careers Day Attracts Nearly 500 Job Seekers

Held During Life Insurance Awareness Month, New York Life Offices Nationwide Recruited Agents

NEW YORK, NY, October 17, 2011 – New York Life Insurance Company held national sales careers days in September to celebrate Life Insurance Awareness Month and educate local communities about this important career. Approximately 40 offices nationwide participated in the event and nearly 500 interested jobseekers visited their local New York Life offices.

“We expect many of these jobseekers to find success with New York Life as they recognize that representing a Fortune 100 company with a remarkable history, an outstanding training program and a broad product portfolio is a wise career choice,” said Mark Pfaff, executive vice president in charge of U.S. Life and Agency at New York Life. “Motivated men and women have the opportunity to provide vital insurance protection and financial guidance to the families and businesses in their local communities, while also enjoying professional development opportunities, flexibility, independence, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. Whether you’re a teacher, coach, real estate agent, entrepreneur or a member of the military, New York Life provides the training and support services to help the right candidates establish their businesses.”

For those unable to attend, New York Life has a Website for jobseekers that provides easy access to information about the benefits of a career in life insurance and financial services for individuals at all stages of their professional development, as well as opportunities in management. The Web site,, is part of New York Life’s efforts to expand the field force in 2011 to satisfy the growing demand for our products and services.

New York Life was recently named to Selling Power magazine’s 500 largest sales forces in America, ranking 18th in the insurance sector’s top 50.

New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 company founded in 1845, is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States* and one of the largest life insurers in the world. New York Life has the highest financial strength ratings awarded to any life insurer by all four of the major credit rating agencies. Headquartered in New York City, New York Life’s family of companies offers life insurance, retirement income, investments and long-term care insurance. New York Life Investments** provides institutional asset management and retirement plan services. Other New York Life affiliates provide an array of securities products and services, as well as institutional and retail mutual funds. Please visit New York Life’s Web site at for more information.

*Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500, Ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),” Fortune magazine, May 5, 2011. See for methodology.
**New York Life Investments is a service mark used by New York Life Investment Management Holdings LLC and its subsidiary, New York Life Investment Management LLC.