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New York Life Elects Carla Rutigliano as Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Proven Executive Appointed to Expanded Role

NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 — New York Life announced today that Carla Rutigliano has been elected senior vice president and chief of staff to Chairman and CEO Ted Mathas.

In her role, Ms. Rutigliano ensures the oversight and coordination of key strategic initiatives in the Office of the Chairman and CEO, and provides a link between the Chairman’s office and all other business areas within the company as well as with external organizations. In addition to these responsibilities, she provides senior executive oversight to the New York Life Foundation.

Ms. Rutigliano joined New York Life in 2001 in the Office of Governmental Affairs where she represented the company in both state legislative and regulatory matters. She held roles of increasing responsibility and in 2006 began reporting to Mr. Mathas as he became chief operating officer and vice chairman of the board that year, then CEO in 2008. Prior to New York Life, she was an assistant attorney general in the New York State Office of the Attorney General, an assistant corporation counsel for the City of Syracuse Office of the Corporation Counsel, and an intern and staffer for New York State Assemblyman Paul Harenberg. She holds a J.D. from Albany Law School at Union University and a B.A. in Political Science from SUNY Albany. Ms. Rutigliano grew up in East Islip, N.Y., and currently resides in Dix Hills, N.Y., with her husband and their two children.

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 possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major credit rating agencies: A.M. Best (A++), Fitch (AAA), Moody’s Investors Service (Aaa), Standard & Poor’s (AA+).*** 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 retail mutual funds. Please visit New York Life’s website at for more information.

*Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500 ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),” Fortune magazine, May 20, 2013. See for methodology.
**Individual independent rating agency commentary as of 2/3/14.
***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.