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New York Life Names Brooke Zrno Grisham to Head Nautilus Group

NEW YORK, June 6, 2013—New York Life has announced that Brooke Zrno Grisham is named chief executive officer in charge of the Nautilus Group. In this role, Ms. Grisham is responsible for a premier team of industry professionals based in Dallas, Texas, providing dedicated support in business and estate planning for an elite group of New York Life agents serving the advanced markets for life insurance. She reports to Senior Vice President Gerard Rocchi.

Ms. Grisham joined New York Life in 1999 working as a senior associate in the Nautilus Group and has held positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as chief operating officer where she was responsible for case development, information technology, compliance and administrative functions. She was named a vice president in 2011. Prior to joining New York Life, Ms. Grisham worked as a corporate sales and marketing trainer for Mary Kay Inc.

Ms. Grisham has a Bachelor of Arts degree in business communications from The University of Texas at Dallas. A native of Idaho, she lives in Dallas with her husband.

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.
**Source: Individual Third Party Ratings Reports as of 6/4/13.
***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.