NEW YORK, N.Y., August 24, 2007 – New York Life Insurance Company has dominated the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) in the United States for the fifty-third consecutive year with 2,453 New York Life agents, the highest number ever for an MDRT leader. New York Life’s 2007 MDRT membership represents a New York Life and MDRT record in the United States. MDRT granted memberships to 13,882 agents in the United States making membership in this organization a distinguishing life insurance career milestone, attained by less than 1 percent of the world’s financial services professionals who have demonstrated superior professional knowledge, experience and client service.
In addition, New York Life has more women MDRT members than any other U.S. company with an increase of 15 percent this year. In 2007, 355 women New York Life agents are MDRT members, representing 26 percent of all women MDRT members.
"The high standards with which our agents address each customer's needs has enabled New York Life to achieve this honor for over half a century,” said Mark Pfaff, senior vice president and head of New York Life’s career agency system. “This distinction illustrates that our agents are among the best in the world and not only adhere to the highest ethical standards to protect families, individuals and business owners, but are united by a passion to provide the most suitable financial solutions possible."
In 2006, New York Life International, LLC, the overseas arm of New York Life, ranked among the leading MDRT companies globally, producing a record number of MDRT members, over 969, from its operations in Argentina, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, South Korea, China, Taiwan and Thailand.
Founded in 1927, MDRT is an international, independent association of nearly 36,000 of the world’s leading life insurance and financial services professionals from 76 nations and territories, representing over 450 companies. MDRT members are recognized as skillful professionals who are considered to be among the best in the industry, perform outstanding client service, and have achieved the highest standard of sales excellence in the life insurance and financial services business.
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 from 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 Investment Management LLC 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 www.newyorklife.com for more information.
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