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LIFE INSURANCE More than a policy. An act of love.

Over 175 years of helping families put love into action.

One-on-one guidance to help you protect what you have while growing more

Working with us means never having to make financial decisions alone. We connect you with an agent in your community–someone who understands your needs and priorities. Together, you’ll find the right approach to protect your family and help them prosper.

Financial expertise, human connection

We have 12,000+ agents around the country, and you can choose the one who’ll be dedicated to addressing your unique needs

Comprehensive, customized solutions

We offer best-in-class products and solutions that adapt to your changing needs to help grow your financial security and your peace of mind

A commitment to doing what’s right

For 175+ years, through financial ups and downs, we’ve remained accountable to our policy owners while upholding our values of diversity, responsibility, and service

New York Life publishes 2023 Report to Policy Owners

The 2023 report underscores New York Life’s continued commitment to financial strength, mutuality, and sustained growth. With a long-term focus on our policy owners, we’ve made significant investments in the growth of our company, our agents, and our advisors.

Our agents provide life insurance and solutions to many other needs

Whether you’re just starting to think about your financial future or managing a complex situation, we tailor our flexible solutions to your needs. We explain our offerings in plain language and help you create customized solutions to meet your needs and budget.

Want to learn more about financial protection and growth? Start here

If there’s more you want to know before talking to an agent, we can help. We have articles, 101 guides, and financial calculators to help you clarify your needs and goals.

We've been in the business of doing good since 1845

From fulfilling our promises to responsible investing to community engagement, everything we do is for the good of our customers, our employees, and the communities we serve.

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Mutuality means a commitment to you

As the largest mutual insurer in the U.S., we operate for the benefit of policy owners1, including paying them $2.2 billion in dividends in 2023 alone2

A history of financial strength

We have the highest financial strength ratings of all four major ratings agencies, based on our years of keeping promises to policy owners3

Dedicated to making a difference

We’re on a mission to make our world a better place to live, contributing 145,000+ volunteer hours and more than $32 million in charitable donations in a single year4

A diverse company to serve all

With a workforce that’s more than one-half female and one-third people of color, we reflect the communities we serve and are prepared to help each and every family4

We support communities and help bring people together

At New York Life, we go above and beyond every day to help individuals, families, and communities thrive.

1Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500 ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),” Fortune magazine, 6/4/24. For methodology, please see

2Dividends are paid on participating policies and are based on the policy's applicable dividend scale, which is neither guaranteed nor an estimate of future performance results.

3The “highest ratings currently awarded” refers to the highest ratings currently awarded to any U.S. life insurer, specifically: AM Best A++ (as of 2/9/2024), Fitch Ratings AAA (as of 10/6/2023), Moody’s Aaa (as of 11/17/2023), and Standard & Poor’s AA+ (as of 10/10/2023). Source: third-party reports. Learn more:

4Stated figures are as of February 2023.