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Agent Opportunities

The New York Life sales force is 12,000 people strong. We pride ourselves on having one of the best-trained and most well-respected sales teams in the industry. This career isn’t for everyone, but the best agents and managers in our company will tell you there’s nothing else like it. Learn more about the agent experience.

New Agent 

If you're looking for a career that enables you to grow your own business and make a difference in your community, then let’s talk. As a New York Life agent, you’ll offer valuable life insurance, fixed annuities, long-term care insurance, and other products for insurance and retirement planning—from a company that stands by its promises. These are a few of the skills and tasks you’ll flex and develop:

  • Create and implement business and marketing plans
  • Prospect for potential clients
  • Talk to individuals and families about their financial concerns and needs
  • Present potential solutions using our world-class suite of products and services
  • Deepen your professional knowledge

Experienced Agent 

Whether you specialize in advanced markets, worksite marketing, or protecting families and individuals in your community, we can support your success with our long-standing history of financial strength and integrity. In addition to leading the Million Dollar Round Table in membership for more than 60 consecutive years, here are some of the qualities that separate us from the competition:

  • Ongoing training and support from the management team
  • One of the most comprehensive and well-respected training programs in the industry
  • Nationwide marketing and technology support
  • A world-class service organization
  • A quality retirement plan and competitive benefits package

Sales Manager/Partner 

If you’re a seasoned financial services or insurance industry professional with strong leadership skills and a desire to help others succeed—now may be the time to join our nationwide team of sales management professionals. As a partner, you’ll be responsible for the successful recruitment and development of a dedicated team of sales professionals. 

  • Comprehensive professional training
  • Generous benefits
  • Excellent retirement plans
  • Significant income potential
  • The opportunity to work for a Fortune 100 company

Management Fask Track

If you’re a natural leader who has either completed your MBA in the last 24 months or have prior management or business owner experience, the Management Fast Track program may be your perfect career path.

In this program, you’ll have the opportunity to advance to management within 12 months. You’ll start as a financial professional to gain hands on experience.  Once program requirements are met, you’ll be able to transition into management as an Associate Partner, recruiting and developing your own team of financial professionals. You’ll also be enrolled in the Associate Partner Training Program, an intensive, six-month program that will develop you and prime you for success as a manager.

These qualifications are preferred, but you can also get them on the job:

  • Life and Health licensed
  • FINRA registrations of Series 6 or7, and Series 63
  • Previous sales experience

Corporate Roles

We currently have approximately 9,000 employees across a range of positions, with plenty of openings for people from diverse professional backgrounds. Learn more about the many opportunities we offer below. And when you find a role that appeals, search the link below each description to view current openings in your area or view all job opportunities.


Are you a business-minded creative thinker with a knack for solving problems? Our actuaries do more than just analyze the financial costs of risk and uncertainty; their ideas drive business decisions and impact everything from product design and technology to pricing and strategic planning.

Explore current actuarial positions.


Administrative employees play an essential role in supporting our commitment to excellent service. They are critical members of our organization, with plenty of opportunities for growth and development throughout the company.

Explore current administrative positions.

Client Service

Our client service teams are on the front line, supporting our agents and the most important people in our business: our policy owners. Engaging and consumer-oriented, they’re a daily bridge to our clients and business partners.

Explore current client service positions.

Finance and Accounting

We rely on our finance and accounting teams’ critical problem-solving skills in practically every aspect of our corporate, insurance, and investments operations. We also offer support for those seeking their Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designations.

Explore current finance and accounting positions.

Human Resources

Our human resources team attracts and retains the right talent and encourages paths to success. They manage everything from employee relations, performance, and engagement to big-picture organizational structure, benefits enrollment, and other essential employee initiatives. 

Explore current human resources positions.


Our insurance team is multi-faceted and includes areas of business strategy, product development and marketing, underwriting, finance and service. A career in insurance begins with a deep understanding of customer needs and a keen awareness of how the products we offer help our clients build financial freedom and protect those they care about most.

Explore current insurance positions.


Investment teams support our products and services, working with everything from retirement products to mutual funds, to help individual and institutional investors achieve financial success. They also manage investments for the company itself—supporting our insurance and annuity products. 

Explore current investments positions.

Leadership and Management

Do you have the skills it takes to bring out the best in others and contribute to a company recognized for over 170 years of successful leadership? Our leaders and managers are a reflection of our values: to do good by our own people while making decisions that are always in the interest of our policy owners—and play a key part in company-wide success. 

Explore current leadership and management positions.

Legal, Compliance, and Risk

Our company operates in a very complex legal and regulatory environment, which is why this area is so vital to our success. Our attorneys provide legal services for all business areas, provide advice and guidance to the company’s business units, oversee subsidiary legal operations, and maintain relationships with state and federal regulators.

Explore current legal, compliance, and risk positions.

Marketing and Communications

Marketing and communications employees develop and implement strategies to build our brand and reputation, support our mission, and deliver exceptional consumer experiences at every level. We offer opportunities in all disciplines of marketing, communications, and creative services.

Explore current marketing and communications positions.

Sales and Distribution Support

Sales and distribution professionals support our products and drive initiatives across multiple channels, ensuring our clients have an exceptional experience. If you are interested in supporting our business by engaging employees, sales agents, and clients with the information they need to meet their goals, we’d like to talk to you.

Explore current sales and distribution support positions.


Our technology employees are given the freedom they need to pursue their creative vision. They have access to resources and opportunities that allow them to successfully put their talents to use, while helping drive the overall success of the company.

Learn about the opportunity to “Go Big” in technology with us.


Calling all students.

Are you a soon-to-be college graduate interested in the financial services industry? Learn more about our summer internship programs, and how they can help launch your career.

Actuarial Development

Gain hands-on experience across company operations. Learn to evaluate financial results and improve your leadership skills.

Enterprise Finance

Get training and professional development, plus exposure to senior management. Full-time offers can be extended at the end of the summer.

Advance your career in technology

Join a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative environment with people who are committed to helping.

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