COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND SERVICE

Giving each community the support it deserves.

Diverse community picnic

Serving the needs of our neighbors.

New York Life employees and financial professionals represent countless communities. Our employees' diverse backgrounds allow us to better advise and guide policy owners. 

60%

of our new financial professionals represent a unique cultural community1

54%

of our managers in local General Offices are ethnically diverse1

900k

lives protected through the work of financial professionals who represent diverse communities1


Disabled young woman in workplace

Our diversity is our strength.

Our goal is to meet people where they are—physically, linguistically, and emotionally. We actively seek out talented financial professionals who represent many diverse communities and speak their languages. This shared background allows for a more intimate connection, to better form valuable, long-lasting relationships with clients and their families.


Asian american seniors laughing

Target and cultural marketing support

Better support means better connections.

The world is becoming more and more diverse, which means it’s never been more vital to understand and empathize with people of all backgrounds. That’s why we implemented our Target and Cultural Markets program, which employs full-time staff members to help our financial professionals better engage with the needs of each community they represent.

Asian american seniors laughing

Participants of Volunteers for Good

Volunteers for Good

Putting our love into action.

Since 1998, New York Life has supported philanthropic opportunities for our workforce through the Volunteers for Good program. Every year we partner with hundreds of nonprofits and charitable organizations across the country to impact our communities.


Supporting our employees in action.

We offer grants that supplement the incredible community service of our financial professionals and employees.

Individual Volunteer Grants

New York Life financial professionals and employees can apply for up to $1,000 to support organizations in their communities.

Team Grants

Volunteer projects led by New York Life teams can apply for up to $10,000 in direct financial support for their nonprofit partners.

Community Impact Grants

We award competitive grants up to $25,000 to local organizations that partner with a New York Life employee.

Explore New York Life careers.

Find your place at a purpose-drive company with over 175 years of experience.

1 Stated figures are as of 2019.

New York Life is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.