Diverse community picnic

IN OUR COMMUNITIES Giving each community the support it deserves

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.


of our new financial professionals represent a unique cultural community1


of our managers in local General Offices are ethnically diverse1


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


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.

Better support means better connections

Target and cultural marketing support

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.

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.

1Stated figures are as of 2019.

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