New York Life ranks 27th on DiversityInc’s 2015 “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” list.

NEW YORK, April 27, 2015New York Life has been named one of DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity,” ranking 27th nationally on this prestigious list. New York Life was recognized for its talent pipeline, equitable talent development, CEO and leadership commitment and supplier diversity.

“With more than 1,000 companies participating, the competition for a spot on the DiversityInc Top 50 and Specialty Lists increased over 30 percent this year,” said DiversityInc Founder and CEO Luke Visconti. “Companies are recognizing the importance of diversity for corporate reputation - which directly affects millennial-generation recruiting and retention. And whether you’re talking about Silicon Valley or Indiana, there’s no denying that stories about how far we still need to come regarding diversity have been dominating the headlines in 2015.”

“New York Life is proud to be named to this prestigious list for the third consecutive year,” said Kathleen Navarro, vice president and chief diversity officer, New York Life. “At New York Life, diversity is top of mind for the company and everyone is encouraged to bring their own perspectives to the table—whether it’s cultural background, generational beliefs, or personal style. We seek out diversity of thought, opinion, background, and experiences. We don’t have a one-size-fits-all approach.“

For the entire Top 50 list, visit http://www.diversityinc.com/top50 or follow the conversation online with #DITop50.

About DiversityInc

DiversityInc’s mission is to bring education and clarity to the business benefits of diversity. The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list began in 2001, at the same time many corporations were beginning to understand the business value of diversity-management initiatives. The 2015 Top 50 Companies for Diversity results are featured on DiversityInc.com and in DiversityInc magazine. For more information, log on to www.diversityinc.com, https://www.facebook.com/DiversityInc, https://twitter.com/DiversityInc, or http://www.linkedin.com/company/26561.

About New York Life

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 currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major credit rating agencies: A.M. Best (A++), Fitch (AAA), Moody’s Investors Service (Aaa), Standard & Poor’s & (AA+).** 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 Investments*** provides institutional asset management and retirement plan services. Other New York Life affiliates provide an array of securities products and services, as well as retail mutual funds. Please visit New York Life’s website at www.newyorklife.com for more information.

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  • * Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500 ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),” Fortune magazine, 6/16/14. For methodology, see http://fortune.com/fortune500/
  • ** Individual independent rating agency commentary as of 3/26/15. 
  • *** New York Life Investments is a service mark used by New York Life Investment Management Holdings LLC and its subsidiary, New York Life Investment Management LLC.