New York Life named to Working Mother magazine's best “100 best” companies list.

Company Recognized for Leadership in Creating Progressive Programs to Support Working Families

NEW YORK, September 27, 2016—New York Life has been named one of the 2016 “Working Mother 100 Best Companies” for its outstanding leadership in creating progressive programs for its work force in the areas of advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid parental leave.  The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com.

“New York Life is honored to once again be recognized as one of the nation's best employers for working mothers,” said Kathleen Navarro, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, New York Life.  “Our long history of being acknowledged as a supportive company that provides progressive workplace programs is very important to us.  We are dedicated to ensuring that we provide an inclusive culture that fosters a well-balanced lifestyle for all of our employees.”

Jennifer Owens, Editorial Director of Working Mother Media, says, “For 31 years, Working Mother has tracked the progress of companies that lead in creating a supportive workplace for America’s families.  Now more than ever, with changing family dynamics, parental benefits are a key weapon in the war for talent.  These companies aim to create the culture that attracts the best talent.”

The complete list of the 2016 Working Mother 100 Best Companies can be found here.

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.  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.

About Working Mother Media

Working Mother Media (WMM), a division of Bonnier Corporation (bonnier.com), publishes Working Mother magazine and its companion website, workingmother.com. The Working Mother Research Institute (workingmother.com/wmri), the National Association for Female Executives (nafe.com) and Diversity Best Practices (diversitybestpractices.com) are also units within WMM. WMM’s mission is to serve as a champion of culture change. Working Mother magazine is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

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  • Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500 ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),” Fortune magazine, 6/17/16. For methodology, please see http://fortune.com/fortune500/.
  • Individual independent rating agency commentary as of 8/9/16.
  • 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.