New York, March 6, 2018 — New York Life has been named one of the 2018 NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives, which recognizes American corporations where women have significant power to make the decisions that affect their company’s future and its bottom line. The NAFE Top 70 Companies, released today, is featured in April/May issue of Working Mother. The full report on this year’s winners are listed here.

“New York Life is honored to once again be recognized by NAFE as a company that is committed to hiring, retaining and promoting executive women,” said Alison Micucci, Senior Vice President and Head of NYL Direct, a division of New York Life based in Tampa Florida. NYL Direct has been selling life insurance to AARP members since 1994, and lifetime income annuities to AARP members since 2007. “I am proud to work for a company that has a longstanding track record of providing a supportive environment for women at all levels to reach their full potential.”


The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), founded in 1972, serves 20,000 members nationwide with networking, tools and solutions to strengthen and grow their careers and businesses. Working Mother magazine publishes the annual NAFE Top 50 list. provides up-to-date information, a community for women in business, and access to member benefits. NAFE is a division of Working Mother Media, owned by the Bonnier Corporation. 


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. Please visit New York Life’s website at for more information.

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* Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500 ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),” Fortune magazine, 6/12/17. For methodology, please see

** Individual independent rating agency commentary as of 8/01/17.