Company is named to publication's hall of fame.

NEW YORK, October 1, 2018—New York Life has been named one of the 2018 "100 Best Companies" by Working Mother magazine. The list celebrates companies that lead in the areas of female career advancement, paid parental leave, childcare assistance, benefits and flextime.

"We are a stronger company because of the high value we place on providing programs and benefits that help our employees to realize their full potential," said Kathleen Navarro, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, New York Life. "Living in an increasingly fast-paced world, we are dedicated to fostering a culture that encourages workplace flexibility."

In addition, New York Life achieved Hall of Fame status for being recognized on this prestigious list for 15 years. "Receiving Hall of Fame status illustrates our longstanding commitment to working mothers. We will continue to provide programs and services that are progressive and meaningful," said Navarro.

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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. 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 has the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major credit rating agencies**.

* Based on revenue as reported by "Fortune 500 ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual)," Fortune magazine, 6/1/18. For methodology, please see

** Individual independent rating agency commentary as of 7/30/2018: A.M. Best (A++), Fitch (AAA), Moody's Investors Service (Aaa), Standard & Poor's (AA+).