Alain M. Karaoglan

Executive Vice President and Head of the Strategic Businesses

Alain Karaoglan is executive vice president and head of the company’s Strategic Businesses, which include New York Life Group Benefit Solutions, Group Membership Association Division, Institutional Annuities, Institutional Life, New York Life Direct, New York Life Investment Management, and Seguros Monterrey New York Life. Mr. Karaoglan joined New York Life in 2019 and was appointed to the Executive Management Committee in March 2020.

Prior to joining New York Life, he served as chief operating officer for Voya Financial from 2012 to 2018, where he was a member of Voya’s Executive Committee and oversaw all of Voya’s businesses, including Annuities, Employee Benefits, Individual Life, Investment Management, and Retirement. Before joining Voya, he was the head of Divestitures at American International Group, where he helped restructure the company after the 2008 financial crisis.

Previously, Mr. Karaoglan held senior roles in the investment banking and insurance industries, including at Banc of America, Deutsche Bank, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, First Boston Corporation, and Bear Stearns.

Mr. Karaoglan has an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and a Bachelor of Arts in economics and Bachelor of Science in business administration, magna cum laude, from Pepperdine University.


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