Industry Accolades

FORTUNE MAGAZINE’S FORTUNE 500 FOR 2022.

We rank #72 on the 68th running of the prestigious Fortune 500 list. Each year, Fortune magazine collects revenue data from the largest companies in the United States and publishes the rankings. The published list is considered a “who's who” of corporate America. With 2021 revenue of over $51 billion, according to Fortune’s proprietary formula, we once again retained our title as the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States.

2021 WBEC METRO NY DONE DEAL CORPORATE CHAMPION AWARDS.

Once again New York LIfe was chosen as a Done Deal Corporate Champion.    The Done Deals Challenge was developed to measure, acknowledge, celebrate, and publicize business conducted between Women’s Business Enterprise Council Metro NY (WBEC Metro NY) certified women business enterprises (WBEs) and WBEC Metro NY’s corporate members. 

INSURE'S BEST LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES FOR 2021

New York Life ranked among the top 10 Life Insurance companies of 2021 in a survey of 2000 life insurance customers by Insure.   The top-ranked companies offer competitive pricing and strong customer service.

NEWSWEEK'S BEST IN CUSTOMER SERVICE FOR 2020.

New York Life ranked among the best companies for customer service in Newsweek’s annual “America’s Best Customer Service” list. New York Life ranked second in the Life Insurance category based on a survey of more than 20,000 adults.

TOP COMPANIES FOR LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT.

We're honored to be included on the list of of Training Magazine's "Top Companies For Learning and Development" for 2021.  This is New York Life's ninth consecutive year on the list.

PR DAILY'S DIGITAL MARKETING & SOCIAL MEDIA AWARDS "BEST SPECIALTY CAMPAIGN."

In 2018, we launched two companion campaigns addressing the evolving life needs of the family market. These campaigns, “Getting Married” and “Having a Baby” were  recently honored by the 2019 PR Daily Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards, winning their "Best Specialty Campaign" award.  Their associated social media campaigns won honorable mention as well.

FORTUNE MAGAZINE’S LIST OF WORLD’S MOST ADMIRED COMPANIES FOR 2021.

Fortune arrives at its rankings by using feedback from executives, directors, and analysts to rate enterprises in their own industry on nine criteria, from investment value and quality of management and products to social responsibility and ability to attract talent. A company’s score must rank in the top half of its industry survey to be listed. For 2020 New York Life ranked 4th in the category of Insurance: Life and Health.

GREAT PLACE TO WORK CERTIFICATION (GPTW) FOR 2019.

For the third consecutive year we’re proud to have been certified as a Great Place to Work by the world-renowned Great Place to Work (GPTW) organization. GPTW is a global authority on building, sustaining, and recognizing high-trust, high-performing workplace cultures. Over the past 30 years the organization has surveyed millions of employees and examined thousands of the best workplaces around the world. Survey questions touch on issues such as respect, fairness, pride, credibility, and camaraderie at the company.

Diversity and Inclusion

THE FOREFRONT 50: TOP CORPORATIONS FOR MINORITY BUSINESSES.

New York Life's Supplier Diversity team received "The Forefront 50: Top Corporations for Minority Businesses." This award is from National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) for the team’s advocacy work for minority owned businesses. 

NGLC 2022 “BEST-OF-THE-BEST” CORPORATIONS FOR INCLUSION.

The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), in collaboration with its partners in the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC), selected New York Life to it's list of Best-of-the-Best corporations in America committed to diversity and inclusion.

TOP COMPANIES FOR WOMEN TECHNOLOGISTS.

New York Life named among Top Companies for Women Technologists by AnitaB.org for 2022.

BEST COMPANIES FOR LATINOS TO WORK FOR 2022.

We're proud to be named to the Best Companies for Latinos to Work for list for 2022 by Latino Leaders.

BEST COMPANIES FOR LATINOS TO WORK FOR 2022.

We're proud to be named to the Best Companies for Latinos to Work for list for 2022 by Latino Leaders.

2021 LEADING DISABILITY EMPLOYERS

New York Life was among the honorees that received a Leading Disability Employer Seal at this year's National Organization on Disability (NOD)’s Annual Forum.  The NOD seal recognizes companies for measuring and achieving strong talent outcomes for people with disabilities. 

BEST-OF-THE-BEST CORPORATIONS FOR INCLUSION.

The National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC)  has named New York Life to the fifth annual cohort of Best-of-the-Best list of corporations in America committed to diversity and inclusion across all communities for 2021.

2021 SERAMOUNT LEADING INCLUSION INDEX.

New York Life has been named as a Leading Inclusion Organization in the 2021 Seramount Inclusion Index (formerly known as the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index), being recognized for our efforts to foster an inclusive workplace.   The Inclusion Index provides information to help organizations understand gaps in demographic representation, and is a strategic road map to drive internal change to find and implement DEI solutions. 

LATINA STYLE's 2019 COMPANY OF THE YEAR.

We were recently named the 2019 Company of the Year by LATINA Style Inc.  LATINA Style commended us on our focus on serving the financial security needs of individuals and families in the Latino and other diverse communities across our country. Companies are evaluated on a number of criteria including the number of Latina executives, Latina retention, mentoring programs, educational opportunities, employee benefits, job retraining, affinity groups, and Hispanic relations.

NATIONAL BUSINESS INCLUSION CONSORTIUM’S BEST-OF-THE-BEST LIST.

We were honored to be named to the 2019 National Business Inclusion Consortium’s (NBIC's) Best-of-the-Best list of corporations in America committed to diversity and inclusion across all community sectors. Only companies achieving industry-leading results across all diverse segments are eligible to receive the prestigious Best-of-the-Best designation from the NBIC, a coalition of national diverse business organizations spearheaded by the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.

HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN—CORPORATE EQUALITY INDEX.

We received a perfect score of 100% on the 2022 Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

FORBES AMERICA'S BEST EMPLOYERS FOR WOMEN FOR 2018.

New York Life was honored to be among the first companies named to Forbes new listing of the Best Employers for Women. Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to identify the companies doing a top notch job of supporting their female workforce. The final list ranks the 300 employers that both received the most recommendations and boast the most gender diverse boards and executive ranks. New York Life ranked #160 on the prestigious list, ranking higher than other companies including JPMorgan Chase (#192), Microsoft (#212) and Visa (#289).

TOP 50 CORPORATIONS FOR INCLUSIVE MAJORITY BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES BY OMNIKAL.

We were selected by OMNIKAL as one of "America’s Top 50 Organizations for Inclusive Majority Business Opportunities” for 2020. We received the award based on inclusion throughout the nation's business community. More than 2,100,000 million businesses participated in an online election to determine the Omni50 Award winners for their efforts in the global market place, at a time when inclusion has been imperative for economic prosperity and future ethical, social and cultural success. The Omni50 Award winner list is an indicator of which organizations provide the best and the most business awarded to Inclusive Majority Owned companies. This, in turn, attracts more corporations, as they compete for market share in multicultural communities and an increasingly varied global and national population.

2021 SERAMOUNT 100 BEST COMPANIES.

We were named one of the 2021 “Seramount 100 Best Companies” for our outstanding leadership in creating progressive programs for our work force in the areas of advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid parental leave.

TOP COMPANIES FOR EXECUTIVE WOMEN 2022.

We're honored to be named one of the “Top Companies for Executive Women” by Seramount. This is the most definitive list of top workplaces for women who want to advance through the corporate ranks. It celebrates companies that champion women’s advancement, with a focus on succession planning, profit-and-loss roles, gender pay parity, support programs, and flexibility programs.

SERAMOUNT'S BEST COMPANIES FOR MULTICULTURAL WOMEN 2021.

We were selected for the 2021 Seramount 100 Best Companies for multicultural women. The honor recognizes US companies that create and use best practices in hiring, retaining and promoting women of color. The recognition is based on an extensive application with questions covering representation; hiring, attrition and promotion rates; recruitment, retention and advancement programs; and company culture.

PROFILES IN DIVERSITY JOURNAL’S DIVERSITY TEAM AWARD 2020.

Our company earned placement on Profiles in Diversity Journal’s first-ever list of 2020 Diversity Team Award winners.  The Diversity Team Award recognizes the talented and dedicated team members whose work supports and advances diversity and inclusion within their respective organizations. The Award also showcases and celebrates the inclusivity that diverse individuals, working together as members of a team, represent.

THE WOMEN'S PRESIDENTS' EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATION (WPEO).

We were recognized as an outstanding corporation for 2020 by The Women's Presidents' Educational Organization (WPEO). We received this award for our significant accomplishments in support of WPEO women business enterprises and the women's business community, as well as innovation and overall commitment to the WPEO mission. 


Workplace Recognition

2020 HALO AWARDS FOR BEST EMPLOYEE ENAGEMENT AND BEST DISASTER RELIEF INITIATIVES FROM ENGAGE FOR GOOD

Engage For Good recognized the New York Life Foundation's disaster relief efforts with a Gold Award.  Our Foundation partnered with First Book, to focused on both disaster preparedness and disaster relief, defining “disaster” in terms of man-made disasters such as mass shootings and school shootings and the inevitability of loss and the bereavement process that ensues.  Our Foundation's Grief Ambassador Program, including its work creating the Grief Sensitive Schools Initiative. (GSSI),  was also honored with a Silver Award.  New York Life Foundation established childhood bereavement as a funding focus area in 2008 and has invested nearly $50 million to bereavement organizations across the nation

SERAMOUNT BEST COMPANIES FOR DADS 2021.

Seramount revealed its third annual list of the "Best Companies for Dads" celebrating organizations that lead in the areas of paternity leave, childcare, flexible schedules and more. New York Life is proud to be one of the 85 companies recognized on this year’s list.

GREAT PLACES TO WORK 2019-2020.

We are honored to be included in the list of "Great Places to Work for 2019.-2020"

TRAINING MAGAZINE'S TRAINING TOP 125.

Our name was added to Training magazine’s “Training Top 125” ranking for 2019, a ranking of a company's excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs. We were recognized as a company that shows great commitment to employee development. Now in its 18th year, the Training Top 125 ranking is based on statistics including total training budget; number of training hours per employee program; goals, evaluation, measurement, and workplace surveys; hours of training per employee annually; and detailed formal programs.

DAVE THOMAS FOUNDATION ADOPTION ADVOCATE 2022.

New York Life is proud to be named to the Dave Thomas Foundation's list of Adoption Advocates for 2022. The acknowledgement highlights our commitment to supporting our employees through our adoption benefit offerings.

"GOLD ORGANIZATION" RATING BY CHIEF LEARNING OFFICER MAGAZINE.

For the third year in a row New York Life was named a "Gold Organization at the 2021 Chief Learning Officer Learning Elite Awards, the highest achievement category awarded. This year we are the only life insurance company to earn this distinguished honor.  This award recognizes the Learning & Development efforts across the entire company, in every capacity in which it is delivered to our employees and agents.

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