New York Life #1 Employer for Tech Talent in insurance industry.

New York Life | July 20, 2022


If you’re a technology professional seeking new opportunities, take a look at New York Life.

New York Life ranks among the Top Employers for Tech Talent™ and holds the lead position within the insurance industry based on recent findings from Everest Group. The independent research firm identified those U.S. companies with the best perceived ability to recruit and retain highly coveted software engineers and other tech talent. Key employer attractiveness dimensions include employee satisfaction, compensation and benefits, work environment, career opportunity, and diversity and inclusion.

Everest’s rankings aim to spotlight organizations that are perceived by their tech employees as successfully creating the culture, trust, and environment they want and need in an incredibly competitive race to hire and retain the best of the best.

New York Life’s collaborative, diverse, and inclusive technology culture is well-positioned to attract and retain top tech talent."

—Bill Cassidy

Chief Information Officer

According to New York Life Chief Information Officer Bill Cassidy, “New York Life’s collaborative, diverse, and inclusive technology culture is well-positioned to attract and retain top tech talent. As an innovative, tech-forward organization, we’re squarely focused on leveraging technology to tackle interesting and complex challenges to best serve our policy owners, agents, and employees. In regularly offering our team opportunities to cultivate and develop both hard and soft skills, we’re committed to empowering our talent to further their careers and prepare to be better leaders and managers.”

With these rankings, Everest’s goal is to capture the prevailing voice of the market and provide an “outside-in” view of how prospective candidates who are pursuing careers in tech functions perceive companies – aggregated from sources that include Glassdoor, Indeed, LinkedIn, and Everest’s own market conversations.

Alex Cook, Head of Strategic Capabilities at New York Life, explains, “As a Fortune 100 mutual company with no external shareholders and top-rated financial strength, we don’t face quarter-over-quarter pressure the way a publicly traded company does, ensuring that our interests are aligned with our policy owners and enabling us to take a long-term view on investing in and embarking on technology initiatives and seeing them through. Additionally, our technologists are an integral part of the business, partnering in cross-functional teams to enable New York Life to deliver the social good that’s at the heart of our mission: providing financial security and peace of mind to families across the country. Collectively, these aspects make for compelling and rewarding career opportunities.”

Learn more about career opportunities in technology and more at New York Life here.


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Media contact

Kevin Maher
New York Life Insurance Company
(212) 576-7937