New York Life Real Estate Investors originates $31 million mortgage loan secured by 15 Exchange Place Jersey City, New Jersey.

New York, January 22, 2019—New York Life Real Estate Investors, on behalf of New York Life Insurance Company, announced today the financing of 15 Exchange Place, an 11-story office building located on the Hudson River in Jersey City, New Jersey. The 135,000 square foot office building is owned by an affiliate of Hartz Mountain Industries, Inc.

“New York Life is pleased to expand our relationship with Hartz Mountain Industries, Inc. and to provide the financing for this asset,” said Keith Duane, Director in New York Life Real Estate Investors’ Northeast Regional Office. “The property&rsuqo;s location, proximity to multiple forms of mass transit, efficient floorplates and incredible views of Manhattan make it an irreplaceable asset on the Jersey City waterfront.”

About New York Life Real Estate Investors

New York Life Real Estate Investors is a division of NYL Investors LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company. Please visit New York Life Real Estate Investors’ website at for more information.

New York Life Real Estate Investors is a full service, fully-integrated real estate enterprise with more than 100 professionals. The division has market-leading capabilities in origination, underwriting, and investment in real estate equity products and related debt, including real estate equity investments, commercial mortgage loans, commercial mortgage backed securities, and unsecured REIT bonds. With over $51.9 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2018*, New York Life Real Estate Investors is actively seeking to acquire additional properties throughout the U.S.

*Real Estate Investors AUM of $51.9B is gross and includes AUA ($1.6B), and debt ($0.3B) as of 6/30/18. Net AUM for Real Estate Investors is $50.0B as of 6/30/18.

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 financial strength ratings currently awarded to any U.S. 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 7/30/18: A.M. Best (A++), Fitch (AAA), Moody’s Investors Service (Aaa), Standard & Poor’s (AA+)

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Jacqueline Meere
New York Life Insurance Company