Delivering value to our customers
in financial strength1
in benefits and dividends paid in 2017*
surplus—an all time high—which allows us to be there when you need us most2
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That means we are fully aligned with our policy owners, not with outside investors or Wall Street. This allows us to focus on delivering lifelong value to our customers, including sharing our success with eligible policy owners through nonguaranteed dividends, which we've paid for 164 consecutive years.
Watch below to hear Ted, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, talk about mutuality.
We’re focused on the long term, and our interests are always aligned with those of our policy owners
Our financial strength provides peace of mind now and in the future
Since 1854, we’ve paid dividends every year
We’ve been meeting our obligations for 170+ years, in good times and bad
The history of New York Life is about being there when we are needed, for our customers and for the thousands of communities where we work and live. Our agents and employees contributed over 136,500 hours of volunteer work and millions of dollars in donations in 2018 alone. The New York Life Foundation has contributed over $250 million since its founding in 1979, with a focus on helping children who have suffered the loss of a loved one, and on educational enhancement.
People come to work at New York Life to contribute to the financial goals of millions of families and businesses each day. We have a diverse, nationwide workforce that allows us to support the communities where we work. Our purpose-driven mind-set has attracted people who want to do good and has resulted in great success for our company and customers.
Leading the way in diversity and inclusion.
Our workforce thrives on its diversity.
We’re proud to be recognized by organizations that also value diversity.
See open positions on our Careers page.
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