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Christopher J. Pia.

Christopher Pia

Agent, Southern Connecticut office

Christopher Pia began his career as an intern with New York Life Insurance Company in 2008 while still in college. “Before I interviewed with New York Life, I did my homework on the company. To say the least, I was very impressed with its financial strength and integrity,” says Christopher. Upon graduation, Chris knew that he wanted to pursue a full-time career with New York Life, and he became an Agent in June 2009.

“Based on my own experience, there are so many advantages to working for New York Life. The company provides Agents with a variety of resources to support you throughout your career. Plus, you represent one of the highest rated mutual insurance companies in the country,” says Christopher.

New York Life is committed to a top-tier career Agency sales force. “When it comes to advancement opportunities, the sky's the limit,” says Christopher. “Wherever you want your career to go, the company supports you—definitely very special in today’s world,” he added. After only a few years, Christopher has already received notable company and peer recognition. He was named “Agent of the Year” at his office and he is a two time qualifier of MDRT*.

“Being an Agent just made sense for me, because I enjoy giving back to the community,” says Christopher. In addition to being past President of his Rotary Club he is active in the local in the Chamber of Commerce, serves on his alma mater's Board of Governors, and is president of his Fraternity's Alumni Association. Most recently Chris was selected as a “40-under-40” winner by the Fairfield County Business Journal. And, while Christopher works hard, he believes in maintaining a healthy balance, making time for travel as well as boating, fishing, biking, and kayaking.

Why New York Life?

As the largest mutual life insurer in the U.S2 New York Life is not publicly traded and has no shareholders. Customers who purchase certain participating products, such as whole life insurance, are entitled to vote in the board of directors' elections and share in any dividends, which are not guaranteed. Our policy owners have the right to expect the company’s highest priority in safeguarding their interests.

Since 1845, we have provided financial security to families and businesses, and support the success of our employees. And, are one of the strongest, most financially secure companies in the industry as evidenced by our financial ratings below.

  • A.M. Best (A++)2
  • Fitch (AAA)2
  • Standard & Poor (AA+)2
  • Moody’s Investor Service (Aaa)2

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So, if you're looking for a career that can make a real difference in the lives of others, an opportunity to do challenging work, advancement potential, and a supportive work environment,complete the “Contact a Recruiter” info box to have a Recruiter talk to you about career opportunities at New York Life.

1Based on 2013 revenue as reported by “The Fortune 500,” Fortune Magazine, 2014.
2 For Financial Strength: Individual Third Party Ratings Report as of 6/04/2014. The financial strength and ratings do not apply to any investment products because they are subject to market risks and will fluctuate in value.