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Careers that make a difference. Every single day.

The New York Life sales force is 12,000 people strong. We pride ourselves on having one of the best-trained and most well-respected sales teams in the industry.

NYL-LogoFive good reasons to bring your future to New York LifeWhen you build a career in insurance and financial services as a New York Life Agent, you can:

Get rewarded

Enjoy a comfortable income synchronized to your talents and abilities. Take your pick of career paths as an Agent or Manager and follow a clear, merit-based path throughout our Company.

Look to the future

Fine-tune your future with a compensation program that puts you in control. Cushion your retirement thanks to New York Life's defined benefit pension plan.1

Grow and thrive

Build your skills with our extensive learning resources and smart business tools.

Great benefits for you and your family

New York Life takes care of our own. That’s why we offer our Agents some of the best compensation and benefits in the industry, including medical coverage, 401(k)2, dental, long-term disability, group term life insurance and more.

Tuition reimbursement

You can receive tuition reimbursement for courses that expand your industry credentials and widen the array of products and services you can offer. Tuition reimbursement is available for a number of courses provided by The American College, as well as a variety of in-house options for technology training.
1. Certain eligibility requirement apply. Monthly payments are determined by your earnings, years of service, age, and the form of payment you choose. The Company reserves the right to amend or terminate the plan at any time for any reason.

2. After one year of service.

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The Value of an Agent Are you looking for a job that delivers financial growth? Do you want a meaningful career with opportunity for advancement? Our agents and managers come together from a broad range of backgrounds to pursue New York Life’s vision for long-lasting success. Success made by doing right. As an agent for New York Life, you’ll be extensively trained to build meaningful relationships with clients and help make important financial decisions that impact the lives of individuals, families, and businesses on a daily basis. If you’re seeking a career that enables you to grow your own business and make a difference in your community, then let’s talk. Here are just a few good things you'll do:



With individuals and their families by getting to know their values and the important people, activities, and milestones in their lives—in order to truly understand their financial concerns and needs.

Customize your career

path to match your personal goals with a generous benefits package, and significant income potential including opportunities in Management for qualified individuals.


People’s lives, livelihoods, and loved ones by offering the insurance and financial products that are right for them.

Present potential solutions

Using high quality insurance and financial products designed to meet the protection and financial needs of your clients.

Make a difference

In your community every day, leaving a positive impact that will be felt for generations.

Receive one of the best training

In the industry and ongoing development opportunities. Access to State-of-the-art marketing and sales solutions.
How It Works

When individuals succeed, we succeed as a team. And from there we keep building a workplace of leaders.

That’s why it’s always been important to us to invest in a wide variety of learning and development tools.
Whether the path you follow at New York Life is that of an agent or a corporate employee, we’re here to support you in realizing your full potential.
NYLIC University is a comprehensive agent-training program designed to offer agents educational support throughout their careers. We consider it the backbone of our entire agency system because, on top of providing skills and education, the program helps agents apply what they learn to real work scenarios.

Meet your manager Our managers have all walked the path of an agent career before taking the role of a manager where they mentor, guide and build a team of successful agents.

Matthew Brightman

Matthew Brightman Senior Partner

(781) 398-8576
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The Nobility of the Insurance Profession You’ll find that and more as a New York Life Agent.

At New York Life, we believe it’s possible to get ahead and do the right thing. This belief shows in how we do business and it shows in the people we partner with as Agents and Managers.
Clients trust their New York Life Agent because they know their New York Life Agent.

Our awards and recognition.