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New York Life Insurance Company

General Business - Chief of Staff

New York Life Insurance Company - New York City, NY

New York Life Insurance Company (New York Life or the company) is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States*. Founded in 1845, New York Life is headquartered in New York City, maintains offices in all fifty states, and owns Seguros Monterrey New York Life in Mexico.


New York Life is one of the most financially strong and highly capitalized insurers in the business. The company reported 2016 operating earnings of $1.954 billion. Total assets under management at year end 2016, with affiliates, totaled $538 billion.  As of year-end 2016, New York Life's surplus was $23.336 billion**.  New York Life holds the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major ratings agencies: A.M. Best, A++; Fitch AAA; Moody's Aaa; Standard & Poor's AA+. (Source: Individual Third Party Ratings Report as of 8/17/16).


Financial strength, integrity and humanity—the values upon which New York Life was founded—have guided the company's decisions and actions for over 170 years.


The Chief of Staff will be an integral member of the New York Life Ventures (NYLV) team reporting to the Head of NYL Ventures. In this role the Chief of Staff will be a strategic partner to the NYLV leadership team helping to effectively achieve the various goals and objectives of NYLV.  This individual will also serve as a versatile day-to-day resource in support of the rapidly growing mission of NYLV.

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

*Provide operational support to the Head of NYLV, including oversight and management of activities and workflow associated with overall departmental management. *Support the key businesses of NYLV on strategic and/or operational business matters (businesses include: Innovation Services, R&D Lab, Venture Investments and Business Development). *Collaborate with NYL business/control partners to assess and deliver relevant and reliable information to support intra-departmental collaboration, promote the mission of NYLV and help drive effective decision-making. *Manage the reporting process for the NYLV Group, including any ad hoc presentations to Senior Management. *Assist with meeting preparation (e.g. agenda development and collection of materials) and track/synthesize follow-up actions. *Assist in managing internal and external communications/PR. *Independent leadership of special projects and initiatives, as needed.



*Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred *Minimum 5 years of relevant experience *A high-performing individual with strong understanding and knowledge of Corporate Venture businesses (and the opportunities/challenges therein) *Excellent communication and organizational skills *An ability to work effectively with employees both across and up/down the organization *Patient, honest, genuine, curious and reliable *Technologically fluent (with solid knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint) *Demonstrates initiative and exercises good judgment and maturity *Able to collaborate and establish strong relationships with all levels of the organization *Takes pride in delivering a high quality of work, while also comfortable sharing credit for work *Able to prioritize quickly and adapt to changing scenarios *Team player with the ability to work independently, when necessary (can be independently accountable and collectively proud) *Confident and flexible operating within various degrees of ambiguity in a fast-paced environment




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*Based on revenue as reported by Fortune 500, ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual), Fortune Magazine, June 17, 2016.  See  for methodology.

**Total surplus, which includes the Asset Valuation Reserve, is one of the key indicators of the company's long-term financial strength and stability and is presented on a consolidated basis of the company.


1. Operating earnings is the key measure use by management to track Company's profitability from ongoing operations and underlying profitability of the business. This indicator is based on generally accepted accounting principles in the US (GAAP), with certain adjustments Company believes to be appropriate as a measurement approach (non GAAP), primarily the removal of gains or losses on investments and related adjustments.


2. Assets under management represent Consolidated Domestic and International insurance Company Statutory assets (cash and invested assets and separate account assets) and third party assets principally managed by New York Life Investment management Holdings LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company.

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New York Life Insurance Company


General Business - Chief of Staff New York Life Insurance Company - New York City, NY, United States


Location: New York City, NY

Company Profile:
New York Life Insurance has been providing life insurance policies in the Big Apple since it was a tiny seed. While the top mutual life insurer in the US has branched out a bit, it retains its core business: life insurance and annuities. Its products include long-term care insurance and special group policies sold through AARP and other affinity groups and professional associations. New York Life Investments' offerings include mutual funds for individuals and investment management services for institutional investors. Through New York Life International, the firm provides life policies in overseas markets. Founded in 1841, New York Life is owned by its policyholders.