Max New York Life Insurance Reviews

Updated July 29, 2015
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Max New York Life Insurance CEO & Managing Director Rajesh Sud
Rajesh Sud
30 Ratings

Pros
  • Job safety for all trainers, work culture safety for all women were the real add ons (in 11 reviews)

  • Max had a very good work environment (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • Commission based; Hard to start; Time lag with business activities (in 3 reviews)

  • They want you to prove yourself before they will make you full time and give you benefits (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Underwriter- policy Issuance & new business

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    Former Employee - Underwriting Executive in Torrance, CA
    Former Employee - Underwriting Executive in Torrance, CA

    I worked at Max New York Life Insurance (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work culture of the company is good

    Cons

    The compensation is low as per the work


  2. Intern

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    Former Employee - Financial Intern in Vienna, VA
    Former Employee - Financial Intern in Vienna, VA

    I worked at Max New York Life Insurance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great Leadership. Good Location. Fun work environment. Young people around me working hard and I learned a lot from this experience

    Cons

    Small firm. Not enough leads. Kind of a slow work place. Not what I expected when coming into a Finance internship.

    Advice to Management

    Keep Working on hiring young people who can grind out the hard work. It was a really fun place to work and I learned a lot.


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    Director

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    Current Employee - TEXAS (TX) in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - TEXAS (TX) in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Max New York Life Insurance full-time

    Pros

    Great management organization with massive support for both employees and leaders. Company innovative strategies well thought out with suffient resources to optimize critical projects.

    Cons

    Does not embrace fresh perspectives from industries outside of narrow internal industry focus


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  5. Excellent

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Max New York Life Insurance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great culture, even great people

    Cons

    Very large company, so some hierarchical red tape

    Advice to Management

    Keep the company on its current track


  6. Registered Representative

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Max New York Life Insurance full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There is plenty of freedom to focus on your target market. There is great training to be had. Ability to focus on your target market.

    Cons

    Freedom Compensation (100% commission) Lack of competency of some partners.

    Advice to Management

    If you aren't where I want to be, then how can you teach me to get there. Get your CFP.


  7. Insurance Professional

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Max New York Life Insurance

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Unlimited earning potential. Very good training program.

    Cons

    Getting clients through approval process.


  8. Social media intern

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Max New York Life Insurance

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    easy social media platform that allows scheduling content

    Cons

    can't use office wifi or hardwire in, agents are usually out of the office


  9. Clerical Worker

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Bronx, NY
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Bronx, NY

    I worked at Max New York Life Insurance full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great company to work. A Raise every year.

    Cons

    Don't close early for snowstorms.


  10. Robotic...

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Tulsa, OK
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Tulsa, OK

    I worked at Max New York Life Insurance part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It was okay.

    Cons

    Upper management had nothing to do with you unless you were making them money.


  11. representative

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jericho, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jericho, NY

    I have been working at Max New York Life Insurance full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    401k plan dental coverage vision coverage medical coverage

    Cons

    under pay minimal room for growth



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