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Updated Aug 11, 2022

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Found 3,930 of over 5K reviews
3.8
66% Recommend to a Friend
New York Life CEO Craig DeSanto
89% Approve of CEO

Found 3,912 of over 5K reviews

3.8
66%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
Approve of CEO
New York Life CEO Craig DeSanto
Craig DeSanto
71 Ratings

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  • "Captive agent and since this is a commission only position you can get into financial difficulties if you are having a bad month production(in 223 reviews)
  • "no salary and they do not pay when you are part(in 185 reviews)
  • "Training, revolving door, and poor management.(in 134 reviews)
  • "The reason someone makes a good manager at NYL is because they know how to sell people.(in 79 reviews)
  • "Even more of a deathknell, upper management is slowly outsourcing every department.(in 28 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Financial Services

    Aug 9, 2022 - Financial Services Representative in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Very old and strong company

    Cons

    Takes a certain type of person to be successful

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great

    Aug 8, 2022 - Director 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Benefits flex people and company

    Cons

    Career growth politics no gym

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee

    The best

    Aug 7, 2022 - Agent in Orange, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Very collaborative and great culture.

    Cons

    No cons since I have been here.

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    RA

    Aug 4, 2022 - Recruiter 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great Pay and Not much work

    Cons

    Job gets pretty boring in an office.

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee

    New York Life

    Aug 4, 2022 - Financial Professional in Albuquerque, NM
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Lots of benefits and extra money

    Cons

    Have to build their own pipe line and can be hard for a lot of people

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    NYL life

    Aug 2, 2022 - Senior CSR 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    really a great company with a ton of benefits

    Cons

    micromanagement can be a deal breaker

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  7. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Great

    Aug 1, 2022 - Agent in Edison, NJ
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay, training and experience.

    Cons

    Some off months most on tho

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Do unto others but not unto us

    Jul 25, 2022 - Claims Customer Service Representative in Tampa, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    loved the teams and some of the managers, but

    Cons

    upper management is about their business only could care less about the worker bees

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Supportive Environment

    Jul 25, 2022 - Licensed Life Insurance Agent in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I've been at New York Life for almost three years and the resources/training are impeccable. It comes down to which office you join and how active you are in interactions with the office you work in.

    Cons

    Very focused on sales, which can hinder your need to learn more about products.

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Great Company with Great Focus on Client Satisfaction

    Jul 25, 2022 - Insurance Agent in Atlanta, GA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent and educated staff with great focus and ethos towards clients, great career opportunities to prosper.

    Cons

    No cons about Company noticed.

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New York Life Reviews FAQs

New York Life has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 4,647 reviews left anonymously by employees. 66% of employees would recommend working at New York Life to a friend and 65% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, New York Life employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at New York Life. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

66% of New York Life employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated New York Life 3.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.9 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at New York Life to be culture, benefits, career development and the cons to be workplace, management, compensation.

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