New York Life Reviews

Updated 19 Sep 2020

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3.7
64%
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91%
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New York Life Chairman, President and  CEO Ted Mathas
Ted Mathas
1,324 Ratings
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  • "100% commission only with a less than 3% chance of succeeding in the industry(in 119 reviews)

  • "Feeling like you have to sell friends and family feels kind of scummy(in 110 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I worked at New York Life

    Pros

    Awsm company must join plz

    Cons

    No cons as this is irritating me

  2. "Good Company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Licensed Life and Health Insurance Agent 

    I worked at New York Life full-time

    Pros

    Always hiring new staff for Life and Health Agents

    Cons

    There are no negative associated with this company


  3. "Full time Underwriting Senior Specialist"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Underwriting Senior Specialist in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at New York Life full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Supportive managers with no micromanagement.

    Cons

    None when you have supportive team members and managers.

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front Desk Receptionist in Greensboro, NC

    I worked at New York Life part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great place to work, good management.

    Cons

    I had to travel a long way.

  5. "Great!"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Insurance Agent 

    I worked at New York Life full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great training and team support

    Cons

    100 Commission , soliciting to friends and family

  6. "N/A"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Agent 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at New York Life full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Independent work schedule and high income potential

    Cons

    Full commission. Have to grind all day everyday for years before leveling

  7. Helpful (1)

    "New York Life"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Agent 

    I have been working at New York Life full-time

    Pros

    Un capped growth potential as agent

    Cons

    behind the times in marketing and overly strict on compliance

  8. "Good Oppportunity"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Life Insurance Agent in Irvine, CA

    I have been working at New York Life full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Have the opportunity to learn the industry and sharpen your skills.

    Cons

    100% commission. Must be self-discipline to pass-through

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  9. "Yr"

    5.0
    Current Employee - IT Specialist 

    I have been working at New York Life part-time

    Pros

    Good and great, time, flexible

    Cons

    No late shifts. Nothing else

  10. "Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Insurance Agent in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at New York Life full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Place to work for

    Cons

    I cannot think of any

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