Local elected to New York Life’s National Agents Advisory Council

Jim Cohen

Jim Cohen

Shelburne resident Jim Cohen, a New York Life Agent for 12 years, was recently elected to the Agents Advisory Council (AAC) at an awards and recognition educational conference. Founded in 1946, the AAC provides a forum for Agents and the New York Life Home Office to collaborate on ways to improve business practices and achieve shared goals. The 24 members of the AAC are elected by their peers and are among the most successful of New York Life’s elite sales force of 12,250 licensed agents. No other major life insurance company has a forum where elected Agent representatives can provide suggestions to, and work collaboratively with, Company Executives.

Cohen is a member of the Million Dollar Round Table and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. He received a B.S. from The State University of New York at Buffalo and an M.B.A. from Northeastern University. He also serves on the United Way of Chittenden County’s campaign cabinet.

New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 company founded in 1845, is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States* and one of the largest life insurers in the world. New York Life has the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major credit rating agencies: A.M. Best (A++), Fitch (AAA), Moody’s Investors Service (Aaa), Standard & Poor’s (AA+).** Headquartered in New York City, New York Life’s family of companies offers life insurance, retirement income, investments, and long-term care insurance. New York Life Investments*** provides institutional asset management and retirement plan services. Other New York Life affiliates provide an array of securities products and services, as well as retail mutual funds.

Please visit New York Life’s Web site at www.newyorklife.com for more information.

*Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500, Ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),” Fortune magazine, May 20, 2013. See www.money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune500/2013/faq/?iid=F500_sp_methodfor.
**Individual independent rating agency commentary as of 8/1/13.
***New York Life Investments is a service mark used by New York Life Investment Management Holdings LLC and its subsidiary, New York Life Investment Management LLC.

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