DIRECTOR, Portfolio Analyst / Risk Manager


Date: Jul 9, 2021

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values development, career growth, collaboration, innovation, and diversity & inclusion. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. Through various resources and programs, you can grow your career while developing personally and professionally.






New York Life Investments ("NYLIM"), an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, is a top 25 global asset management firm.  With $600 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2020, NYLIM is a premier investment management firm serving a variety of client segments including retail, institutional, insurance and defined contribution and benefit on a global basis.  NYLIM offers a diverse set of investment capabilities ranging from traditional equity and fixed income to alternative investment strategies and multi-asset solutions.  Renowned for its premier investment acumen and client focus, NYLIM’s vision is to be one of the most trusted providers of investment management expertise and long-term financial security.


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. Headquartered in New York City, New York Life Insurance Company’s family of companies offers life insurance, retirement income, investments and long-term care insurance. New York Life Insurance Company has the highest financial strength ratings currently awarded to any U.S. life insurer from all four of the major credit rating agencies.


Multi-boutique approach

NYLIM provides investment solutions to clients through a multi-boutique structure.  This multi-boutique business model is built on the foundation of a long and stable history, which gives its clients proven performance managing risk through multiple economic cycles.  With capabilities across virtually all asset classes, market segments and geographies, NYLIM’s family of specialized, independent boutiques and investment teams allows them to deliver customized strategies and integrated solutions for every client need.


Investment consulting group overview (“ICG”)

The role is within NYLIM’s ICG. The team is responsible for monitoring various investment strategies across a multi-boutique structure.


The Portfolio Analyst / Risk Manager will be responsible for performing investment focused oversight and due diligence on a variety of equity, fixed income and alternative strategies with a focus on alternative investments. This position requires extensive knowledge of investment processes, returns and holdings based analysis as well as risk management. Ideal candidates should have experience working in/or supporting a team in a portfolio management, risk management, or product specialist role.



  • Provide transparency and investment insights to NYLIM senior management as well as NYLIM’s marketing and distribution teams
  • Produce detailed analysis and thoughtful recommendations for senior management
  • Serve as a firm-wide resource for analytical support, risk management, and investment due diligence
  • Work on special projects such as merger and acquisition projects and new product development initiatives
  • Expertise in both equities and fixed income portfolio management strategies and risk management techniques with strong mechanical knowledge of alternative instruments.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Hands-on expertise in one or more performance attribution and risk attribution systems (e.g., Bloomberg PORT, Aladdin, FactSet, Barra / RiskMetrics, POINT, etc.)
  • Must have the ability to work both independently as well as within a team on multiple time-sensitive projects with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to develop and apply oversight processes
  • Strengthen relationships with all investment teams to receive timely transparency and investment intelligence
  • Develop research insights in support of NYLIM distribution’s fund-raising goals.




Investment Risk Expertise

8+ years of experience in portfolio risk management.

Breadth of Understanding of Financial Markets and Asset Classes

Broad understanding of financial markets and investment products across multiple asset classes, including alternative and illiquid investments.

Ability to Communicate Complex Risk Subjects

Ability to compress and synthesize complex risk management concepts for senior management across a diverse set of instrument types and risk disciplines (market, counterparty credit, liquidity).

Strong Educational Credentials

Advanced technical degree or certifications (e.g. CFA) desired.


Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by our Foundation. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of

Job Requisition ID: 83379




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