Director - Investment Analyst - High Yield & Leveraged Loans


Date: Mar 8, 2023

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Location Designation: Hybrid 



When you join New York Life Investments, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, you are joining a global investment company with a long history and passion for career development, innovation, collaboration, and diversity, equity and 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 is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.

As a top 25 global asset management firm with more than $600 billion in assets under management, we have an important mission: to help build a better financial future for our clients, our employees, and our communities. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life Investments, so we can continue to help people achieve their financial aspirations. 



New York Life Investments, part of a $600+ billion investment management organization is seeking to add an Investment Analyst to its High Yield Corporate Credit Group.  Current assets under management in the Group’s portfolios exceed $25 billion and are growing.  Portfolio strategies include institutional, total return, and CLO portfolios investing in high yield corporate debt, CLO tranches and leveraged loans.


Responsibilities of the position include:


  • Perform credit research, investment analysis, and portfolio surveillance for specific industry sectors in the high yield and leveraged loans credit markets.
  • Present investment recommendations to management for approval.
  • Work with the portfolio managers to execute purchase and sale recommendations.
  • Develop and enhance relationships with broker-dealers.
  • Meet with issuer management teams to source opportunities and conduct due diligence.
  • Develop and enhance relationships with analysts at broker-dealers and the major rating agencies.
  • Prepare portfolio review reports for management.
  • Monitor existing portfolio holdings for performance and offer timely recommendations with regard to portfolio positioning in covered industries.


Requirements of the position include:

  • 6-10 years of relevant industry experience with a strong background in credit research with a thorough understanding of leveraged finance.
  • BA required; MBA or CFA is a plus.
  • Meaningful investment experience with leveraged loans and/or high yield bonds, in CLOs and total return portfolios is preferred.



Salary range: $165,000-$200,000 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



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 the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. 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: 88747






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