External Wholesaler - Annuities (IL and IA)


Date: Jan 27, 2023

Location: Remote, IA, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Location Designation: Remote 



When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.



Our External wholesaler is responsible for representing New York Life annuity products through Wire House, Independent and Bank advisors in specific territories.


Primary location for this role is Chicago, IL, it also includes Iowa.


Primary Responsibilities:


• Work to develop sales of Immediate, Fixed Deferred, Indexed and Variable annuities in an existing territory

• Generate sales

• Develop a business plan to maximize market share, assets and profitability for assigned territory

• Present New York Life products and services to financial advisors knowledgeably and effectively so that they can clearly identify the benefits of the products relative to its competitors

• Provide advisors technical information, including a strong knowledge of the competitive landscape, financial markets and industry related topics

• Work closely and communicate effectively with Sales Management

• Drive a full schedule of appointments

• Utilization of our contact management system (Salesforce) for activity

• Manage travel and expense budget to assigned amount

• This role will cover the following territories:  Illinois and Iowa




• 5+ years of related sales and industry experience

• College Degree Preferred

• FINRA 7, 63 and State Life Insurance license

• Requires in-depth knowledge and experience

• Understands key business drivers; uses knowledge of best practices and the competition to improve processes and procedures

• Experience with Salesforce and Concur strongly preferred


Please note: This role requires FINRA licensed and/or FINRA Associated Person pre-hire fingerprinting.




Salary range: $90,000 - $95,000 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: No 

Sales bonus eligible: Yes 


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 www.NewYorkLife.com.

Job Requisition ID: 88048




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