NU Online News Service, Nov. 26, 4:33 p.m. – NYLIM Retirement Plan Services, Parsippany, N.J., a unit of New York Life Insurance Company, New York, has hired Gary Jackson to be managing director of sales.

Jackson previously was a member of the institutional sales team at UBS Global Asset Management, a unit of UBS A.G., Zurich. He also managed efforts by Citigroup Inc., New York, to enter the Japanese defined-contribution plan market, and, at one point, he ran his own benefits design and administration firm.

Jackson has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon as well as master’s degrees in management and financial services from The American College. He holds the Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant professional designations.