NU Online News Service, Nov. 11, 2004, 3:45 p.m. EST

New York Life Insurance Company has hired Thomas Tillery to be a senior field director in the company’s advanced markets operation in Leawood, Kan.[@@]

Tillery has been working in Atlanta as a regional vice president for Pacific Life Insurance Company, Newport Beach, Calif. Tiller has been working with independent producers throughout the Southeast for Pacific Life, and he will continue to focus on retail life sales in the Southeast at New York Life, New York Life says.

Tillery has a master’s degrees in education and financial services.