New York Life Insurance Company, New York, N.Y., has dominated the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) in the United States for the 53rd consecutive year with 2,453 New York Life agents, the highest number ever for an MDRT leader. New York Life’s 2007 MDRT membership represents a New York Life and MDRT record in the United States. MDRT granted memberships to 13,882 agents in the United States making membership in this organization a distinguishing life insurance career milestone, attained by less than 1% of the world’s financial services professionals who have demonstrated superior professional knowledge, experience and client service.

In addition, New York Life has more women MDRT members than any other U.S. company with an increase of 15% this year. In 2007, 355 women New York Life agents are MDRT members, representing 26% of all women MDRT members.

“The high standards with which our agents address each customer’s needs has enabled New York Life to achieve this honor for over half a century,” said Mark Pfaff, senior vice president and head of New York Life’s career agency system. “This distinction illustrates that our agents are among the best in the world and not only adhere to the highest ethical standards to protect families, individuals and business owners, but are united by a passion to provide the most comprehensive financial solutions possible.”

In 2006, New York Life International, LLC, the overseas arm of New York Life, ranked among the leading MDRT companies globally, producing a record number of MDRT members, over 969, from its operations in Argentina, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, South Korea, China, Taiwan, and Thailand.