Investments Group


We offer a variety of products, services, and solutions for the institutional, retail, and retirement markets.

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  • Institutional Asset Management  

    Through its multi-boutique investment structure, New York Life Investments offers one of the broadest arrays of investment capabilities in the industry.

    From equity to fixed income, domestic to international, growth to value, indexed to active, large cap to small cap, and publicly traded securities to private placements, New York Life Investments has a team of investment professionals focused on virtually every sector of the capital markets.

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  • Retail Investments & Annuities  

    We believe our multi-boutique structure and thought leadership give us a competitive advantage, and have helped us deliver long-term results to our clients.

    Multi-boutique investments—access to 10 institutional asset managers: With our multi-boutique structure, investors can access independent and highly specialized investment managers through MainStay Funds, closed-end funds, non-traditional strategies, and separately managed accounts.

    Long-term perspective—maintaining a disciplined approach through all market cycles: While MainStay’s investment boutiques are autonomous and independent, they all share a long-term perspective, a focus on quality, and a commitment to excellence.

    Thought leadership—helping you make informed investment decisions: We provide investment insights and unique perspectives, as well as wealth-building and wealth-preservation educational tools.

    New York Life Annuities offers a variety of fixed and income annuities. As the leading provider of income annuities in the industry, New York Life is able to provide clients with a guaranteed income stream for a specified period of time or for the duration of their life.¹

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  • Institutional Annuities  

    Guaranteed Products, Stable Value Investments, and Structured Settlements bring the financial strength of New York Life to the institutional annuities marketplace.

    Guaranteed Products, a division of New York Life Investments, is a global provider of institutional fixed-income investment products issued by New York Life Insurance Company to investors seeking high quality, low volatility, and stable returns.

    Stable Value Investments has delivered what it has promised for decades—principal preservation, stable returns, and cash-like liquidity. It is attractive to participants as part of a diverse investment allocation and as a safe haven for the risk averse. Plan fiduciaries may also find it as an attractive option with low volatility and competitive returns.

    Structured Settlements offers single premium annuities to defendants (often Property & Casualty Companies, Self-Insured Corporations, and Governmental Entities) to provide a guaranteed, tax-free income solution addressing the needs of injured parties and their families. It also provides the defendants, who fund the annuities, with a technique that helps them hold down litigation costs.

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1. Source: LIMRA, 2013. Based on the premium amount each year from 2006-2012. Income Annuities are Single Premium Immediate Annuities which are issued by New York Life Insurance and Annuity Corporation (NYLIAC), a Delaware Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, 51 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010.

MainStay Investments® is a registered service mark and name under which New York Life Investment Management LLC does business. MainStay Investments, an indirect subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, New York, NY 10010, provides investment advisory products and services. IndexIQ® is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Investment Management Holdings LLC. ALPS Distributors, Inc. (ALPS) is the principal underwriter of the ETFs and NYLIFE Distributors LLC is the distributor of the ETFs and mutual fund. NYLIFE Distributors LLC is located at 169 Lackawanna Ave, Parsippany, NJ 07054. ALPS Distributors, Inc. is not affiliated with NYLIFE Distributors LLC. NYLIFE Distributors LLC is a Member FINRA/SIPC.

Annuities are issued by New York Life Insurance and Annuity Corporation (NYLIAC), a Delaware corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, 51 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010. Guarantees are based on the claims-paying ability of the issuer. Products available in jurisdictions where approved.