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  

    MainStay Investments delivered long-term investment results to advisors and their clients. Distinct attributes provided a competitive advantage and made us a premier provider of mutual funds.

    A Heritage of Financial Strength: Our parent company, New York Life Insurance Company, has a long history of integrity and financial strength.1

    Multi-Boutique Investment Management: With our multi-boutique structure, investors can access highly specialized institutional asset managers through MainStay Funds, as well as a closed-end fund, separately managed accounts, and alternative strategies.

    Thought Leadership: We provide investment insights, perspectives, and wealth-building and wealth-preservation tools.

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  • Retirement Solutions  

    We provide a variety of solutions for retirement from full-service defined benefit and defined contribution plans to fixed and income annuities, as well as institutional fixed-income investment products.

    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.

    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.2

    Retirement Plan Services, a division of New York Life Investments, provides a comprehensive array of full-service defined benefit (DB), defined contribution (DC), integrated DB/DC, and Taft-Hartley services with a focus on service excellence. Its platform offers a true open architecture that incorporates a wide expanse of investment options, including MainStay Funds, target date funds, group separate accounts, commingled funds, self-directed brokerage accounts, and non-proprietary mutual funds.

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1. New York Life Insurance Company has been in existence for over 168 years, and has the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major credit rating agencies: A.M. Best (A++), Fitch Ratings (AAA), Moody's Investors Service (Aaa), Standard & Poor’s (AA+). Source: Individual third-party ratings reports as of 2/1/13.

2. 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.

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.