New York Life, one the largest life insurance company in the United States, announced the promotions of Cortlandt Manor resident Richard Simonetti and John O’Gara to senior vice president positions New York Life’s agency department.
Simonetti is now in charge of agent and manager recruitment, training and development. This includes New York Life’s field force and sales within the company’s key markets such as women, cultural markets, the LGBT community and young professionals.
O’Gara, a resident of New Fairfield, Conn., is responsible for the company’s wholesaling operations for all product lines within the agency distribution channel, including life insurance, annuities, investments and long-term care insurance. Additionally, O’Gara oversees New York Life’s advanced planning group,a team comprised of a team of experienced attorneys, certified public accountants and other professionals.
Both men report to Executive Vice President and Head of Agency Mark Pfaff.