Local New York Life Office Sponsors Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Summer Leadership Conference

Vice President of U.S. Marketing to be Keynote Speaker at Event

Raleigh, NC, August 07, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Paul Holmes, managing partner for the Raleigh office of New York Life Insurance Company (http://www.raleighnyl.com), has announced that the Raleigh office will sponsor the 2011 Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce (GRCC) Summer Leadership Conference golf outing on Thursday, Aug. 18 on Pinehurst course number four. Fred DeFilippo, vice president of the U.S. Marketing for New York Life Insurance, will be one of the conference’s featured speakers, along with Sen. Richard Burr, Tom Ross, president of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Charles Meeker, mayor of Raleigh.

Advanced registration is required for the golf outing. The GRCC Summer Leadership Conference is an annual event attended by Wake County’s business and elected leaders. This year, the conference anticipates attendance from more than 275 people.

“We are excited to have this sponsorship opportunity with the summer leadership conference,” said Holmes. “This event is an excellent opportunity for Wake County officials and business leaders to learn from some of the best minds in the nation, including New York Life’s Fred DeFilippo.”

- For more information on the GRCC Summer Leadership Conference, please visit: http://www.raleighchamber.org.

About New York Life:
New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 company founded in 1845, is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States* and one of the largest life insurers in the world. New York Life has the highest possible financial strength ratings from all four of the major credit rating agencies. Headquartered in New York City, New York Life’s family of companies offers life insurance, retirement income, investments and long-term care insurance. New York Life Investments** provides institutional asset management and retirement plan services. Other New York Life affiliates provide an array of securities products and services, as well as institutional and retail mutual funds. Please visit New York Life’s website at http://www.newyorklife.com for more information.

*Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500, Ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),” Fortune magazine, May 5, 2011. See www.money.cnn.com/magazine/fortune for methodology.

**New York Life Investments is a service mark used by New York Life Investment Management Holdings LLC and its subsidiary, New York Life Investment Management LLC.

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