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Associate, Real Estate Operations

New York Life Insurance

New York Life Insurance

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023

Location Designation: Remote 



When you join New York Life Investments, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, you are joining a global investment company with a long history and passion for career development, innovation, collaboration, and diversity, equity and inclusion. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. Through various resources and programs, you can grow your career while developing personally and professionally. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.

As a top 25 global asset management firm with more than $600 billion in assets under management, we have an important mission: to help build a better financial future for our clients, our employees, and our communities. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life Investments, so we can continue to help people achieve their financial aspirations. 



REI is seeking an Associate to join its Committee Reporting, Internal Compliance and Operations  (RICO) team. The position works closely with all REI business areas and Senior Management, as well  as in-house counsel, NYL Investors’ Compliance, several New York Life Insurance Company Corporate  groups and third parties. The position includes the various  RICO-related  responsibilities  and   initiatives  described  below,  as  well  as  the  participation  in  various departmental and  divisional initiatives. The position will report to a senior member of the RICO Division team.



Primary Responsibilities

Collaborate with RICO Division coworkers and colleagues across the organization in fulfilling REI’s Corporate obligations, related to:

  • Records Management, consisting of serving as the RICO Division’s Records Representative,  maintaining the RE Share All and Archive RESA folders on REI’s shared network drive, and uploading  documentation to the REI Reference Library,
  • Corporate Audit and Compliance Review assistance, such as collecting and submitting the required  documentation for the 1Q and 3Q Audit reports, and
  • Business Resilience, including supporting REI’s planning and participation in recovery  exercises, as needed.


Participate in REI’s employee on/off-boarding and internal move process, including:

  • Arrange with Technology for equipment (laptop, monitors, telephone),
  • Insure/remove access and coordinate any required licenses to the appropriate REI systems and  applications, shared drives, and folders, as well as REI’s intranet space (The Square Foot),
  • Maintain REI’s organizational chart, email distribution lists and floor plan, and
  • Post the new hired prepared “Welcome video” on The Square Foot.


Facilitate REI’s internal and external communications functions, including:

  • Support REI’s transactional press release process and review of related materials,
  • Respond to ad hoc communications related requests, and
  • Assist with content management on REI’s intranet space.



Advance RICO-related responsibilities and initiatives as needed, including:

  • Support Committee and related internal and external reporting functions, as needed,
  • Review and approve activities in connection with the administration of third-party client bank
  • accounts, and
  • Manage REI trade association memberships, subscriptions, and other departmental expenses by
  • reviewing and processing the related payments (PCard).




Required Skills

  • Efficient, conscientious, follows directions and assumes accountability and responsibility for  specific performance and work product.
  • Able to manage multiple simultaneous assignments, prioritize effectively, meet deadlines, and  effectively respond to changes in workflow, priorities, and workload.
  • Capable independent worker, as well as a team player, with excellent organizational and  communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Excellent technical skills, including proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, and aptitude to learn new systems/applications such as MyAccess.



Salary range: $67,500-$102,500 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of

Job Requisition ID: 89368