New York Life Appoints Head of Retirement Plan Services

New York Life announced the appointment of David Castellani as senior managing director and head of New York Life Retirement Plan Services (RPS), effective immediately.

Castellani will report to Drew Lawton, who was recently promoted out of this position to CEO of Traditional Investments at New York Life Investments. Lawton will continue to serve as the chief executive of RPS in addition to his expanded role with the organization.  

According to the announcement, Castellani joins New York Life Retirement Plan Services from EWM, LLC, a wealth management firm based in Zurich and New Canaan, Connecticut, where he served as managing director and chief marketing officer for executive wealth management since 2009.  Previously, he has worked for Prudential Retirement and CIGNA Corporation, where he was responsible for sales, marketing, client service and strategic development within those organizations.