New York Life Hires Senior Vice President

Benjamin Woloshin joins New York Life Insurance Company as senior vice president and head of relationship management for its Retirement Income Security (RIS) business.

Woloshin will report to Executive Vice President Chris Blunt, the company announced today.He is replacing Senior Vice President Allyson McDonald, who has assumed responsibility for the external sales operation of RIS, also reporting to Blunt.   

Woloshin joins the company from Goldman Sachs, where he was vice president responsible for institutional relationships in its Reinsurance Group.  In addition to hiring Woloshin, Blunt said he plans to continue building the RIS relationship management area and is looking to hire more senior-level relationship managers who will report to Woloshin.

Blunt said in a news release, “Ben’s investment experience at Putnam, his insurance industry experience at MetLife, and his experience in longevity risk management at Goldman Sachs give him an outstanding skill set for our retirement income business.”