El Paso, TX (PRWEB) August 18, 2013
Brian Metzger, a partner from New York Life’s El Paso General Office has earned a Life Underwriting Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) designation. The LUTCF is conferred only upon those individuals who meet or exceed the exacting qualification standards determined by the two organizations that jointly sponsor the designation, The American College and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA).
Since the introduction of the LUTCF designation in 1984, more than 68,000 individuals in the United States have earned this prestigious credential.
Metzger was awarded the LUTCF designation after completing the 6- course professional curriculum that is a combination of product-focus education, hands-on sales training and ethics. Students must also pass a series of rigorous examinations to earn the designation. The American College holds the highest level of academic accreditation and specializes in financial services education.
Brian Metzger has been a partner with New York Life since 2011. Before that he was an agent with New York Life and achieved Executive Council for 3 years and a Qualifying member of the Million Dollar Roundtable for 2 years. He is a member of NAIFA, the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisers. Metzger resides in El Paso, TX with wife, Lizzie Dipp Metzger, and his three children.
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 currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major credit rating agencies: A.M. Best (A++), Fitch (AAA), Moody's Investors Service (Aaa), Standard & Poor's (AA+).** 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 retail mutual funds.
Please visit New York Life's Web site 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 20, 2013. See http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune500/2013/faq/?iid=F500_sp_methodfor.
**Individual independent rating agency commentary as of 8/1/13.
***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.