Welcome to the Life Insurance Council of New York

We are proud to be the principal voice of the life insurance industry in New York. 

The Life Insurance Council of New York (LICONY) works to create and maintain a legislative and regulatory environment that encourages its members to conduct and grow their life insurance businesses here in New York State.

Our strength in representing the life insurance industry operating in New York derives directly from the support, contributions, and leadership of our members. What unites LICONY is the common commitment to building a more efficient, productive, and profitable business environment to better serve both the life insurance industry and its customers.

About LICONY

The Life Insurance Council of New York, Inc. is the domestic trade association representing the life insurance industry in New York. Headquartered in Albany, N.Y. LICONY has 54 domestic insurance companies, 22 foreign insurance companies, and 18 allied professional members that provide the vast majority of annuities and life, disability and long term care insurance to New Yorkers. 

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Ernesta Procope created an insurance brokerage firm in the early 1950s in Brooklyn, NY. E.G. Bowman Co., was billed as the nation's largest insurance agency owned by a Black woman. Mrs. Procope was known for providing people of color with access to insurance. #BlackHistoryMonth

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In a new survey report, The Next Steps on the Journey, researchers highlight diversity progress, barriers, and guidelines for approaching #Diversity, #Equity, and #Inclusion in the insurance industry. -@InsNewsNet Read more below. bit.ly/3HUnLWh

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With Valentine's Day quickly approaching, @lifehappens is kicking off its annual #InsureYourLove campaign. The idea is that the most significant motivation behind purchasing life insurance is #Love. #ValentinesDay2023 lifehappenspro.org/insure-your-lo…

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In 1898, John Merrick founded one of the first black-owned life insurance companies across the nation. Merrick created North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Co., born out of a desire to serve the underserved. #Inclusiveness #equality #equalopportunity #BlackHistoryMonth

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During the month of February, the United States celebrates the life, legacy, and contributions of people of color. In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, LICONY will highlight #BlackOwned insurance companies to raise awareness of black voices in our industry.

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Upcoming Events

LICONY Unique New York Webinar - Regulation 187

Thursday, February 9th, 2023 @ 02:00 PM
Our presenters will delve into what makes New York's Regulation 187 unique from the NAIC Model and discuss the history and litigation surrounding the guidance.

Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, March 15th, 2023 @ 02:00 PM
Quarterly meeting of the LICONY Board of Directors