Senior Vice President & Chief of Staff
New York Life Elects Carla Rutigliano Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff
New York Life has announced the election of Carla Rutigliano to the position senior vice president and chief of staff to Chairman and CEO Ted Mathas.
In her role, Rutigliano will ensure the oversight and coordination of key strategic initiatives in the Office of the Chairman and CEO, and provides a link between the Chairman’s office and all other business areas within the company as well as with external organizations. In addition to these responsibilities, she provides senior executive oversight to the New York Life Foundation.
Rutigliano joined New York Life in 2001 in the Office of Governmental Affairs where she represented the company in both state legislative and regulatory matters. She began reporting to Mr. Mathas in 2006 as he became chief operating officer and vice chairman of the board that year, then CEO in 2008. Prior to New York Life, she was an assistant attorney general in the New York State Office of the Attorney General, an assistant corporation counsel for the City of Syracuse Office of the Corporation Counsel, and an intern and staffer for New York State Assemblyman Paul Harenberg. She holds a J.D. from Albany Law School at Union University and a B.A. in Political Science from SUNY Albany. Ms. Rutigliano grew up in East Islip, N.Y., and currently resides in Dix Hills, N.Y., with her husband and their two children.