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Bert Nelson joins New York Life Insurance

Bert Nelson has been hired by the Fargo, North Dakota General Office of New York Life Insurance Company as an agent for the company.

"We are delighted to have Bert join the NYLIC family," said Toby Bishop, managing partner at the Fargo North Dakota General Office. "His eagerness to help families as they work to protect their financial futures will be beneficial to our community."

Bert Nelson is a member of New York Mills Lions Club and has a degree from Fergus Falls Community College and Wadena Technical College. Nelson has worked the last 18 years in the newspaper industry selling advertising. Nelson has resided in the New York Mills area for over 20 years. Bert Nelson and his wife Pamela are the parents of three grown children, Terry, Adrianne and Margaret. They attend college at North Dakota State University, University of Mary's - Bismarck, ND and University of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN.

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 from all four of the major credit rating agencies. Headquartered in New York City, New York Life's family of companies offers life insurance, retirement income and long-term care insurance. New York Life Investment Management LLC provides institutional asset management and retirement plan services. Other New York Life affiliates provide an array of securities products and services, as well as institutional and retail mutual funds.

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