Gary Myers was named Agent of the Year in the Kansas General Office of New York Life Insurance Company.

AUGUSTA - Gary Myers was named Agent of the Year in the Kansas General Office of New York Life Insurance Company, Joe Tigert, managing partner of the office announced today. A New York Life agent for 10 years, Gary Myers received the award in recognition of outstanding sales achievement and exemplary client service and professionalism.

Gary and his wife, Donna have three children and one grandchild. Gary is a Kansas State University graduate. He has earned the designation of Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) and Accredited Retirement Plan Consultant (ARPC). He volunteers for the Augusta Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and is a supporter of the Augusta Historical Theatre and the Augusta Arts Council.

Gary is the owner of Myers Financial Group in downtown Augusta at 606 State Street. The company offers individual and company retirement plans, estate planning, life and long term care insurance. Gary is a Financial Adviser offering investment advisory services through Eagle Strategies LLC, a Registered Investment Adviser. He is also a Registered Representative offering securities through NYLIFE Securities LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC, A Licensed Insurance Agency. Myers Financial Group is not owned or operated by NYLIFE Securities or its affiliates.

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:  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 institutional and retail mutual funds.

For more information, please call Gary Myers at (316) 775-3633 or visit his website at " or New York Life's website at "

Based on revenue as reported by "Fortune 500, Ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual)," Fortune magazine, May 21, 2012. See for methodology.

**Source: Third Party Ratings Report as of 2/01/13.

***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.