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Life Settlement Broker


Life settlement brokers are special insurance company intermediaries who represent eligible life insurance policyowners, for a fee or a commission, in negotiated arrangements which enable partial policy proceeds payments in advance of death.

Licensing Requirements:

Applicants seeking to become a licensed life settlement broker in New York State must apply to the NYS Department of Financial Services. Licenses must be renewed annually.

Licenses Issued and Active:

As of September 7, 2012, there were 230 active licenses for this occupation.

Licensing Authority:

NYS Department of Financial Services
Applications and Licensing
One Commerce Plaza
Albany, New York 12257

Standard Occupational Classification:

13-2099 - Financial Specialists, All Other
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Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.

This page was last updated on 11/1/12.

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