WENATCHEE — A local New York Life insurance agent has been named as his company’s top agent in Eastern Washington for 2013.
Gordon Schuster, a New York Life agent for 15 years, received the 2013 Agent of the Year Award “for exceptional sales performance and leadership,” said a company press release. He also earned the 2013 Guaranteed Life Income Award, one of the company’s top sales honors.
Schuster, 63, is a financial services professional for New York Life at 37 S. Wenatchee Ave.
In earning the Agent of the Year honor, Schuster topped more than 80 agents in the company’s Eastern Washington General Office, including those in Yakima, Tri-Cities and Spokane. The region’s general office ranks in the top 10 of New York Life’s 119 districts across the U.S. for sales and service.
Schuster, a New York Life agent since 1999, specializes in personal investment and retirement strategies, as well as business and estate planning. He’s a member of the National Association of Financial and Insurance Advisors and holds a master’s degree from Eastern Washington University.
He and his wife, Kathy, have lived in Wenatchee since 1984 and have four children.