Our Associates

Dennis CarterDennis Carter
Registered Representative | Agent
A 6325 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 400 Las Vegas, NV. 89118
P 702 845 0681 | O 702 796 2042
Dennis is a second generation agent and was born and raised in Las Vegas UNLV Graduate with BSBA in Accounting Spent five and a half years with a local CPA firm here in the valley New York Life has enabled him to apply his experience in the accounting and finance industry to helping his clients. New York Life does not provide tax or accounting advice. Clients must consult their professional advisors regarding their particular situation. He enjoys spending time with his wife and four children and volunteering his time to his church.
Neal Waters, CLU®
Registered Representative | Agent
A: 2431 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy Suite 100 Henderson, NV 89052

Neal Waters began his career as an agent with New York Life in 1984 after attending UNLV.  Over the years he has been awarded with many distinguished honors such as Agent of the Year 1998, 2005, 2008**, Life Leader 2008,2010**, Annuity Leader 2011,2012, 2014** and Mutual Fund Leader 2005** for the Las Vegas Office at New York Life for production. He has received his CLU® designation from the American College.  As a leader in the industry, Neal is a Qualifying and Life Member of the MDRT*, The Premier Association of Financial Professionals, has served as local and state of NV President for the National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors("NAIFA"). He has also served on the local board of the Society of Financial Service Professionals.  He is active in the Community having served as the past Chairman of the Board of a local Credit Union as well as being active in the Boy Scouts of America and many years of service in his Church.  Neal and his staff have given impeccable attention and service to his growing clientele of business owners and individuals throughout the community.  Neal resides in Henderson with his wife Jeannie of 30 years.


Trish Juco BaumanTrish Juco Bauman 
Registered Representative | Agent

2014 Career Success Award, Career Producer Award, Rookie of the Year, Life Case Leader**

2015 Centurion Award, Executive Council**

2016 Executive Council**

2017 Centurion Award, Executive Council**

National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors("NAIFA") Member

Speaks Tagalog and English

Grew up in South Farmingdale in Long Island, NY

Attended College of Saint Benilde in Manila, Philippines

Involved in Community Activities and Actively Volunteers for Communities in Schools, Northwest Girls Softball and Ronald McDonald House Charities

She enjoys spending time with her amazing husband, Jameson, and their children Baby J and Allie

C 702 302 1248     F 702 796 3930      

Mark T. ForsstromMark T. Forsstrom, CLU®, ChFC®
Registered Repreentative | Agent

A: 2431 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy Suite 100 Henderson, NV 89052

Mark has lived in Las Vegas since 1967.  He graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration Degree in May of 1984. In December of 1984 he joined  New York Life.  He has qualified for Council every year in the business.  He is also a qualifying and Life Member of the Million Dollar Round Table*, The Premier Association of Financial Professionals.  Mark has 28 years with New York Life including 4 years as a Manager responsible for recruiting and developing new agents.  He became a Registered Representative In 1985 and earned  the Chartered Life Underwriter professional designation in 1993 and the Chartered Financial Consultant professional designation in 1995.  Mark is affiliated with Eagle Strategies LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor.  He has also served as President of his local chapter of the Society of Financial Services Professionals.  Mark is the proud father of two boys Andrew and Cory.  Both of them are attending UNLV and are planning on graduating soon. He enjoys atv's, fishing, hunting, camping, snow skiing, snowmobiling and golf.  He has served as a Scoutmaster in Boys Scouts for many years and is proud that both of his sons have earned the rank of Eagle Scout.  Mark enjoys working with his clients and helping them achieve their financial goals.


Frank L. King
Registered Repreentative | Agent

A: 1629 Fontana Cliffs Court North Las Vegas, NV 89084

Frank has been in the industry through New York Life for 18 years.  Previous background was construction related in small business. That background helps to understand the challenges business owners face today especially with cash flow and trying to create a retirement that can be spent and enjoyed.  Frank has achieved Agent of the Year** two times in 1999 and 2003 as well as many other related industry awards at New York Life for sales production.  Frank's focus is on small business owners, govt. employees and educators in order to potentially maximize pensions and create a stream of income to be spent at retirement. It is important to address financial stability today in order to move forward.  Frank is active in his local chapter of the Optimist Club which is helping to provide funding for a local children's home. Children are the future and we need to help them.  Married 23 years to Janet and she has two children Garret and Lindsay. I have two children Adria and Blake.  I love to golf and go out to dinner with Janet.

Yuan-Fen LaiYuan-Fen Lai
Registered Repreentative | Agent

6325 S. Rainbow Blvd, Suite 400 
Las Vegas, NV 89118
P 702 796 2073  C 973 462 3887 

ylai1@nyl.com   www.yuan.nylagents.com

She has over 20 years of experience in insurance and financial services industries, specializing in retirement planning and estate conservation. She is a member of MDRT* (Million Dollar Round Table) which is the premier Association of Financial Professionals.

Yuan is passionate about helping individuals and businesses in organizing their assets and managing risks. She offers life insurance, long term care insurance, disability insurance, variable and fixed annuities. On personal financial strategies, she helps individuals as they plan for life insurance needs, estate conversation, college funding, mortgage protection, charitable giving and IRA funding. For business planning, she helps business owners to set up buy-sell funding, deferred compensation, executive bonus, key person protection and qualified plan funding.

After obtaining her Master's degree from Boston University, Yuan have worked for several fortune 100 companies, including JP Morgan Chase and Bankers Trust (now Deutsche Bank).

Besides serving the clients, Yuan is very active in serving the community. She is the current president for the Global Federation of Chinese Business Women - Las Vegas chapter, a board member for Chinese American Citizens Alliance. She is also an ambassador for both Women's Chamber of Commerce of Nevada and Henderson Chamber of Commerce. She served on the board for Murray Hills Chinese School and Newcomers & Neighbors of Short Hills. She was a committee member for the Millburn Township Community Services and Senior Citizen Advisory Board, and volunteered at and Good Grief, Inc. which is a non-profit organization that helps children and teens to cope with losses.

Kenneth J. Truman, LUTCF
Registered Registered | Agent
A: 6325 S. Rainbow Blvd. Suite 400 Las Vegas, NV 89118

As with most other things in life, the key to achieving your long-term financial objectives is planning. Your goal may be to fund your children's college education, protect your family during your working years, or guarantee your own retirement security. These things won't happen by accident. It's important to determine what you'd like to achieve financially and then map out a strategy that will help you meet those goals. The good news is that it's never too late to start.Of course, planning your financial future can be intimidating. Luckily, you don't have to do it alone. As a New York Life insurance agent, and a Registered Representative of NYLIFE Securities LLC, I am a trained professional who can help you identify your financial needs and then determine which insurance and financial products can best help you meet your objectives.
Randy WeaverRandy Weaver
Registered Representative | Agent
A: 6325 S. Rainbow Blvd. Suite 400 Las Vegas, NV 89118 
Phone: 702-796-2022 Email:rwweaver@ft.newyorklife.com
Randy Weaver has been involved in the Financial Services Industry since 1984. He is a Life Council Member of New York Life 2014**, Life Member of the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table*, The Premier Association of Financial Professionals, and 26 year member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors("NAIFA").  A licensed Insurance Agency.He has been awarded several “Agent of the Year” a production based distinction, is a District Agent with New York Life and a member of the Nautilus Group***, a service of New York Life and a resource for estate conservation and business succession ideas that is made available to a limited number of subscribing agents.  Randy specializes in Asset Protection, Corporate Benefits and Pension Planning.

Erick Buckley, LUTCF
Financial Advisor | Agent

A: 6325 S. Rainbow Blvd. Suite 400 Las Vegas, NV 89118

Graduated from UNLV in 2002 
Started career with New York Life in 2003 
New Agent of the Year 2006** 
Consistent New York Life Council Program Qualifier** 
Has won numerous awards for Life Insurance and Annuity production while at New York Life** 


Jeff FreiJeffrey K. Frei
Registered Registered  | Agent

A: 6325 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 400 Las Vegas, NV. 89118

P: 702-796-2110  E: jkfrei@ft.newyorklife.com  

In the industry of Insurance & Financial Services Since 2009
Spent 6 Years as a Public Accountant prior to New York Life
Southern Utah University Graduate, Bachelors of Science in Accounting


Mildred HerreraMildred Herrera 
Financial Professional | Agent


Mildred began her career in the Home Health industry in 2007

She joined New York Life in 2013 

Career Life Success Award 2013**

Career Life Producer Award 2013 & 2014**

Rookie Paid Life Case Leader 2013**

Life Foundation Award 2014**

New Org Life FYC Leader 2014 & 2016**

New Org Paid Case Leader 2015 & 2016**

New Org Agent of the year 2014 & 2016**

Established Life Paid Case Leader 2017**

Executive Council 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017**

Centurion 2014,2015, 2016 & 2017**

Million Dollar Round Table(MDRT) in 2015 & 2016*

National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors("NAIFA") Member

Active Member of the Filipino-American Association

Graduate of La Consolacion College, Manila Philippines

Bachelor of Science in Business Adminstration with a major in Management

Enjoys spending her free time with family

P 702 773 4399      E mmherrera@ft.newyorklife.com



Ryan NishiuchiRyan Nishiuchi  
Registered Repreentative | Agent

A  6325 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 400 Las Vegas, NV. 89118

P 702 335 7246      E rnishiuchi@ft.newyorklife.com

National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors("NAIFA")  member

Previous career experience in computer science technology, retail and hospitality

Joined New York Life in 2013 




John MalabananJohn Paul Malabanan 
Financial Professional | Agent

John joined New York Life in 2015. He is a second-generation agent – well-establishing a name for himself. He is an Executive Council qualifier for the year 2016 and 2017**. He is also a recent recipient of the 2017 LifeStars Individual Life Award**. He has worked with numerous business owners in the medical industry. He specializes in business solutions, college funding and retirement planning. A member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. Fluent in English and Filipino.

C 702 324 1694        


AnnaMarie Donnadio, Financial Professional | Agent


Antonette Fang, Financial Professional | Agent 


Blaise Weaver, Financial Professional | Agent


Brandon Catron, Financial Professional | Agent


Burke Weekes, Financial Professional | Agent


Cam Lam, Financial Professional | Agent


Christopher Bridgeforth, Financial Professional | Agent


Daniel Mitchell, Financial Professional | Agent


Debbie-Ann Smith, Financial Professional | Agent


Dierdre Malaguti, Financial Professional | Agent


Dominic Chu, Financial Professional | Agent


Jatinder Sharma, Financial Professional | Agent


Jeff Stiller, Registered Representative | Agent 


Jemond White, Registered Representative | Agent 


John Balele, Registered Representative  | Agent 


Jose Vazquez, Registered Representative | Agent


Laurence 'Rusty' McCalley, Registered Representative | Agent 


Lenore Whitfield, Financial Professional | Agent


Ma Beth Milligan, Registered Representative | Agent 


Manasi Jolly, Registered Representative | Agent  


Mike Viselli, Registered Representative | Agent 


Phillip Pineda, Financial Professional | Agent


Ram Subramanian, Registered Representative | Agent 


Sandra Dunn, Financial Professional | Agent


Scott Griffiths, Registered Representative | Agent 


Saesha Herrell, Financial Professional | Agent


Susan Manalac, Financial Professional | Agent


Vanessa Nguyen, Financial Professional | Agent


Violet Apat, Financial Professional | Agent


Walter Flores, Registered Representative | Agent


Yen Diep, Financial Professional | Agent




*The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), the Premier Association of Financial Professionals, is recognized globally as the standard of excellence for life insurance sales performance

 in the insurance and financial serivices industry.


**Council is an annual company recognition program based on agent production from July 1 - June 30.

***The Nautilus Group is a service of New York Life Insurance Company and a resource for estate conservation and business succession ideas that is made available to a limited number of subscribing agents.


Individuals identified as Financial Services Professionals in this section are Registered Representatives of NYLIFE Securities LLC (Member of FINRA & SIPC), A Licensed Insurance Agency and New York Life company.