John D. Garnett
Corporate Vice President- Agency Standards
Office: (608) 575-4507
John D. Garnett is Corporate Vice President of Agency Standards for the Minnesota, Wisconsin and Milwaukee General Offices of the New York Life Insurance Company.
Mr. Garnett began his career with New York Life in 1986 as an Agent & Registered Representative. Over the years he has held various positions of increasing responsibility throughout the Agency Department. Currently, he supervises roughly 160 agents, registered representatives, financial advisors and managers in their daily operations growing their business in key market segments, including the middle-income, the advance (high-net-worth), business, cultural and the women’s markets.
Mr. Garnett received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh and a Master of Science Financial Services from the American College. Additionally, he has obtained the Chartered Life Underwriter, the Chartered Financial Consultant, the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy, and the Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow designations.
Mr. Garnett holds life & health insurance licenses along with Series 7, 24, 51 and 63 registrations.
John is married to his wife Mary Lou of 36 years. They have 4 children and four grandchildren. They reside in Madison, Wisconsin.