Managing Partner

Christopher J. Prudhomme, CLU ®, CLF® Managing Partner

Orange Coast General Office

New York Life
Orange Coast General Office
2020 Main Street, Suite 1200
Irvine, CA 92614

Phone (949) 797-2401
FAX (949) 797-2408


In 1991, Chris joined the New York Life Insurance Company as an agent in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana General Office. After 2+ years in the field as an MDRT agent, he entered sales mannagement in April, 1994. As a Sales Manager for 3 1/2 years, Chris built one of the leading sales units in the New York Life and in 1997, he was promoted to Senior Partner.

In 1998, Chris was promoted as the Managing Partner of the San Antonio General Office , where he hired 26 people in two years. He also won the Vice Chairman’s trophy for largest New Org growth.

In 2000, Chris was moved to Dallas as Agency Vice President in the West Central Zone.

In 2002, he became the Managing Partner of the Louisiana General Office. Where he won several trophies for Life Case Rate, Mutual Funds and runner up for the President Trophy for best overall growth of commissions for Group 1 offices. Chris also served on the Managing Partner Advisory Council (MPAC) from 2005 – 2008 and was elected Chairman in 2008.

In 2008, Chris and his family moved to the Bay Area where he was promoted to Zone Vice President of the Pacific Agencies.

In September 2012, Chris was appointed Managing Partner in the Orange Coast General Office.