Management Team


Walter F. Goodman, CLU, ChFC, RHU, MSFS, AEP, LUTCF, Development Manager
Phone: 215-441-3264
Fax: 215-441-3255

Walt Goodman started in the Insurance Business in 1970 as an agent with New York Life Insurance Company and Registered Representative for NYLIFE Securities. In personal production he qualified for Executive Council in his first 7 months in his second year he qualified for President’s Council and before entering Management in December of 1973 qualified for Executive Council in 5 months. In addition to qualifying for Council Walt was ranked #2 in Case Rate in his career development conference.

He attended Northeastern University in Evanston, IL. Walt was awarded his professional designations through the American College in Bryn Mawr, PA and has encouraged and coached many agents throughout his career to pursue their designations. Walt has trained many agents who have gone on to higher Council status, MDRT and Management positions.

The Company has called on Walt’s talents to facilitate training throughout the Country. He is currently on the Company’s Nylic-U Curriculum Committee and Spearheads the Delaware Valley Cluster Meeting for Sales Development Managers.

Mr. Goodman resides in Somerton, Pennsylvania with his wife Linda. Walt enjoys golf, cruises, and his shore home in Anglesea, New Jersey.

Melissa Raymer, CLU

Melissa began her New York Life Insurance career in 2003 as an Administrative Manager Trainee in the New Mexico General Office.  In 2005, she was promoted and transferred to the Denver General Office, in 2007 transferred to the San Antonio General Office and in 2011 transferred to the Greater Philadelphia General Office. Prior to joining New York Life, Melissa graduated from the University of Houston and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management.  She was also a member of the University’s women’s soccer team. 

 Melissa holds several designations, including: Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU); Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI); Professional, Customer Service (PCS); Associate, Insurance Agency Administration (AIAA); Associate, Insurance Regulatory Compliance (AIRC); and Associate, Reinsurance Administration (ARA).

 In her free time, Melissa enjoys spa visits, soccer, and participating in various running events and triathlons.