Management Team

Erika Sabraw

Partner Erika Sabraw has diverse industry experience ranging from working with Hawaii's most recognized companies, organizations, and non-profits to helping local families protect and secure their financial future. 

Born and raised in Hawaii, Erika graduated from the University of Hawaii, Shidler College of Business with a Finance Degree. She attributes her career success to her formative years at Shidler and routinely spends her time at various business networking events, career expos, and staying connected with professionals. Her first involvement in Hawaii's dynamic business community led to serving as the Corporate Group Administrator for one of the world's largest Life Insurance companies. In this role, she effectively guided corporate clients through various Insurance products available to their employees.

Erika began her New York Life career in 2018. As a new Agent, she achieved Top 1% production levels with the most Life Insurance applications submitted, resulting in a two-time Council* achievement. During this time, she specialized in serving Hawaii's local families and businesses as well as the Department of Education. From there, she quickly progressed to Associate Partner in 2021 and Partner in 2022 where she now recruits, develops, and manages a team of successful Agents and Advisers.


Rae Ann L. Paff, CFP®
Director of Agency Standards

Promoted to the role of Director of Agency Standards in 2022, Rae Ann Paff, joins us from Minnesota.  Previously, Rae Ann worked at Ameriprise Financial for 11 years; initially, as a field compliance supervisor in Pittsburgh before joining the insurance and annuity review team at the company headquarters in Minneapolis.  Most recently, she traveled extensively as a regional registered principal supervising RPs, their team members and offices. 

Rae Ann has a BA in international studies and German from Allegheny College, is a CFP® professional and holds FINRA series 7, 24, 66, 4 and 53 registrations. 

David A. Glaser,
Agency Productivity Support

David started his New York Life career in the Internship
Program with the Valley Forge General Office in September of 2004.

Upon graduating Villanova University as a Finance and International Business Major in 2005, David began full time with New York Life.  David went from an Agent to a Registered Representative with NYLIFE Securities and ended up as a Financial Adviser with Eagle Strategies LLC, A Registered Investment Adviser and subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company.  David qualified for the follwoing sales achievement awards; New York Life's Executive, and Premier Executive Councils* before being promoted to Sales Development Manager in March of 2009,  Senior Sales Development Manager in 2012, and most recently to Senior Sales Development Manager II in 2015.

David's core functions include overseeing & conducting training and development for all Agents, as well as mentoring Agents in financial solutions design; sales & prospecting techniques; and sales activity training.

David is committed to keeping up his own knowledge, as evidenced by his long list of prestigious designations, and recognizes that all of that would be a waste if he can't impart that knowledge onto the agents he trains.  David aims to make training both fun and informative by utlizing the adult learning model which, unlike the lecture and note taking some students may be used to, incorporates lots of demonstration, group discussion, and practice through role-playing real world scenarios.


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