Managing Partner

Sayaka Ogura Glaser, ChFC®, FSCP®, CLTC®, LUTCF®
Managing Partner

Sayaka studied Finance and Business Management at University of Hawaii at Manoa and Keio University.  She has a commitment to community events and volunteers as a member of the Hawaii Japanese Chamber of Commerce among other organizations.  

Sayaka began her New York Life career in 2009 right after college and got off to a quick start, qualifying that year for the following sales achievement awards; the Career Success Award, Career Life Producer Award, and the Hawaii General Office Rookie of the Year.  She received the Life All Star Award in 2010 and has been a three-time Council Qualifier*.

Sayaka was promoted to become a Partner in 2011.  Her new passion is developing agents into successful professionals and give them the same opportunity that she was given.  Her success as an agent has crossed over to her Partner career as she has received the View from the Top Award in 2013, the Gathering of Eagles Award in both 2013 & 2014, and the Partner Commitment award in 2014 & 2015.  Most recently, and for the second year in a row, she was recognized as a 2015 Top 20 Partner and later promoted to Senior Partner in 2016.  With the success and growth of the office in 2018, the Hawaii General Office has won the Long-Term Care Trophy, Senior Vice President’s Trophy Life Award of Excellence, and the President’s Trophy. 

As of July 18th 2022 Sayaka has been promoted to Managing Partner.  Sayaka looks to foster a culture of Aloha & Ohana as one of the only home grown Managing Partners to lead the Hawaii General Office.  


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