2018 Leadership San Jose: Mike Clark


Name: Mike Clark

Company: New York LIfe

Mike is a Northern California native who graduated from Sacramento State University with a degree in Criminal Justice Administration in 1998. Prior to graduating, Mike played baseball at Delta College in Stockton and football at the University of Western Montana. 

After college graduation, Mike served with the Concord and Rocklin Police Departments until 2003. As an Officer, Mike was assigned to the Special Enforcement Team, Field Training Officer, Defensive Tactics and Impact Weapons Instructor.

In 2006, Mike finished his MBA and signed an Agent’s contract with New York Life in the Northern California General Office. Mike promoted to Partner of the Firm in 2008 at which time, Mike developed one of the top producing Team’s within New York Life nationally. In 2013, Mike was promoted to Sr. Partner of the Firm and was later promoted to Corporate Vice President of Pacific Agencies in Walnut Creek in July of 2014.

In April of 2016, Mike was promoted to being the Managing Partner of the Silicon Valley General Office. As the Managing Partner, Mike is tasked with the further growth and development of the Office to better serve the surrounding South Bay communities.

In his spare time, Mike loves coaching his daughters’ softball team, playing golf, fishing and traveling. Mike is currently married to Michelle for 17 years and has two wonderful twin daughters, Reese and Rylee who are 11.

Mike looks forward to being a part of this great program. He is most excited about the relationships that will be created, learning more about our great community, learning from other great community leaders,  and having an opportunity to know how his Company and Community can continue to contribute and support the greater San Jose community.


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