Bill Gallagher was raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and attended the University of Nevada Las Vegas where he graduated with a business degree in 1981. Upon his graduation, Mr. Gallagher became an agent with the Las Vegas General Office of New York Life. While in Las Vegas, he achieved sales success as New Agent of the Year, a two time qualifier of the Million Dollar Round Table, and three time qualifier for Executive Council. He began his management career as a Partner in 1984 and was among the top 25 partners in the Company for 3 consecutive years. He was appointed Senior Partner in 1988 and became the Managing Partner of the Orlando General Office of New York Life in April of 1990. Mr. Gallagher served in this capacity for 7 years during which time he increased the number of agents from 27 to 43, and doubled the office production. In July of 1997, Mr. Gallagher was appointed as Managing Partner of the Utah General Office where he has responsibility for New York Life operations for the state of Utah, Eastern Idaho, and Southwestern Wyoming. During his time in Utah, the office has once again seen unprecedented growth, doubling the number of agents and seeing a four-fold increase in the production of new agent business.
Mr. Gallagher is married and has two daughters.