Gene Capobianco


Gene Capobianco has over 30 years experience in insurance company state and local taxation. Most recently, Gene was a Corporate Vice President in the Tax Department of New York Life Insurance Company from 2014-2018. He was responsible for all state and local taxes, including state and local premium, retaliatory, income and sales and use taxes. In addition, he had significant responsibilities with respect to federal income tax compliance, accounting and audits.

Previously, Gene was an officer in the Tax Department of AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company from 2000-2014. He had responsibilities both with respect to federal income taxes and state and local taxes. He began his insurance tax career working for 12 years in the Tax Department at Metropolitan Life Insurance Company beginning in 1988.

Gene has served as a panelist and speaker at numerous industry conferences. In addition, he has served as Chair of the American Council of Life Insurers State Tax Committee, as well as Chair of the LICONY Tax Subcommittee. He is currently a member of the Steering Committee of the National Premium Tax Conference. Gene received a Bachelor of Science degree from St. John’s University.