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TOP TEN WRITERS OF INDIVIDUAL LIFE INSURANCE BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2013

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share
1 Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. $9,469,028 8.1%
2 MetLife Inc. 6,743,722 5.7
3 New York Life Insurance Group 6,234,927 5.3
4 Aflac Inc. 5,750,188 4.9
5 Lincoln National Corp. 5,436,152 4.6
6 Manulife Financial Corp. 4,859,644 4.1
7 Prudential Financial Inc. 4,822,805 4.1
8 Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. 3,988,732 3.4
9 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 3,976,209 3.4
10 AEGON 3,766,265 3.2

(1) Before reinsurance transactions. Based on U.S. total, includes territories. Excludes annuities, accident and health, deposit-type contract funds and other considerations.

Source: SNL Financial LC.

 
TOP TEN WRITERS OF INDIVIDUAL LIFE INSURANCE BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2008

($000)

Rank Group/Company Direct premiums written Market share
1 American International Group $42,604,328 12.1%
2 Metropolitan Group 25,478,080 7.2
3 Lincoln National Group 16,847,468 4.8
4 John Hancock Group 16,379,413 4.6
5 New York Life Group 14,931,490 4.2
6 Jackson National Group 13,306,672 3.8
7 Aegon USA Group 13,019,417 3.7
8 Hartford Fire and Casualty Group 12,069,693 3.4
9 Pacific Life Insurance Group 10,822,986 3.1
10 Ameriprise Financial Group 10,119,451 2.9

Source: National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Annual Statement Database,  via Highline Data, LLC. Copyrighted information. No portion of this work may be copied or redistributed without the express written permission of Highline Data, LLC.

 
TOP TEN WRITERS OF INDIVIDUAL LIFE INSURANCE BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2009

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written Market share
1 American International Group $8,592,346 8.0%
2 Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company 7,857,190 7.3
3 MetLife Inc. 6,140,836 5.7
4 New York Life Insurance Group 5,615,678 5.2
5 Manulife Financial Corp. 5,436,904 5.1
6 Lincoln National Corp. 4,522,281 4.2
7 Prudential Financial Inc. 3,994,437 3.7
8 AEGON NV 3,853,927 3.6
9 Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance 3,425,237 3.2
10 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 3,417,004 3.2

Source: SNL Financial LC.

 
TOP TEN WRITERS OF INDIVIDUAL LIFE INSURANCE BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2010

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written Market share
1 MetLife Inc. $11,529,741 10.2%
2 Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. 8,542,955 7.5
3 New York Life Insurance Group 6,719,673 5.9
4 Manulife Financial Corp. 5,108,587 4.5
5 Lincoln National Corp. 5,024,163 4.4
6 AEGON NV 4,099,350 3.6
7 Prudential Financial Inc. 3,864,795 3.4
8 Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance 3,547,826 3.1
9 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 3,541,387 3.1
10 Aflac Inc. 3,333,383 2.9

Source: SNL Financial LC.

 
TOP TEN WRITERS OF INDIVIDUAL LIFE INSURANCE BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2011

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share
1 MetLife Inc. $13,265,384 11.0%
2 Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. 8,604,107 7.1
3 New York Life Insurance Group 6,683,073 5.5
4 Aflac Inc.  6,623,096 5.5
5 Lincoln National Corp. 5,598,556 4.6
6 Manulife Financial Corp. 4,927,279 4.1
7 Prudential Financial Inc. 3,832,189 3.2
8 AEGON NV 3,713,210 3.1
9 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 3,665,943 3.0
10 Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. 3,651,267 3.0

(1) Based on U.S. total including territories. Does not include annuities, deposit type funds and other considerations.

Source: SNL Financial LC.