Facts + Statistics: Insurance company rankings

 

 
Top 10 Writers Of Property/Casualty Insurance By Direct Premiums Written, 2017

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance $64,892,583 10.1%
2 Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 38,408,251 6.0
3 Liberty Mutual 33,831,726 5.3
4 Allstate Corp. 31,501,664 4.9
5 Progressive Corp. 27,862,882 4.3
6 Travelers Companies Inc. 24,875,076 3.9
7 Chubb Ltd. 21,266,737 3.3
8 USAA Insurance Group 20,151,368 3.1
9 Farmers Insurance Group of Companies (3) 19,855,517 3.1
10 Nationwide Mutual Group 19,218,907 3.0

(1) Before reinsurance transactions, includes state funds.
(2) Based on U.S. total, includes territories.
(3) Data for Farmers Insurance Group of Companies and Zurich Financial Group (which owns Farmers' management company) are reported separately by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Source: NAIC data, sourced from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Insurance Information Institute.

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Top 10 Writers Of Life Insurance/Annuities By Direct Premiums Written, 2017

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 MetLife Inc. $86,621,636 13.6%
2 Prudential Financial Inc. 47,465,693 7.4
3 New York Life Insurance Group 31,852,412 5.0
4 Principal Financial Group Inc. 28,153,239 4.4
5 Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. 24,735,091 3.9
6 Jackson National Life Group 22,439,071 3.5
7 American International Group 21,465,665 3.4
8 Transamerica 21,317,714 3.3
9 AXA 21,290,299 3.3
10 Lincoln National Corp. 20,397,394 3.2

(1) Includes life insurance, annuity considerations, deposit-type contract funds and other considerations; excludes accident and health insurance. Before reinsurance transactions.
(2) Based on U.S. total, includes territories.

Source: NAIC data, sourced from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Insurance Information Institute.

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Top 10 Writers Of Homeowners Insurance By Direct Premiums Written, 2017

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance $17,552,323 18.6%
2 Allstate Corp. 7,957,403 8.4
3 Liberty Mutual 6,471,114 6.9
4 USAA Insurance Group 5,703,741 6.1
5 Farmers Insurance Group of Companies (3) 5,617,990 6.0
6 Travelers Companies Inc. 3,547,478 3.8
7 Nationwide Mutual Group 3,290,890 3.5
8 American Family Insurance Group 3,045,589 3.2
9 Chubb Ltd. 2,776,827 2.9
10 Erie Insurance Group 1,596,490 1.7

(1) Before reinsurance transactions, includes state funds.
(2) Based on U.S. total, includes territories.
(3) Data for Farmers Insurance Group of Companies and Zurich Financial Group (which owns Farmers' management company) are reported separately by SNL Financial.

Source: NAIC data, sourced from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Insurance Information Institute.

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Top 10 Writers Of Private Passenger Auto Insurance By Direct Premiums Written, 2017

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance $41,817,416 18.1%
2 Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 29,596,404 12.8
3 Progressive Corp. 22,786,034 9.8
4 Allstate Corp. 21,430,405 9.3
5 USAA Insurance Group 13,154,939 5.7
6 Liberty Mutual 11,585,976 5.0
7 Farmers Insurance Group of Companies (3)                            10,357,497 4.5
8 Nationwide Mutual Group 7,341,476 3.2
9 Travelers Companies Inc. 4,396,705 1.9
10 American Family Insurance Group 4,381,962 1.9

(1) Before reinsurance transactions, includes state funds.
(2) Based on U.S. total, includes territories.
(3) Data for Farmers Insurance Group of Companies and Zurich Financial Group (which owns Farmers' management company) are reported separately by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Source: NAIC data, sourced from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Insurance Information Institute.

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Top 10 Writers Of Commercial Auto Insurance By Direct Premiums Written, 2017

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 Progressive Corp. $3,178,656 8.8%
2 Travelers Companies Inc. 2,263,886 6.3
3 Liberty Mutual 1,733,726 4.8
4 Zurich Insurance Group (3) 1,690,000 4.7
5 Nationwide Mutual Group 1,678,785 4.7
6 Old Republic International Corp. 1,278,020 3.5
7 Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 1,184,554 3.3
8 Auto-Owners Insurance Co. 852,601 2.4
9 Chubb Ltd. 826,718 2.3
10 AmTrust Financial Services 720,774 2.0

(1) Before reinsurance transactions, includes state funds.
(2) Based on U.S. total, includes territories.
(3) Data for Farmers Insurance Group of Companies and Zurich Financial Group (which owns Farmers' management company) are reported separately by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Source: NAIC data, sourced from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Insurance Information Institute.

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Top 10 Writers Of Commercial Lines Insurance By Direct Premiums Written, 2017

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 Chubb Ltd. $16,850,450 5.5%
2 Travelers Companies Inc. 16,737,743 5.5
3 Liberty Mutual 15,606,473 5.1
4 American International Group (AIG) 12,779,666 4.2
5 Zurich Insurance Group (3) 12,748,657 4.2
6 CNA Financial Corp. 9,969,788 3.3
7 Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 8,555,760 2.8
8 Nationwide Mutual Group 8,072,052 2.7
9 Hartford Financial Services 7,786,169 2.6
10 Tokio Marine Group 6,467,663 2.1

(1) Before reinsurance transactions, includes state funds.
(2) Based on U.S. total, includes territories.
(3) Data for Farmers Insurance Group of Companies and Zurich Financial Group (which owns Farmers' management company) are reported separately by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Source: NAIC data, sourced from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Insurance Information Institute.

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Top 10 Writers Of Workers' Compensation Insurance By Direct Premiums Written, 2016

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 Travelers Companies Inc. $4,427,997 7.6%
2 Hartford Financial Services 3,328,753 5.7
3 AmTrust Financial Services  3,110,623 5.4
4 Zurich Insurance Group (3) 2,835,537 4.9
5 Berkshire Hathaway Inc.  2,669,994 4.6
6 Chubb Ltd.  (4) 2,490,183 4.3
7 State Ins Fund Workers' Comp (NY) 2,437,552 4.2
8 Liberty MHC Inc. 2,404,050 4.2
9 American International Group  1,864,297 3.2
10 State Compensation Ins Fund (CA) 1,612,050 2.8

(1) Before reinsurance transactions, includes some state funds.
(2) Based on U.S. total, includes territories.
(3) Data for Farmers Insurance Group of Companies and Zurich Financial Group (which owns Farmers' management company) are reported separately by S&P Global Market Intelligence.
(4) Chubb Ltd. data reflect the 2015 merger with Ace Ltd.

Source: NAIC data, sourced from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Insurance Information Institute.

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