TOP 10 WRITERS OF INDIVIDUAL LIFE INSURANCE BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2014

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share
1 Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. $9,551,489 8.1%
2 MetLife Inc. 6,863,942 5.8
3 New York Life Insurance Group 6,501,407 5.5
4 Lincoln National Corp. 5,630,181 4.8
5 Manulife Financial Corp. 4,717,567 4.0
6 Prudential Financial Inc. 4,426,981 3.7
7 Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. 4,362,771 3.7
8 AEGON 4,104,809 3.5
9 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 4,059,521 3.4
10 Aflac Inc. 3,955,899 3.3
(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.