Top 10 Writers Of Life Insurance/Annuities By Direct Premiums Written, 2016

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Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share (2)
1 MetLife Inc.  $95,110,802 15.2%
2 Prudential Financial Inc.  45,902,327 7.3
3 New York Life Insurance Group  30,922,462 4.9
4 Principal Financial Group Inc.  28,186,098 4.5
5 Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co.  23,458,883 3.8
6 American International Group  22,463,202 3.6
7 Jackson National Life Group  22,132,278 3.5
8 AXA  21,920,627 3.5
9 AEGON  21,068,180 3.4
10 Lincoln National Corp.  19,441,555 3.1
(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.