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

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Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share
1 Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. $10,100,910 8.1%
2 New York Life Insurance Group 6,923,144 5.6
3 MetLife Inc. 6,633,270 5.4
4 Lincoln National Corp. 6,205,251 5.0
5 Prudential Financial Inc. 5,362,282 4.3
6 Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. 5,178,666 4.2
7 John Hancock 4,561,320 3.7
8 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 4,348,491 3.5
9 AEGON 4,331,917 3.5
10 Aflac Inc. 3,321,541 2.7
(1) Before reinsurance transactions. Based on U.S. total, includes territories. Excludes annuities, accident and health, deposit-type contract funds and other considerations. Source: NAIC data, sourced from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Insurance Information Institute.