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

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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.