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

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Rank Group/company Direct premiums written (1) Market share
1 Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. $10,488,214 8.2%
2 New York Life Insurance Group 7,416,451 5.8
3 Lincoln Financial Corp. 6,804,963 5.3
4 Prudential Financial Inc. 5,754,809 4.5
5 Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. 5,741,452 4.5
6 John Hancock Life Insurance Co. 4,593,432 3.6
7 Transamerica 4,491,338 3.5
8 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 4,488,036 3.5
9 MetLife Inc. 3,728,875 2.9
10 Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America 3,415,797 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.