TOP TEN WRITERS OF INDIVIDUAL LIFE INSURANCE BY DIRECT PREMIUMS WRITTEN, 2010

($000)

Rank Group/company Direct premiums written Market share
1 MetLife Inc. $11,529,741 10.2%
2 Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. 8,542,955 7.5
3 New York Life Insurance Group 6,719,673 5.9
4 Manulife Financial Corp. 5,108,587 4.5
5 Lincoln National Corp. 5,024,163 4.4
6 AEGON NV 4,099,350 3.6
7 Prudential Financial Inc. 3,864,795 3.4
8 Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance 3,547,826 3.1
9 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance 3,541,387 3.1
10 Aflac Inc. 3,333,383 2.9

Source: SNL Financial LC.