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The Top 20 Life Insurance Companies for 2006

By Byron Udell | February 9, 2006

So who are the top 20 Life Insurance Companies for 2006? Read on.

According to the Insurance Information Institute, the Top Twenty U.S. Life/Health Insurance Groups and Companies by Revenues, 2005 ($ millions) are:

  1. MetLife: (revenue) $46,983 — (assets) $481,645
  2. Prudential Financial: 31,708 — 417,776
  3. New York Life Insurance: 28,051 — 153,952
  4. TIAA-CREF: 25,917 — 399,161
  5. MassMutual Life Insurance: 22,799 — 138,365
  6. Northwestern Mutual: 19,221 — 133,057
  7. AFLAC: 14,363 — 56,361
  8. UnumProvident: 10,437 — 51,867
  9. Guardian Life of America: 9,377 — 36,880
  10. Principal Financial: 9,010 — 127,035
  11. Assurant: 7,498 — 25,366
  12. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans: 6,190 — 54,932
  13. Lincoln National: 5,488 — 124,788
  14. Pacific Life: 4,840 — 86,977
  15. Conseco: 4,327 — 31,557
  16. Western & Southern Financial: 4,314 — 29,021
  17. Jefferson-Pilot: 4,220 — 36,078
  18. Mutual of Omaha Insurance: 4,051 — 16,441
  19. Torchmark: 3,126 — 14,769
  20. Unitrin: 3,048 — 9,198

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