The U.S. life insurance market includes nearly 800 stock, fraternal and mutual life insurance companies. Total income of life insurers exceeds approximately $600 billion including $140 billion of life insurance premiums, $170 billion of health insurance premiums and $300 billion of annuity considerations. Here is a list of major life insurance companies operating in the United States.

AFLAC Inc – The biggest provider of supplemental insurance in the country. Fortune recognized Aflac as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for the 18th consecutive year. AFLAC is also the leading provider of medical and cancer insurance in Japan. The company’s market capitalization was $38 billion as of May 24, 2019.

Allianz Life Insurance Company – One of the leading providers of retirement solutions in the United States. In 2018 it reported assets under management of $140 billion, total premium of nearly $13 billion and total assets of $160 billion. It paid about $3.0 billion in benefits to policyholders in last year. The company’s current ratings are AA, A1 and A+ from Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s and A.M. Best, respectively. The firm is based in Golden Valley, Hennepin County, Minnesota. Allianz was named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota according to the Star Tribune.

American National Insurance Company (ANICO) – Among the largest life insurance companies in the United States. It provides services to over five million policyholders nationwide. As of April 12, 2019, ANICO had a market value of $3.3 billion.

American International Group – Headquartered in New York City, it is a leading provider of insurance and retirement services in the United States with about 50,000 employees. In 2018, the company had total revenues of $47.4 billion, assets of $492 billion, total shareholders’ equity of $57 billion, net premiums written of $26.4 billion for general insurance, and premiums and deposits of $31.2 billion for life and retirement.

Aviva USA Corporation offered insurance and annuity products to personal and business clients across the country. It was acquired by Athene Holding Ltd in October 2013 for $1.55 billion.

Aegon USA Group – A member of Netherlands-based Aegon N.V.

Banner Life Insurance Company – A subsidiary of Legal & General America Inc (LGA). Banner Life is licensed to do business in 49 states and the District of Columbia.

Berkshire Life Insurance Company (BLICOA) – One of the largest individual disability income insurance providers in the country. It operates as a subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America.

Fidelity & Guaranty Life (previously OM Financial Life Insurance Company) – A life insurance and fixed annuity provider. In 2017, it was acquired by CF Corporation.

Genworth – One of leading insurance companies in the United States. The company has a presence in all 50 states and 25 other countries.

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America – One of the largest mutual life insurance companies in the U.S. with almost 8,000 employees and premiums and deposits of $19 billion.

Jackson National Life – One of the leading providers of variable, fixed index and fixed annuities, and life insurance services to retail and institutional customers.

John Hancock – One of the leading life insurers in the United States. It operates as a division of Manulife Financial Corporation, a Canadian company.

Legal & General America, a subsidiary of Legal & General Group plc, provides term and universal life insurance products across the United States.

Manhattan Life Group (MLG), through its subsidiaries, provides life and health insurance products and services.

Mass Mutual – One of the leading mutual life insurance companies in the U.S. with premium income of $22 billion.

MetLife – One of the largest global providers of life insurance, annuities, and employee benefit programs. With more than 90 million clients worldwide, the company has a market capitalization of $43 billion (March 14, 2019).

Minnesota Life Insurance Company is one of leading writers of group life insurance based on insurance in force. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Securian Financial Group, Inc.

Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company – Headquartered in Omaha, the largest city in the state of Nebraska, is a privately held company with approximately 6,300 employees, $44 billion in assets and $6.7 billion in total equity.

National Benefit Life Insurance Company – One of the largest underwriters of State Disability insurance. It also specializes in student life insurance.

National Guardian Life Insurance Company is an American independent mutual life insurance provider headquartered in downtown Madison, Wisconsin. The company has over $800 m of annual sales and more than 1.2 policyholders.

New York Life Insurance Company – The oldest and one of the largest mutual life insurance companies in the U.S. with total revenue of over $42 billion.

Northwestern Mutual – One of the nation’s largest direct providers of individual life insurance with highest customer loyalty among leading insurance companies.

Ohio National Mutual Holdings – A parent company for Ohio National Life Insurance Company and Ohio National Life Assurance Corporation.

Ohio National Life Insurance Company – A subsidiary of Ohio National Financial Services, Inc. The company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Pacific Life Insurance Company – The number one seller of indexed universal life insurance in the United States. The company is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.

Penn Mutual, located in Horsham, Pennsylvania, is one of the top 50 life insurance companies in the U.S. based on total assets. The new annuity sales were $427 million in 2018.

Protective Life Corporation, based in Birmingham, Alabama, is a financial holding company operating across the United States with branches in New York, Ohio, Illinois, Missouri, Florida and Tennessee. John D. Johns is Executive Chairman and Richard J. Bielen is President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Protective Life Corp.

Protective Life Insurance Company is one of the top 20 life insurers in the United Sates with revenue of about $5 billion and assets of $92 billion as of March 31, 2019.

Prudential Financial – The fourth largest individual life insurance business in the U.S. based on statutory net premiums written and the second largest life insurer by admitted assets.

Reinsurance Group of America – The second-largest life reinsurance company in North America and the third-largest in the world with over $3.0 trillion of life reinsurance in force.

Savings Bank Life Insurance Co. has provided individuals and families with affordable life insurance since 1907. SBLI offers some of the lowest term life rates in the country.

Securian Financial Group – One of the top 10 life insurance companies in the United States in terms of life insurance in force.

Senior Life Insurance Company – Located in Thomasville, Georgia, the company provides a broad array of insurance plans for individuals in the United States.

State Farm – The number one insurer of individual ordinary life insurance policies in force. It is also J.D. Power's highest ranked life insurance provider and the largest insurer of automobiles in the United States.

TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company – A subsidiary of Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA).

Transamerica – A member of Dutch Aegon Group, one of the largest providers of life insurance, annuity and retirement products in the United States.

Trustmark Companies offer a full range of employee benefit solutions including benefits administration, payroll-deducted voluntary products, group medical benefits, and health and fitness management programs.

Trustmark Life Insurance Co provides life and health insurance services in the United States.

United of Omaha Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Mutual of Omaha, offers life insurance, fixed annuities and other services. The company has more than $200 billion of life insurance in force.

USAA Life Insurance Company ranks among the top 25 largest life insurers in America, in terms of life insurance in force. It is a subsidiary of United Services Automobile Association, a Fortune 500 company with 12.4 million members and 33,000 employees.

William Penn Life Insurance Company of NY – A New York branch of Banner Life Insurance Company, which is a subsidiary of Legal & General America.