Great West Life

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UPDATED: Aug 20, 2020

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Company Details
Address: 100 Osborne Street North
City: Winnipeg
State: CANADA
ZIP Code: R3C 3A5
Phone Number: 204-946-1190
AM Best Rating: A+
URL where was collected the AM Best Rating: http://www.ambest.com/ratings/
Lines of Insurance: health, life, disability
States Licensed To Sell Insurance In: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY
Type of Insurance Company: Stock
Parent Company: Great West Lifeco Inc.
Top executive Contact: Allen Loney
Title of Top executive: CEO
Ticker Symbol: GWO (parent)
Assets & Premiums: Total Premiums: $23.897 billion*Total Assets: $342.860 billion*Total Assets under administration: $805.894 billion*Total Equity: $20.964 million*In Canadian Dollars
Insurance subsidiaries:
  1. London Life
  2. Canada Life
  3. Canada Life Irish
  4. Crown Life
  5. GWL Realty
  6. Quadrus Investment
Company Rating 1.17 (78 reviews)

Company Overview:


Company History: The Great-West Life Assurance Company was founded in Winnipeg in 1891. Now Great-West Life Assurance is the leading insurer in Canada. The company and its subsidiaries serve over 12 million people. Great-West Life has operations in the United Kingdom, Germany, Isle of Man, and Ireland through its subsidiaries. Great-West Lifeco (parent company) has operations in the US, Canada, Asia, and Europe. Great-West Lifeco and its subsidiaries are member of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies.
Principle Sales Methods: Career agents, independent agents, brokers, financial institutions

Life Annuity Business: Great-West sells Employer-sponsored Term and Optional Term policies, plus Individual Life and Annuity policies.

Health Business: Great-West Life sells Employer-sponsored Health, Dental, Vision and Short- and Long-term Disability policies. The company also offers critical illness insurance.
Special Business: Great West Life sells Business-owned Life Insurance products. The company is a leading provider of group insurance in Canada.

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