Below are the 50 largest insurance companies in the United States ranked by total assets. Metlife is the largest insurer in the nation based on assets and direct premiums written. The company offers a wide array of insurance products and services including life and health insurance, accident insurance, auto insurance, home insurance as well as annuities and retirement and savings products. Prudential, based in Newark, is the second largest insurance company in America with total assets of $812.6 billion, $3.7 trillion of gross life insurance in force and more than 49,000 employees.

Rank Company Total assets, US$b Balance sheet
1 Metlife 925.199 06/30/2017
2 Prudential Financial 812.590 06/30/2017
3 Berkshire Hathaway 665.590 06/30/2017
4 American International Group 499.762 06/30/2017
5 TIAA 294.057 03/31/2017
6 New York Life 287.196 12/31/2016
7 Lincoln Financial Group 271.651 06/30/2017
8 Manulife Financial (U.S. Division) 262.630 03/31/2017
9 Northwestern Mutual 258.232 06/30/2017
10 State Farm Group 256.030 12/31/2016
11 Aegon Americas (Transamerica) (1) 250.202 06/30/2017
12 Jackson National Life (2) 249.800 06/30/2017
13 MassMutual 243.418 06/30/2017
14 Principal Financial Group 240.154 06/30/2017
15 Hartford Financial 225.863 06/30/2017
16 Brighthouse Financial 224.328 06/30/2017
17 Voya Financial (3) 219.839 06/30/2017
18 AXA Equitable Life Insurance 214.941 06/30/2017
19 Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company 209.777 12/31/2016
20 United Services Automobile Association 153.027 06/30/2017
21 Pacific Mutual Holding Company 143.298 12/31/2016
22 Liberty Mutual Holding Company 137.962 06/30/2017
23 Aflac Inc 135.394 06/30/2017
24 Allianz Life Insurance Co of North America 130.682 12/31/2016
25 Allstate Corp 110.865 06/30/2017
26 Genworth Financial 105.016 06/30/2017
27 Travelers Companies 102.669 06/30/2017
28 Thrivent Financial for Lutherans 88.561 12/31/2016
29 Protective Life Corp (4) 77.049 06/30/2017
30 Unum Group 63.382 06/30/2017
31 American Equity Investment Life 59.636 06/30/2017
32 American Financial Group 58.618 06/30/2017
33 Reinsurance Group of America 58.138 06/30/2017
34 CNA Financial 56.205 06/30/2017
35 Guardian Life Insurance Co of America 54.375 06/30/2017
36 Western & Southern Financial Group 45.500 03/31/2017
37 Securian Financial Group 44.267 12/31/2016
38 Symetra Financial Corp 41.984 06/30/2017
39 Ohio National Mutual Holdings 41.800 12/31/2016
40 Mutual of Omaha 39.753 03/31/2017
41 Progressive Corp 36.690 06/30/2017
42 OneAmerica Financial Partners 36.110 12/31/2016
43 CNO Financial Group 32.842 06/30/2017
44 Assurant Inc 30.059 06/30/2017
45 National Life Group 28.889 06/30/2017
46 Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company 28.757 12/31/2016
47 Fidelity & Guaranty Life 28.402 06/30/2017
48 Markel Corporation 27.203 06/30/2017
49 American National Insurance Company 25.448 06/30/2017
50 AmTrust Financial Services 25.328 06/30/2017
51 Alleghany Corporation 24.529 06/30/2017

1 - Aegon Americas operates under the Transamerica brand.
2 - Jackson National Life Insurance Company is a subsidiary of Prudential plc, a British insurer.
3 - Voya Financial, Inc was formerly known as ING U.S.
4 - Protective Life operates as a subsidiary of Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company.