American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company
- Employees in region:
- Financial Services & Insurance
- HQ location:
- West Des Moines, IA
American Equity Company Description 09-02-11 An American-owned, American-run life insurance and fixed annuity company based in West Des Moines, IA. American Equity has grown through production to over $22 Billion in assets, 37,000+ agents and is the #3 writer of indexed annuity premium in the United States. Service is American Equity's forte and has been recognized as #1 in service by agents across the United States. We are traded on the NYSE (AEL) and have over 300 employees. Our driving passion is world-class service, and providing straightforward products that deliver true value and safety.
The leadership of a senior management team have more than 200 years of combined experience in the annuity and life insurance industry. We view each employee as an integral component in delivering the heart of our mission -- Superior Service. Our service commitment begins during and continues after the purchase of an annuity contract or life insurance policy. This means easy to understand product brochures and forms, maximum annuity contract issue time of 48 hours, and easily accessible answers to questions.
“Great company, wonderful people, opportunities to grow and chances for advancement. ”
“I feel empowered to make a difference with the staff and other managers. I have an open line of communication with Sr. Management and they listen to my ideas.”
“It is so very challenging and rewarding.”
“There is a real feeling of family here. The company takes good care of their employees.”
“Senior managers at American Equity truly care about us as people. We are not just workers/employees. We are people who are truly cared about.”
“That everyone... from senior management on down... knows your name and recognizes you for your good work.”