Our expertise spans the globe, but we’re bound by one common purpose: to give you the financial tools, resources and information you need to live your best life.
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Whether you’re looking to secure your own retirement or your clients’, we’ll work with you to find strategies that are right for you to help you meet your specific, long-term goals.
- Retirement plans: #1 provider of Defined Benefit retirement plans1, #1 recordkeeper of Employee Stock Ownership Plans2, and #1 provider of Nonqualified Deferred Compensation plans3
- Insurance: The #3 provider of group benefits (dental, life, and disability) insurance4
- Workplace culture: America's Best Employers For Women5, Best Place to Work in Money Management6, Best Place to Work in Information Technology7, one of America's Best Employers8, one of the NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women9, and one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity10
- Company ethics: One of the World's Most Ethical Companies11
We have $626.8 billion12 in assets under management, and you can trust us to manage your money, too. Join our customers worldwide, whom we serve through a national (U.S.) network of financial professionals and a diverse family of companies with offices in 19 countries.
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1 Based on number of plans, PLANSPONSOR Defined Benefit Administration survey, May 2018.
2 Based on number of plans, PLANSPONSOR Recordkeeping Survey, June 2017.
3 Based on total number of Section 409A plans, PLANSPONSOR 2018 NQDC Recordkeeping Survey, June 2018.
4 Based on 2016 LIMRA data on fully insured employer contracts in force, May 2017.
5 Forbes, July 2018.
6 Pensions & Investments, “The Best Places to Work in Money Management,” December 2018.
7 Computerworld, June 2018.
8 Forbes, May 2018.
9 National Association for Female Executives, March 2019.
10 Forbes, January 2019.
11 Ethisphere Institute, February 2019.
12 As of December 31, 2018.