Leading insurance companies in the U.S. 2019, by total assets

Prudential Financial was the largest insurance company in the United States in 2019, with total assets amounting to almost 900 billion U.S. dollars. Berkshire Hathaway and Metlife secured second and third place, respectively.

Who are Prudential Financial?

Prudential Financial is a financial services company, which was founded in 1875 in New Jersey and is still headquartered in New Jersey. Prudential offer insurance, retirement and investment products. They are one of the largest life insurance companies globally, in terms of market capitalization. Prudential is also the most profitable stock life and health insurance companies in the United States.  

The future of Prudential’s assets

Prudential’s assets have been steadily increasing since 2010, although they experienced a slight dip between 2017 and 2018. The assets of Berkshire Hathaway are still on the rise and Metlife’s assets have been falling since 2017, so Berkshire Hathaway may take the lead in the near future.

Largest insurance companies in the United States in 2019, by total assets

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Release date

May 2020


United States

Survey time period


Special properties

as of December 31, 2019

Supplementary notes

*converted from Canadian dollars on 5/20/2020.
Figures have been rounded.

The data was taken from the following sources:
Berkshire Hathaway
American International Group (AIG)
Lincoln Financial Group
Northwestern Mutual
Manulife Financial
New York Life
State Farm Group

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