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About The Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company

Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance is the southern arm of a northern parent. The company, a subsidiary of Canada's Great-West Lifeco and a member of the Power Financial family, represents the Great-West group's primary US operations. It offers life insurance and annuities to individuals and employer groups. Under the Great-West Retirement Services brand, it administers employer-sponsored retirement products including defined-benefit pension and 401(k) plans. Additional Great-West services include investment consulting and fund management. Great-West Life & Annuity markets products through its sales representatives and regional offices, as well as independent brokers. The company is being acquired by Protective Life Insurance for $1.2 billion.


Great-West Life & Annuity also distributes its individual life insurance and annuity products through partnerships with banking institutions and financial advisors including Bank of America, Citigroup, and Charles Schwab. Outside of its own retirement products, which are marketed to corporate, not-for-profit, health care, educational, and government organizations, the Great-West Retirement Services unit provides business services including record-keeping for plans offered by other financial institutions. Its recordkeeping subsidiary, FASCore, LLC, serves 4.7 million participant accounts. Great-West Life & Annuity's Individual Markets Division offers individual retirement accounts (IRAs), individual term and single-premium life insurance, individual annuity products, as well as executive benefits and business-owned life insurance products.

Geographic Reach

Great-West Life & Annuity has offices in more than 50 locations throughout the US, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the US Virgin Islands.

Sales and Marketing

Great-West Life & Annuity markets its products and services through sales and service professionals, brokers, consultants, advisors, financial institutions, and third-party administrators.

The Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company

Greenwood Village, CO 80111-5002
Phone: 1 (303) 737-3000


Employer Type: Privately Owned
SVP and CFO: Louis J. Mannello
President and CEO: Robert L. Reynolds
SVP and CIO: Jeffrey W. Knight
Employees (This Location): 3
Employees (All Locations): 2,362

Major Office Locations

Greenwood Village, CO

Other Locations

Glendale, CA
Denver, CO
Greenwood Village, CO
Davenport, FL
Chicago, IL
Saint Louis, MO
Helena, MT
Greensboro, NC
Portland, OR
Springfield, OR
Harrisburg, PA
Nashville, TN