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About The Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company

Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance (GWL&A), 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. Through its Empower Retirement and Great-West Investments divisions, GWL&A provides retirement and investment management services. Parent Great-West Lifeco sold substantially all of GWL&A's individual life insurance and annuity operations to Protective Life Insurance for $1.2 billion in 2019. The divested business operated under the Great-West Financial brand. Its corporate headquarters is located in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

Change in Company Type

In mid-2019, Protective Life Corporation, a wholly owned US subsidiary of Dai-ichi Life Holdings, Inc., announced that its principal subsidiary, Protective Life Insurance Company (Protective Life), and Protective Life & Annuity Insurance Company, completed the transaction with Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company (GWL&A) to acquire via reinsurance substantially all of its individual life and annuity business. GWL&A is retaining a block of participating policies, which is now be administered by Protective.

The Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company

8515 E Orchard Rd
Greenwood Village, CO 80111-5002
Phone: 1 (866) 317-6586

Firm Stats

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