American Equity

An American-owned and operated company headquartered in the heart of the Midwest, American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company® is a leader in the fixed indexed annuities marketplace. American Equity’s growth and success is attributed to our dedication to excellent customer service and emphasis on building customer relationships.

“The One Who Works for You!®” serves as the foundation for the way American Equity does business and values its more than 500 employees. Guided by our Principles of Excellence, we do more than sell retirement annuity products -- we are dedicated to fostering opportunity and innovation to meet the ever-changing needs and goals of retirement. We are about principles. We are the one who works for you! 

Company details



West Des Moines, IA

Company size

501-1,000 employees


Insurance, Fixed Index Annuities, Traditional Fixed Annuities, Immediate Annuity, Retirement Planning, Customer Service, Retirement Calculator, Financial Planning, Retirement, Lifetime Income, Principal Protection, and Sleep Insurance