Life Insurance Sales at Sammons Financial Group Surge to Number 10 in 2016

CHICAGO, IL, April 5, 2017 — Life insurance sales were ranked number 10 for Sammons® Financial Group life companies, which include North American for Life and Health Insurance® and Midland National® Life Insurance Company, and its Corporate Market division, in combined sales, according to LIMRA International (LIMRA), a research association for life and health companies.1 The survey includes 83 major companies and the ranking was measured by annual premiums. 
North American Company and Midland National President and Chief Operating Officer Steve Palmitier said, “This is quite the achievement when you consider some of the companies on each side of us are household names. The consistent execution of our strategy and relationships with our distribution partners has put us in a great place. Our growth rates have averaged 11% the past five years compared with an industry average of 2%.”2
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About Sammons® Financial Group, Inc.

The companies of Sammons® Financial Group, Inc. help families and businesses protect their future to enjoy life’s moments today. A subsidiary of Sammons Enterprises, Inc., Sammons Financial Group is privately owned with member companies that are among the most enduring and stable in the financial services industry. Our companies include Midland National® Life Insurance Company (including Sammons® Corporate Markets); North American Company for Life and Health Insurance®; and  Sammons Institutional GroupSM (including Midland Retirement Distributors® and  Sammons Retirement Solutions®). Together, we offer today’s most sought-after life insurance, annuity, and retirement planning products. Sammons Financial Group: With You for Every Moment®.

1. Source: LIMRA International, U.S. Retail Individual Life Insurance Sales, fourth quarter 2016 results.  Sales based on annualized premium plus excess.
2. Source: Internal Distribution Reports, 2011 and 2016
3. Variable products distributed by Sammons Financial Network® LLC, member FINRA
Variable products distributed by Sammons Financial Network® LLC, member FINRA. Sammons Financial Network® LLC is a member of Sammons® Financial Group an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Sammons Enterprises, Inc. of Dallas, Texas.