About us

Protecting what matters most

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Here for you today, building for tomorrow

Symetra provides annuities, life insurance and benefits products to people and businesses nationwide. We’re a company with strong roots and a bold vision for the future.

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Financial strength

We have strong assets,1 sound ratings2 and a diversified product line, and our parent company—Sumitomo Life—is one of the largest life insurance companies in Japan.

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Strategic vision

Symetra Empowers is our guide for the strategies and investments that will take our company, customers, partners, employees and communities into the bright future we envision.

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Diversity, equity and inclusion

We’re committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and to being a long-term partner with BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities in seeking equity and social justice.

How we’re making a difference

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partner grants awarded
($2,500-$20,000) in 2021

$602,744

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pledged during the 2021
I CARE employee giving campaign

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nonprofit boards served on by
Symetra employees in 2021

Teammates with values

We’re partnering with the Seattle Storm, the Seattle Kraken and Climate Pledge Arena, who share our values and our goal to make a positive impact in our communities.

 

Sports partnerships

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Symetra Social Impact

Launched in 2022, our corporate social responsibility (CSR) program, Symetra Social Impact, is designed to strengthen our communities, engage our employees and support a sustainable future for our planet. See our social impact goals

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People matter

Supporting our communities and employees with a focus on DEI

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Our planet matters

Contributing to a healthy and sustainable environment

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Commitment matters

Investing with purpose for a brighter future

Come work with us

Like what you see? There are plenty more reasons to love working at Symetra. Find out how you can join us.

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Established in 1957, Symetra Life Insurance Company is a direct subsidiary of Symetra Financial Corporation. First Symetra National Life Insurance Company of New York is a direct subsidiary of Symetra Life Insurance Company and is an indirect subsidiary of Symetra Financial Corporation (collectively, “Symetra”). Neither Symetra Financial Corporation nor Symetra Life Insurance Company solicits business in the state of New York and they are not authorized to do so. Each company is responsible for its own financial obligations.

Life insurance and annuities are issued and employee benefit plans are insured by Symetra Life Insurance Company, 777 108th Avenue NE, Suite 1200, Bellevue, WA 98004, and are not available in all U.S. states or any U.S. territory.

Guarantees and benefits are subject to the claims-paying ability of the issuing life insurance company.

In New York, life insurance and annuities are issued and employee benefits are insured by First Symetra National Life Insurance Company of New York, New York, NY (est. 1990). Mailing address is P.O. Box 34690, Seattle, WA 98124.

Symetra Financial Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Life Insurance Company.

Symetra Financial Corporation is the parent company of all subsidiaries under Symetra.

Symetra Life Insurance Company State of Domicile: Iowa Statutory Home Office: 4125 Westown Parkway​, Suite 102, West Des Moines, IA 50266. Principal Place of Business: 777 108th Ave NE, Suite 1200, Bellevue WA 98004. Licensed in all states except New York.

First Symetra National Life Insurance Company of New York State of Domicile: New York Statutory Home Office: 420 Lexington Ave, Suite 300, New York, NY 10170. Principal Place of Business: 777 108th Ave NE, Suite 1200, Bellevue WA 98004. Licensed in New York State only.

Symetra National Life Insurance Company State of Domicile: Iowa Statutory Home Office: 4125 Westown Parkway​, Suite 102, West Des Moines, IA 50266. Principal Place of Business: 777 108th Ave NE, Suite 1200, Bellevue WA 98004. Licensed in all states except: AK, HI, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT, WY

Symetra® is a registered service mark of Symetra Life Insurance Company. Symetra EmpowersSM is a service mark of Symetra Life Insurance Company.​​

1 As of Dec. 31, 2021, liabilities were $56.0 billion and stockholder’s equity was $4.3 billion.

2 Dates of last ratings updates or affirmations are as follows: A.M. Best – March 3, 2022; Standard & Poor’s – June 28, 2021 and Moody’s – Oct. 30, 2020. Ratings are subject to change. Please refer to www.symetra.com/ratings for current information.