AEL - American Equity Investment Life Holding Company

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American Equity Investment Life Holding Company

6000 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
United States

IndustryLife Insurance
Full Time Employees530

Key Executives

Mr. John Michael MatovinaChairman, CEO & Pres885.52k177.94k64
Mr. Ted M. JohnsonCFO & Treasurer616.93kN/A48
Mr. Jeffrey D. Lorenzen CFAExec. VP & Chief Investment Officer552.61kN/A52
Ms. Renee Denise MontzExec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.447.7kN/A46
Mr. Ronald J. GrensteinerPres of American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company629.12kN/A55
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


American Equity Investment Life Holding Company, through its subsidiaries, develops and sells fixed index and fixed rate annuity products in the United States. It issues fixed index annuities and fixed rate annuities, as well as single premium immediate annuities. The company also offers life insurance products comprising traditional ordinary and term, universal life, and other interest-sensitive life insurance products. It targets group of individuals aging 45-75 who are seeking to accumulate tax-deferred savings or create guaranteed lifetime income. The company markets its products through a brokerage distribution network of approximately 35 national marketing organizations and approximately 25,000 independent agents. American Equity Investment Life Holding Company was founded in 1995 and is based in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Corporate Governance

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of January 1, 2018 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 6.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.