Over 110 Years of Stability, Strength, and Service

Midland National prides itself on quality service, financial strength, and competitive life insurance and annuity products. These values are born from a long legacy of commitment to service and customers. MidlandNational.Life is an online archive that details the company’s 110-plus year heritage. It functions both as a repository of formative events, and catalog of company milestones throughout the 2010s and beyond.

From its founding in 1906 and its naming in 1925 to its joining of Sammons Enterprises in 1958, MidlandNational.Life details the company’s history decade-by-decade:

For information about Midland National, visit the Midland National Member Company page.

Midland National, Other Sammons Member Companies, Earn ‘A+ Stable’ Rating by Fitch Ratings

Midland National, as reported by the Illinois Business Daily, earned an Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating of ‘A+’ by Fitch Ratings, a global leader in financial information services and credit ratings. IFS ratings speak to the likelihood that policyholder obligations will be paid in full and on a timely basis, and are only assigned to insurance and reinsurance companies. This rating is the fifth highest of 19 possible rating categories. Read the Fitch Ratings report for more information.

Midland National continues to receive high ratings based on its financial strength and operating results. Independent rating agencies are indicators of an insurance company's ability to meet its obligations. Midland National’s ratings show dedication to customers through prudent investments, strong capital position and delivery of services.


LIMRA Ranks Sammons Financial Group Member Companies in Top 10 for Life Insurance Sales

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LIMRA, a worldwide research, consulting and professional development organization for life and health insurance companies, ranked Sammons Financial Group member companies – which includes Midland National® Life Insurance Company – in its list of the top 10 companies for life insurance sales in the year 2016. The ranking is measured by annual premiums plus excess, and surveys sales among 83 major life and health insurance companies.

LIMRA is a trusted source for industry knowledge; helping more than 850 insurance and financial services companies in 73 countries increase their marketing and distribution effectiveness. Learn more about LIMRA at www.limra.com.

For more details on Midland National’s history of success, stability and financial strength, visit its heritage site.


Midland National’s Financial Ratings

For more than 110 years, Midland National has been trusted by families and has stood for strength and stability.

Today, Midland National Life Insurance Company currently holds more than 1.1 million life insurance and annuity policies, with assets over $55 billion.*

But, don’t take our word for it. Independent ratings agencies ratings for Midland National are below and can also be found on the Sammons Retirement Solutions site as well as the AM Best site.

*Statutory Basis as of December 31, 2016

For more information on Midland National, visit the Midland National Member Company page.

Midland National Accredited by Better Business Bureau

From a March 6, 2017 Midland National Press BBB announcement press release:
Midland National® Life Insurance has been affirmed as a Better Business Bureau accredited business.
Throughout Midland National’s long history, we have delivered quality products and exceptional service. Check out our ratings, awards and accreditation’s below.
“We are very proud to be accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB),” said Steve Palmitier, president and chief operating officer of Midland National Life Insurance Company. “For more than 110 years, Midland National has been an industry leader because of our commitment to stability, innovation and dedicated customer service.”

To mark the occasion, Midland National has launched the “Trust Midland National” website which contains details on the accreditation.
Learn more company history at the Midland National History website. 
To be an accredited business means that the BBB has determined that Midland National Life Insurance Company meets BBB accreditation standards, including a commitment to make good faith efforts to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.
Visit and view the Midland National BBB profile page to learn more.