A big part of the working capital that helps Delaware open its doors, invest in new projects and grow its workforce comes from long-term investments by life insurers. Our companies have invested $33 billion in Delaware’s economy with agricultural loans, education bonds, residential and retail mortgages and more. We are here to strengthen businesses and communities across the state.

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  • $25 billion in stocks and bonds that help finance business development and create new jobs
  • $6 billion in real estate, loans and other investments
  • $1 billion in mortgage loans on farms, residential, and commercial property

Investing in Education
Life insurers have invested nearly $200 million in education bonds offered by the University of Delaware.


Investing in Apartments/Multifamily
Life insurers have invested nearly $389 million in mortgage loans in the state, including nearly $331 million in Wilmington and nearby areas and $58 million in Dover.


Investing in Residential
Life insurers have invested more than $46 million in Wilmington, $18 million in southern Delaware and $11 million in Dover in mortgages for single-family homes.


Investing in Industry
Life insurers have invested $159 million in mortgage loans for industry in the state.


Investing in Infrastructure
Life insurers have invested $117 million to finance transportation and utilities in the First State, including $18 million for the Delaware River and Bay Authority, $13 million for the state Transportation Authority, and $7 million for the state’s Solid Waste Authority.


Investing in Counties and Cities
The industry has invested $271 million in capital improvements and other state-based investments, including nearly $40 million for New Castle County and $6 million for Middletown.