A big part of the working capital that helps Iowa open its doors, invest in new projects and grow its workforce comes from long-term investments by life insurers. Our companies have invested $66 billion in Iowa’s economy with agricultural loans, education bonds, retail mortgages and more. We are here to strengthen businesses and communities across the Hawkeye State.

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  • $52 billion in stocks and bonds that help finance business development and create new jobs
  • $12 billion in real estate, loans and other investments
  • $2 billion in mortgage loans on farms, residential, and commercial property

Investing in Agriculture
Life insurers have invested nearly $740 million in agricultural loans in Iowa. From Adair to Osceola counties and throughout the state, these loans provide the working capital farmers need to upgrade and purchase equipment and expand their land.


Investing in Apartment/ Multifamily
The industry has invested $259 million in mortgage loans for multi-family apartment homes, including more than $210 million in Des Moines and West Des Moines, helping more individuals and families call Iowa home.


Investing in Office Space
Business and commerce thrive in Iowa, in part because of the financing life insurers provide for office space in Des Moines, Iowa City, Davenport and more. In all, life insurers have invested $250 million in mortgages to help make the Hawkeye State a great place to work.


Investing in Education
Life insurers have invested $121 million in bonds issued by educational institutions in the state – nearly $65 million issued by the Iowa Student Loan Liquidity Corporation, nearly $16 million by the Waterloo Community School District and nearly $5 million by the Cedar Rapids Community School District, to name a few.


Investing in Industry
With life insurers have invested nearly $200 million in industrial mortgages, they are helping support jobs in Ames, Ottumwa, Council Bluffs, Des Moines and more.


Investing in Counties and Cities
Life insurers have invested $107 million for capital improvements and other state and local needs in Sioux City, Coralville, Clinton County and cities and counties throughout the state.