A big part of the working capital that helps Oregon open its doors, invest in new projects and grow its workforce comes from long-term investments by life insurers. Our companies have invested $76 billion in Oregon’s economy with agricultural loans, education bonds, infrastructure, residential and retail mortgages and more. We are here to strengthen businesses and communities across the Beaver State.

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  • $76 billion invested in Oregon’s economy 
  • $57 billion in stocks and bonds that help finance business development and create new jobs
  • $9 billion in mortgage loans on farms, residential, and commercial property

Investing in Agriculture
Life insurers have invested nearly $500 million in agricultural loans in Oregon. From hay to cattle, grass seed to grapes, these loans provide the financing for new farmers to buy land and veteran farmers to upgrade and purchase equipment, support their operations and diversify production.


Investing in Education
Life insurers have invested nearly $1.6 billion in bonds for education in Oregon. These bonds allow Oregon schools to invest in safer school buildings, keep up with and enhance technology for students and staff, and ensure Oregon’s students have the tools they need to learn at their best.


Investing in Apartments/ Multifamily
The industry has dedicated over $2.5 billion to mortgage loans throughout the state, helping more individuals and families call Oregon home.


Investing in Capital Improvements
Life insurers have invested $880 million in bonds for capital improvements that were issued by state and local authorities. This includes $216 million with Multnomah County; $44 million with Portland Urban Renewal and Redevelopment; nearly $30 million with Lake Oswego and more.


Investing in Retail
From Portland to Klamath Falls, life insurers have invested more than $1.5 billion in retail mortgages in Oregon, helping business owners open their doors and expand to new locations.


Investing in Infrastructure
Life insurers have invested more than $1 billion to finance Oregon ports, transportation and utilities, including $500 million in Port of Morrow, $78 million in the Port of Portland and $51 million in Washington County clean water services.

Based on 2020 data.



Life insurance companies plan ahead. Not just to deliver for our policyholders. But to help our communities in times of need. We are #MeetingTheMoment.