A big part of the working capital that helps Vermont open its doors, finance new projects and grow its workforce comes from long-term investments by life insurers. Our companies have invested $9 billion in Vermont’s economy through bond purchases for education and affordable housing, and mortgages for residential homes, retail and more. We are here to strengthen businesses and communities across the Green Mountain State.

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  • $9 billion invested in Vermont's economy 
  • $8 billion in stocks and bonds that help finance business development and create new jobs
  • $105 million in mortgage loans on farms, residential, and commercial property

Investing in Education
Life insurers have invested $21 million in bonds issued by educational institutions in the Green Mountain State. This includes financing for the state’s Educational and Health Buildings Financial Agency and the University of Vermont Agricultural College.


Investing in Affordable Housing
Life insurers have invested $23 million in bonds issued by the Vermont Housing Finance Agency.


Investing in Infrastructure
The industry has supported various bond offerings by state-based entities, purchasing $38 million from a Vermont Municipal Bond Bank offering, for example.


Investing in Retail
The industry has invested $27 million in mortgages for retail properties in Barre, Burlington and Bennington, among other places.


Investing in Residential
Life insurers provided financing totaling more than $18 million for residential homes in towns and cities throughout the state.

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.