A big part of the working capital that helps Wisconsin open its doors, invest in new projects, grow its workforce and help families comes from long-term investments by life insurers. Our companies have invested $109 billion in Wisconsin with agricultural loans, education bonds, retail mortgages and more. We strengthen families, communities and businesses across the Badger State.

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  • $88 billion in stocks and bonds that help finance business development and create new jobs
  • $16 billion in real estate, loans and other investments
  • $5 billion in mortgage loans on farms, residential, and commercial property

Investing in Apartments/Multifamily
The industry has more than $2.6 billion currently invested in mortgage loans for apartment buildings and multifamily homes in Milwaukee, Madison, Oshkosh, Racine and more, helping more individuals and families call Wisconsin “home.”


Investing in Affordable Housing
Life insurers have purchased $62 million in bonds issued by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority. The authority’s mission is to stimulate the state's economy and improve the quality of life for Wisconsin residents by providing affordable housing and business financing programs.


Investing in Agriculture
Farmers in Shawano, Watertown, Waukesha and other rural areas of Wisconsin have received more than $283 million in agricultural mortgage loans. This financing helps new farmers obtain land and veteran farmers expand their operations.


Investing in Education
Life insurers have invested in recent years nearly $175 million in bonds issued by school districts and other education-based entities in Sun Prairie, Jefferson County, New Richmond, Racine and more. This financing helps build safer schools and ensure teachers and students have the latest technologies and are ready for the future.


Investing in Retail
With retail mortgage loans totaling $465 million that were provided to businesses in cities such as Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton and La Crosse, life insurers are helping fuel the state’s economy and provide jobs. More than 25 percent of jobs in Wisconsin are supported by the retail industry.


Investing in Industry
Life insurers have provided more than $757 million in industrial mortgage loans in the Badger State. That’s financing for businesses and jobs in Waukesha, Janesville, Wisconsin Rapids, Wausau and more.