American Equity

American Equity

West Des Moines, IA

Founded in 1995

American Equity is a retirement income provider specializing in fixed index annuities that are designed to protect principal and guarantee income. We’re an American-owned and operated company headquartered in the Midwest, where we help fund more than half a million retirements nationwide.


Our commitment to product integrity and excellent customer service helped establish us as a leading issuer of fixed index annuities. “The One Who Works for You®” serves as more than a company tagline, it is our business philosophy. We were founded on a people-first culture, where excellent service is paramount and you can expect personal, courteous and timely solutions from our team members.