About Great American Life

Why Choose Great American Life?

As a leading provider of annuities, Great American Life Insurance Company is committed to helping people plan for a secure retirement. We offer a level of financial strength that our customers can count on. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of MassMutual, one of the largest life insurance companies in the U.S., founded in 1851.

Our simple promise

When it comes to planning for the future, we believe it pays to keep things simple. From the products we offer to the service we provide, we make things as easy as possible. Whenever you have a question, we're only a phone call away. It's part of our simple promise to you: superior service and annuities that are easier to understand.

Hundreds of thousands of individuals have entrusted a piece of their retirement to Great American Life. Since 2000, we have paid more than $9 billion in guaranteed income benefits to our valued contract owners, including more than $1 billion in 2020.*

*The guaranteed income benefit amount includes annuity benefit payments under immediate and deferred annuities, income benefit payments under guaranteed withdrawal benefit riders and contract withdrawals taken by owners after their rider benefit payments began.