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A better retirement experience

Through a singular focus on income replacement, the Empower experience is one that can take people on a successful journey to and through retirement. We offer market leadership and scale. As the second-largest retirement services provider in the U.S.1, we're fully committed to the retirement services industry, with expertise and diversification across all plan types, company sizes and market segments.

Bringing our focus to life

Empowering people means delivering personalized, meaningful retirement services that are easy to understand and accessible — no matter where you are — so you can take the next steps toward reaching your retirement goals.

Empowering employers starts by responding to your needs and exceeding your expectations with smart, innovative solutions that make life easier for you — regardless of the size of your plan or the type of plan you offer.

Empowering partners brings to life a shared vision in which clients enjoy success thanks to the commitment, the partnership and the value our partners are able to provide for their clients.

Our history

For 109+ years, we have been helping individuals, plan sponsors and financial professionals across the broad retirement services sector.

Our values

Our clients. Our people. Winning together. Our values distill the core beliefs about the kind of culture and company we are building together.


Recognition of our accomplishments is a reflection of how we are winning — together.

Community impact

We envision the communities where we live, work and play to be stronger, healthier and more vibrant through diversity and inclusion.


Our leadership team actively uses modern media channels to communicate industry insights and trends.

1 PLANSPONSOR magazine, June 2015

2 As of December 31, 2016. Information refers to all retirement business of Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company and its subsidiaries.

3 As of December 31, 2016. Information refers to the entire retirement business of Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company and its subsidiaries, including Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company of New York (GWL&A of NY). Of the total $476.1B, $9.6B represents AUA GWL&A of NY. AUA does not reflect the financial stability or strength of a company. As of 12/31/2016, Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company's assets total $60B and liabilities of $58B. As of the same date, GWL&A of NY's assets total $2.0B and liabilities of $1.9B.

4 PLANSPONSOR best-in-class survey, October 2015

5 As of December 31, 2016