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Company Details
Address: 343 Sansome Street
City: San Francisco
State: CA
ZIP Code: 94104
Phone Number: 415-591-8200
AM Best Rating: A+
URL where was collected the AM Best Rating: http://www.westcoastlife.com/default.asp?id=17
Lines of Insurance: life
States Licensed To Sell Insurance In: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY
Type of Insurance Company: Mutual
Parent Company: Protective Life Insurance Co.
Top executive Contact: Douglas K. Adam
Title of Top executive: President
Assets & Premiums:

S&P rating: AA (very strong)Moody’s rating: Aa3 (4th highest of 21)Fitch rating: AA- (very strong)(See listing for Protective Life for more financial information)

Company Rating 2 (7 reviews)

Company Overview:

Company History:

West Coast Life was founded in 1906 in San Francisco, just 16 days before the great earthquake and fire. Within two weeks, business had resumed, including an offer to the city for the first reconstruction loan to rebuild. By the end of 1906, West Coast Life reported over $1,000,000 of life insurance in force and over $225,000 in assets.

Principle Sales Methods:

Career and independent agents and brokers.

Life Annuity Business:

West Coast Life sells Term, Universal, and Survivor Life insurance, plus Index and Fixed Annuity plans.

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