AM Best Grade: A (Excellent) 4.5 stars

Company Info: 

Address: 230 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10169

Phone: 877-886-5050

Website: www.voya.com

Also known as: Relistar Life Insurance Company, Relistar Life Insurance Company of New York, Voya Insurance and Annuity Co.

Voya Financial began as ING, Inc. which was the U.S operating subsidiary of INC Group. INC, Inc. spun off in 2013 and was able to gain financial backing by an Initial Public Offering. The company can trace it’s roots back to the 1970’s but in 2014 ING, Inc. rebranded itself as Voya Financial. The name “Voya” was coined from the word “Voyage,” which reflects momentum and optimism.

Voya Financial was ranked number 268 on Fortune’s 500 list in 2015. They currently have 6,500 employees and 13 million customers in the United States. Voya Financial reported $11 Billion dollars in revenue in 2014 and was named a “World’s Most Ethical Companies,” by Ethisphere Institute in 2015.

By Cliff Pendell,  August, 2015