Group Insurance Overview

Group benefits overview

For more than 110 years, Lincoln has listened, learned and grown to meet our customers’ evolving needs.  What began in a small office in Ft. Wayne, IN, is now an industry leader, helping millions of Americans build their financial security and protection.

Flexible products to meet your employees’ needs

Smart group benefit choices make it easier for your company to attract and retain talented employees, and help your employees plan for and protect their financial future. Lincoln helps both you and your employees make the right choices by delivering flexible products, services and solutions that meet your business objectives and your employees’ needs and priorities.

How we rank

As a measure of our success, we’re consistently ranked highly in a variety of financial categories:


Fortune 500 list

Term life



#233 based on revenue
#24 based on assets1
#7 for group life, as measured by new
contracts sold2
#4 for group
disability, as
measured by new
contracts sold2
#6 in group benefit voluntary sales2

Who we serve

  • More than 134,000 policies sold across all products
  • 14.7 million employees insured3
  • 2.1 billion total in-force premium3
  • 24% of our book of business is groups over 1,000 lives3

While numbers matter, the people they represent matter more.  Lincoln group benefits have helped our customers secure their income, protect themselves and their loved ones and prepare for the unexpected. In 2014 alone:

  • 20,446 women enjoyed maternity leaves with their new babies4
  • 3,311 people with disabilities returned to work4
  • 14,506 beneficiaries received financial support after the loss of a loved one4
  • 8,412 people’s smiles were enhanced by braces4

1Based on median three-year cash flow return on investment (ROI), 2014 sales growth, and adjusted for divestitures
2LIMRA — 2014 YTD Sales Report
32014 year-end sales results, based on premium sold
42014 claims