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ManhattanLife Overview

Houston, TX
201 to 500 employees
1850
Company - Private
Insurance Carriers
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
A Partner You Can Count On

Our legacy began in 1850 with the formation of The Manhattan Life Insurance Company, an early pioneer in the life insurance industry. We issued the first ever group life insurance contract and issued one of the first life policies ... Read more

Mission: The ManhattanLife companies are committed to providing reliable, innovative, and cost-effective products, whether it’s reinsurance facilities for the life and health insurance industries or life and health products for the general public.

We hold ... Read more

Company Updates

  • At ManhattanLife, one of our main goals is to improve how we serve our communities' needs. Our exciting acquisition news is a testament to our commitment in meeting our goals as we continue to grow and develop our portfolio and offerings.

  • Raising our profile with radiant new brand: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMH1a

    ManhattanLife Celebrates 170th Anniversary with Rebrand

    HOUSTON--()--David Harris, CEO of ManhattanLife, announced today the launch of The Company's rebranding initiative, beginning with a new logo identity and tagline - "Standing by You. Since 1850." The insurance company offers a diverse and comprehensive portfolio of high-quality Individual Life & Health Insurance, Voluntary Benefits, Medicare Supplements and Annuities across the United States through its four charters - Manhattan Life, ManhattanLife Assurance, Family Life and Western United Life.

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ManhattanLife – Why Work With Us?


  • Innovation, stability, and responsive service characterize the core of our business.
  • We have a high ethical standard, and or mission is to continue growing.
  • We are a leader in our industry, continually developing our technology to create excellent experiences.
  • ManhattanLife values diversity, unique abilities, and experience.
  • Our culture respects and rewards individual contributions and teamwork.
  • Our people are the most important part of our success.
  • We motivate our employees to reach their full potential.
  • There is room to move up in the organization for motivated people.
  • Our company prefers to promote from within; the opportunities to our employees aer endless.
  • We have a great work environment and casual dress code.

Since 1850

Our legacy began on May 29, 1850 with the formation of The Manhattan Life Insurance Company. We made a name for ourselves early on, introducing incontestable clauses in life insurance contracts before any other company. We issued the first ever group life insurance contract and issued one of the first life policies to a woman. In 1894, the original Manhattan Life office building in New York City was the tallest building in the world.

Today

Our rich history has helped shape us into the company we are today – one of excellence and industry-leading innovation.

ManhattanLife is a group of four operating life and health insurance companies:

MANHATTANLIFE ASSURANCE
Formerly named Central United Life, ManhattanLife Assurance provides life insurance, group and individual health and accident benefits, and cancer insurance for today's policyholder.

FAMILY LIFE
Family Life Insurance Company is specialized in mortgage protection life insurance policies that fit the needs of today's families. They also provide of Medicare supplement insurance.

WESTERN UNITED LIFE
Western United Life has been marketing and distributing a competitive line of short to mid term fixed rate and immediate annuity products as well as Medicare supplement insurance.

MANHATTAN LIFE
The Manhattan Life Insurance Company offers Medicare supplement insurance, life & supplemental health insurance, and fixed rate annuities in the United States and Puerto Rico.

Combined, these four companies are licensed in all 50 states and Puerto Rico offering a wide range of life and health insurance products and fixed annuities through multiple distribution systems. Additionally, all four operating companies offer a range of reinsurance facilities. Since 1982, the companies have completed over 60 such reinsurance transactions. The companies maintain an A.M. Best rating of B+ (Secure).

Our Mission

The ManhattanLife companies are committed to providing reliable, innovative, and cost-effective products, whether it’s reinsurance facilities for the life and health insurance industries or life and health products for the general public.

We recognize the diverse needs of our clients and believe in meeting those needs with integrity and passion. We are continually developing our technology to improve our sales, underwriting, billing, and customer service processes in order to create excellent client experiences. Innovation, stability, and responsive service characterize the core of our business.

We hold ourselves to a high ethical standard, and our mission is to continue growing and serving our clients and the marketplace with quality service and products.

 

 

Take Your Career to the Next Level

ManhattanLife is a global insurance company serving customers around the world with a history dating back more than 150 years. Our success is a result of a focus on continual steady growth, personalized customer service and financial soundness.

Corporate Careers

At ManhattanLife, our people are the most important part of our success. Our corporate culture respects and rewards individual contributions and teamwork. We value diversity, unique abilities, and experience.

In each of our four companies, we seek individuals who want to use their talents and expertise to contribute to our continued growth and success while providing our customers with superb customer service, care and compassion. Fluency in both English and Spanish is a plus.

When available, we offer opportunities in Claims, Customer Service, Underwriting, Sales and Marketing, Legal and Compliance, Information Technology, Actuarial, Administration and more. So take the first step toward your new career and apply online or submit your resume to recruiting@manhattanlife.com.

To attract and retain talented employees, we offer excellent benefits and workplace amenities including:

  • Competitive salaries and bonuses
  • Medical and dental benefits - Fully paid major medical for the employee
  • 401k plan
  • Flexible schedules
  • Paid holidays, vacation and personal time
  • Wellness and health programs
  • Technical and job-specific training
  • Industry education
  • Leadership development and training
  • Business casual dress
  • Centrally located offices
  • Available free covered parking

A Partner You Can Count On

 
Our legacy began in 1850 with the formation of The Manhattan Life Insurance Company, an early pioneer in the life insurance industry. We issued the first ever group life insurance contract and issued one of the first life policies to a woman.

Our rich history has helped shape us into the company we are today – one of excellence and industry-leading innovation. We recognize the diverse needs of our clients and believe in meeting those needs with integrity and passion.


The Right Choice Then and Now

 
"When a company is growing, good things are happening... With competitive products and a strong and secure company to stand behind them, ManhattanLife is the right choice for policyholders and sales professionals."
- Todd Hayden, CMO
 

Helping You When It Matters


ManhattanLife has a comprehensive product portfolio which is customized to the requirements of the modern insurance industry for both Worksite (group) and individual sales. Our collection of voluntary products offers high quality benefits at affordable rates to employees, while offering employers plans to augment and enhance their company's benefits programs.

"Thank you for 17 years of working for a great company and great people. I admire your respect for your employees and generosity. Take care and much success and happiness."


"Mrs. Deltufo called to thank Shannon for doing such a good job with her account. She took the time to figure out what was going on and resolved the issue."


"Policyholder Phillip Stanton wanted to say that Chere was very patient, polite and efficient." 


"Ms. Mioduchowski, a policyholder wanted to take the time to say that she had an great customer service experience with Voniesa."


"Brad, the spouse of a policyholder, wanted to give a shout out to Cynthia. He called with a question that he thought would be a bunch of red tape answers and was pleasantly surprised that Cynthia got straight to the point and answered all of his questions. He just wanted to give her "a thumbs up" for her service today."


"Policyholder Brooks Doughtie stated that Alzina provided GREAT customer service. Alzina was very pleasant and efficient."


"Policyholder Fred Matthews wanted to say that Crystal was very pleasant and helpful. Great Customer service."


ManhattanLife Reviews

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    Pros

    Autonomy, Pay, Relaxed, Helpful, Direction

    Cons

    Outdated, Stressful, Demanding, Time sensitive

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up

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ManhattanLife Photos

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ManhattanLife Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at ManhattanLife.

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    I applied online, was emailed for an interview. Chose an interview time that worked for me and showed up on time however I had to fill out an application which took well over 20 minutes. Met with three people and they asked me standard interview questions. Very brief.

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ManhattanLife Awards & Accolades

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Pledges & Certifications

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

Pledge to Thrive

Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

First Job Programs

Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

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