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Our Strength

Our Strength

A Fortune 1000© Insurer

The Knights of Columbus is one of the largest life insurers in North America, and the largest Catholic life insurer in the world*.

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More than $121 Billion of Life Insurance in Force

Insurance in force is a calculation of the total amount of money owed to policy holders. Put differently, $116 billion of life insurance in force means that the Knights of Columbus has a $116 billion promise to members and their families.


More than $27 Billion of Assets

The Knights of Columbus manages $26.9 billion of assets from their international headquarters in New Haven, Conn.

The Knights of Columbus manages its assets in an ethical and responsible way. The Knights does not invest in companies that deal in: abortions, contraception, human cloning, embryonic stem cell research, for-profit health care that pays for any of the aforementioned, and pornography.


$875 Million to Members

In 2021, the Knights of Columbus distributed more than $875 million to members and their beneficiaries in benefits, claims, maturities, annuities and dividends.


2 Million Active Contracts in Force

The Knights of Columbus has more than 2 million active contracts in force. That means that hundreds of thousands of brother Knights have elected to help protect their families and their futures with the Knights of Columbus.


20 Consecutive Years of Growth

Despite a rough economic climate, the Knights of Columbus has experienced consecutive years of inforce life insurance growth.


46 Years

For 46 consecutive years, the Knights of Columbus has earned superior ratings for financial strength from A.M. Best**


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*Ranked according to assets by Best’s Statistical Study
**As of December 2021, rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best