About Us


A History of Helping

Different products. Different places. Different people.
Same commitment to helping more families
around the world become financiaily secure,
self-reliant and prepared for the future.
It's part of our history.

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The Genworth story

Since writing our first policy in 1871 as The Life Insurance Company of Virginia, we've been committed to helping people effectively protect and achieve the comfort of financial security. Today, even in this challenging environment, Genworth is strategically focused and positioned to provide the stability, confidence and support our policyholders, customers and distributors can rely on now and in the future.

Solid foundation

Genworth, Inc. is a publicly traded global financial security company. We're recognized in Standards and Poor's 500 Index of Leading U.S. Companies and ranked in the Fortune 500.

Trusted solutions

Working with our distribution partners, we help people at key stages in their life through a wide-array of innovative products and financial services. From protecting and growing retirement income, to creating security through life and long term care insurance, to providing a safer, more secure path to homeownership, Genworth will be here to help provide financial security solutions.

Dedicated employees

We're proud of our worldwide employees who apply their diverse talents and dedication to make a positive difference in people's lives while helping to protect against life's uncertainties. They bring a special knowledge of what's important to help millions of people experience the joys and security of financial freedom. This same level of caring inspires their commitment to enhance the quality of life in the communities in which we live and work through a combination of volunteerism, community partnerships and charitable contributions. That's why we work hard to support our employees by fostering a motivating, challenging and dynamic environment.

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