Garden State Life Insurance Company

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Garden State Life Insurance Company
Wholly Owned Subsidiary of American National Insurance Company
Industry Finance and Insurance
Founded 1956
Headquarters League City, Texas, US
Key people
Scott Luchesi, President & CEO
Products Financial Services
Number of employees

Garden State Life Insurance Company is a small direct life insurance company located in League City, Texas. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Galveston, Texas based American National Insurance Company.

The company celebrated its 50-year anniversary in 2006, but has not been located in New Jersey, nicknamed the garden state, in many years. The company was previously a subsidiary of GEICO but was bought by American National in the early 1990s and moved from Maryland to Texas.

Garden State Life has made a name for itself over the years by featuring personalities Barry Van Dyke (son of Dick Van Dyke), Mickey Rooney and his wife Jan, and most recently Meredith Baxter in its television commercials. It has also been featured in the United States Postal Service change of address packet since 1998.