Retirement Plan
American Equity matches a portion of an employee’s deferral in our 401(K) retirement savings plan.
Community Involvement
American Equity supports many community programs, including Meals from the Heartland, Habitat for Humanity® and the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®.
Paid Time Off and Sick Leave
You need time with your family and we pay you for that.
Employee Events
We hold annual events such as a holiday party, golf outing and the Iowa State Fair Kickoff. We have lunch vendors every day of the week, company-wide outings and more!
Health Benefits
We offer our employees health, dental and vision insurance. Our bimonthly insurance premium is cheaper than a tank of gas!
Free Parking
No meters and security guard
monitored parking.
Twice yearly, we receive a cash bonus and a contribution to our ESOP – sharing in the company’s success!
Locally Headquartered in West Des Moines
All business processing and phones are answered in West Des Moines.
37 Hour Work Week
We work a standard 37 hour work week – our office closes at 1:00 p.m. on Fridays!
Our employees are valued and appreciated. We believe that a company is its people. At American Equity, you are not just a nameless face or a number; you are part of the family!

American Equity Contact Information
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 71216
Des Moines, IA 50325
Office Address
6000 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Main Office Number
(515) 221-0002
Toll Free Number
(888) 221-1234
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