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Filing a Beneficiary Claim
 
At American Equity, we understand the hardship of losing a loved one.  One of the most important aspects of our work is to extend a helping hand to the friends and family members of contract owners who have passed.
 
Please allow an Annuity Claims representative to assist you when filing a beneficiary claim.
 
Contact Our Annuity Claims Department 
 

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday 8:00am to 4:45pm Central Time
Friday 8:00am to 1:00pm Central Time

 

Phone:  877-542-8847

Fax:  515-457-1837

Mailing Address:
AMERICAN EQUITY
ATTN:  ANNUITY CLAIMS
PO BOX 71216
DES MOINES, IA 50325
Email:  claims@american-equity.com
 
Information Needed to Report a Claim
 
When calling to report the death of an American Equity contract owner, please be prepared to provide the following information:
 
  • Full Name of the Deceased
  • Annuity Contract Number(s)
  • Date of Death