Wards 50Today, Ward Group announced that Farm Bureau Property & Casualty Insurance Company and Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company have been named to the 2017 Ward’s 50® group of top performing companies. Together, the companies go to market as Farm Bureau Financial Services. It is one of seven organizations with affiliated companies named to both the Property-Casualty Ward’s 50® and Life-Health Ward’s 50® lists this year.  

This marks the 18th time that Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company has been named to the Life-Health Ward’s 50® list and the third year in a row that Farm Bureau Property & Casualty Insurance Company has been honored to the Property-Casualty Ward’s 50® list. 

“We’re pleased that out of 3,000 insurance companies, our commitment to outstanding service and solid financial results continues to be recognized by the Ward Group,” said Chief Executive Officer James P. Brannen. “We focus on protecting the livelihoods and futures of the people in the communities we serve – and the results come naturally.” 

Annually, Ward Group analyzes nearly 3,000 property-casualty insurance companies and more than 700 life-health insurance companies in the United States and identifies the top performers in each segment. The Ward’s 50 are selected for achieving outstanding financial results in the areas of safety, consistency and performance over a five-year period.