General Re Life Corporation

General Re Life Corporation is an American multinational property/casualty and life/health reinsurance company that offers a range of reinsurance products and services. The company operates as a primarily direct reinsurer and is represented in all major reinsurance markets worldwide through a network of more than 40 offices. General Re Life Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. The company’s history began in 1921 as the General Casualty and Surety Reinsurance Corporation, before it took over the U.S. business of the Norwegian Globe Insurance Company of Christiania, Norway. In 1923, American investors acquired the company and changed the name to General Reinsurance Corporation. The company moved its headquarters from New York City to Greenwich, Connecticut in 1974, and then to Stamford, Connecticut in 1984. In 1998, General Re Corporation was acquired by Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Company Details
Founded 1921
Phone 203-328-5000
Address 120 Long Ridge Rd
Stamford, CT 6902
Insurance Types Annuity, Life
A.M. Best A++ (Superior)
BBB Rating