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Guardian Subsidiaries


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Guardian owns several independent subsidiaries. Among the largest and most visible are The Guardian Insurance & Annuity Company, Inc.; Berkshire Life Insurance Company of America; Park Avenue Securities LLC; and RS Investment Management Co. LLC. Each of these subsidiaries:

  • Is a financially strong organization that functions as a separate, independent entity.
  • Shares the same well thought-out management style that has made Guardian successful.
  • Is highly regulated and licensed to do business in all 50 states.

The Guardian Insurance & Annuity Company, Inc. (GIAC) issues variable insurance contracts such as variable annuities and variable life insurance; fixed annuities; and 401(k) funding vehicle products.

Berkshire Life Insurance Company of America (Berkshire) is one of the leading providers of non-cancellable individual disability income insurance in the United States.

Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS) is Guardian’s full-service, retail broker-dealer.

RS Investment Management Co. LLC (RS Investments) offers separately managed accounts and mutual funds managed by distinct investment teams focused on value, core growth, natural resource equities, and sub-advised international and fixed income strategies through the RS family of funds.

Reed Group, Ltd. is a recognized leader in helping organizations reduce the cost, compliance risk and complexity of employee absence.