Holmdel, NJ, April 20, 2018 -- The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), one of the nation’s largest mutual life insurers and a leading provider of employee benefits, announced the opening of its new technology hub at Bell Works. An office opening ceremony was held yesterday with federal and local government officials, company executives and employees.
Over 300 Guardian employees have relocated to 90,000 square feet of space in the glass-enclosed complex redeveloped by Somerset Development LLC. Guardian's space within Bell Works provides employees with open and bright workplace elements as well as facilities to innovate and collaborate. The new office space features audio/visual-enabled huddle spaces; conference rooms, equipped with video teleconferencing capabilities; new space reservation system to allow for shared workspaces; a Tech bar; a grab-and-go lounge and pantries on every floor.
In addition, employees have access to the following Bell Works amenities: conference center and auditorium; public pedestrian esplanade, lined with shops, cafes, restaurants, cultural exhibits; fitness facility, public library and an outdoor “green” roof deck.
In addition to the Bell Works location, Guardian also has campuses in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; Appleton, Wisconsin; Pittsfield, Massachusetts; and Spokane, Washington. Guardian is headquartered in New York City.
The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian) is one of the largest mutual life insurers, with $8.0 billion in capital and $1.6 billion in operating income (before taxes and dividends to policyholders) in 2017. Founded in 1860, the company has paid dividends to policyholders every year since 1868. Its offerings range from life insurance, disability income insurance, annuities, and investments to dental and vision insurance and employee benefits. The company has approximately 9,000 employees and a network of over 2,750 financial representatives in 55 agencies nationwide. For more information about Guardian, please follow Guardian on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.