District of Columbia Annuity

The District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking is part of the Government of the District. It is responsible for regulating financial services businesses that conduct business within the District by overseeing banking, insurance and securities laws and rules. The mission of the department is to protect residents of the District of Columbia from fraud and abuse. It also works to ensure a strong business environment. The department is located at 810 First Street, NE, Suite 701, Washington, DC 20002. The phone number is (202) 727-8000.

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District of Columbia Insurance Commissioner

Mayor Vincent C. Gray appointed William (Bill) P. White as the Commissioner of the District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking on February 4, 2011. Commissioner White has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors. He has held high-level positions with industry-leading companies and regulatory agencies. Commissioner White is a specialist at developing alternative risk transfer (ART) transactions.  He holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from New York University. A resident of New Jersey, Commissioner White will be moving to the District to assume his appointment.

District of Columbia Annuity Resources

One way the District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking protects consumers is by making sure that the companies and individuals selling insurance and annuity products within the District are properly licensed and qualified to promote the products they are selling. The Department's website at http://www.disb.dc.gov contains information about regulatory areas and functions for the insurance industry. While the site does not contain a specific "annuity" category, it does contain information about the financial reports and market regulations exams that insurance companies must provide.

Capital: D.C.
State Commissioner: Bill P.White
Insurance Hotline: (202) 727-8000
Annuity Guarantee Limit: $300,000
Website: http://www.disb.dc.gov/
Links: Consumer Information