New Hampshire Annuity

Established in 1851, the New Hampshire Insurance Department was the first insurance regulatory agency in the United States.  The mission of the Department is to ensure that existing statutes are enforced and that a safe and competitive market exists for both insurance companies and consumers.  The office is located at 21 South Fruit Street, Suite 14, Concord, NH 03301, and can be reached by calling (603) 271-2261.

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New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner

A past president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, Roger A. Sevigny supervises a staff of 81.  He currently serves as Chair of the Life Insurance Interstate Compact and of the Producer Licensing Task Force.  His primary jobs are to enforce the insurance laws that exist in the state of New Hampshire, to collect premium taxes and fees, and to regulate the insurance companies, agents and adjusters who do business within the state.  Commissioner Sevigny previously held the position of Assistant Commissioner of the New Hampshire Insurance Department.  Prior to joining the department, he worked for the Travelers Insurance Company for more than 30 years.  Commissioner Sevigny is a graduate of St. Anselm College and retired officer of the United States Army, having attained the rank of Colonel.

New Hampshire Annuity Resources

The New Hampshire Insurance Department offers consumers several downloadable guides to annuities and life insurance.  The guides cover the topics that all annuity investors should consider prior to making a purchase.  Of particular interest is information and alerts regarding equity-indexed and variable annuities in an environment of extreme volatility.  For more information about annuity resources in the state of New Hampshire, visit the Insurance Department website at

Capital: Concord
State Commissioner: Roger A. Sevigny
Insurance Hotline: (603) 271-2261
Annuity Guarantee Limit: $100,000
Links: Annuities and Life Insurance