The Virginia Bureau of Insurance licenses, regulates, investigates and examines insurance companies, agencies and agents on behalf of the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Virginia Bureau of Insurance has a mission to: "ensure that citizens of the Commonwealth are provided with access to adequate and reliable insurance protection; that the insurance companies selling policies are financially sound to support payment of claims; that the agents selling company policies are qualified and conduct their business according to statutory and regulatory requirements, as well as acceptable standards of conduct; and that the insurance policies are of high quality, are understandable and are fairly priced."
Virginia Insurance Commissioner
Commissioner Alfred W. Gross is the current Commissioner of the Virginia Bureau of Insurance. After having served as acting commissioner from late 1989 to mid 1996 he was finally appointed Commissioner of Insurance effective Aug. 1, 1996. In addition to is role as commissioner, Gross also serves as Deputy Receiver for the Virginia State Corporation Commission on several receiverships. Prior to his career, Gross attended Loyola University where he received a bachelor of arts degree, Magna Cum Laude. On top of that he also received an M.A. and Ph.D. in Language and Literature from the University of Kansas; and a M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance and Accounting from the University of Richmond.
Virginia Annuity Resources
The Bureau of Insurance is located right in the heart of Virginia in Richmond where they are responsible for licensing, regulating, investigating and examining insurance companies, agencies and agents on behalf of the citizens and residents of Virginia. The Virginia Bureau of Insurance is also responsible for investigating and examining title insurance settlement agents and agencies to make sure they are in compliance with the Consumer Real Estate Settlement Protection Act. If your interested in findingout more about specific products, or you have any consumer questions, or if you would like to file a complaint, feel free to call the Virginia Bureau of Insurance consumer hotline at: (804) 371-9741. Any additional information needed can also be found at their website here.
|State Commissioner:||Alfred W. Gross|
|Insurance Hotline:||(804) 371-9741|
|Annuity Guarantee Limit:||$100,000|
|Links:||Insurance and Annuity Guides|