Approximately $17 million of the $261 million in total
compensation of these executives, or about 6.5%, was in actual salary.
The property/casualty insurance industry recorded a $110.4 billion (9.4%) increase in total
admitted assets during 2004.
So, the net increase in total
reserves in 2005 over 2004 (page 14, line 7) would be added to benefits paid, according to NAIC.
MetLife and Transamerica Occidental (No.7) were the only companies that held their top-10 positions from the previous year's rankings in total
The growth in annuity benefits paid may be due, in part, to the increase in total
net premiums collected.