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Arizona Annuity Information

Alaska Department of Insurance

Annuity regulation in Arizona is overseen by the The Arizona Department of Insurance. With it's offices in Phoenix, it's mission is 'to faithfully execute the state insurance laws in a manner that protects insurance consumers and encourages economic development'.
Interim Director Leslie R. Hess Leslie Hess has worked in the insurance and financial services industry for over 25 years.  She recently served as the director of compliance and corporate secretary for Oxford Life Insurance Company and its subsidiaries.  Hess has both private and public sector experience having previously spent 11 years at the Arizona Department of Insurance.  Hess also spent two years at the Arizona Legislature at Legislative Council and she worked in the securities division at the Arizona Corporation Commission for 7 years.   Early in her career, Hess worked as an attorney for both Merrill Lynch and Bear Stearns in NYC.

Hess has a Juris Doctor from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.  She has lived in Arizona since 1991.  Hess was a founding member of the Cactus Wren Chapter of the National Charity League.   Hess is married with one daughter and two dogs.

Arizona Annuity Resources:

The Arizona Department of Insurance is committed to educating and protecting the states consumers in regards to insurance, money matters and real estate transactions. To help you understand the basics of life insurance and, hopefully, avoid some of the common pitfalls, the department has setup an online guide and hotline. If you have any questions, are interested in finding out more information, or if you would like to file a complaint, you can contact the Arizona Department of Insurance consumer hotline at: (602) 912-8400. The Departments website can be found at http://www.id.state.az.us/

Capital: Phoenix
State Commissioner: Leslie R. Hess
Insurance Hotline: (602) 912-8400
Annuity Guarantee Limit: $100,000
Website: http://www.id.state.az.us/
Links: Annuities for Seniors

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