- Life Insurance
History of Unity
Unity founded in Syracuse, New York and organized as a fraternal
benefit society named "Imperial Order Tycoons."
Imperial Order Tycoons changes its name to the Unity Insurance
Society. Assets are $2,168; insurance in force is $154,682.
Unity Insurance Society changes its name to the Unity Protective
The Unity Protective Insurance Association becomes the Unity
Life and Accident Association. The Company celebrates its
Unity's first merger, with the Bavarian National Association,
increases the Company's territory from one to seven states
and brings assets to $750,000.
Unity's second and third mergers, with Fireside Mutual Aid
Association, New Jersey, and the Order of German Americans,
New York City, result in assets topping the $1 million mark.
The Company changes its plan of operation from an association
to that of a mutual life insurance company. A new charter
is issued to the Unity Mutual Life Insurance Company of New
Unity merges with Guarantee Mutual Life Insurance Company,
Pleasantville, New Jersey.
Unity forms a wholly-owned subsidiary, Univest Clinton, to
become a partner in Congress Asset Management Company, a Boston-based
asset management firm.
Unity merges with Empire State Mutual Life Insurance Company,
Jamestown, New York.
Unity acquires controlling interest in Windsor Life Insurance
Company of America, New York City. Unity merges with Volunteer
Firemen's Mutual Life Insurance Company, Spring Valley, New
Windsor Life changes its name to Empire State Life Insurance
Company. Unity plays an integral part in the successful lobbying
for the passage of the demutualization law in New York State.
Unity merges with Progressive Life Insurance Company, Red
Bank, New Jersey.
Unity moves to new Corporate Headquarters at One Unity Plaza
at Franklin Square, Syracuse, New York 13250-5000.
Unity Celebrates its 90th Anniversary. Unity merges with Eastern
Mutual Life Insurance Company, Clifton, New Jersey. Unity
acquires Germantown Life Insurance Company, Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania. Unity merges with its subsidiary Empire State
Life Insurance Company.
Unity is licensed in North Carolina and becomes one of the
elite 1% of life insurance companies that are both domiciled
in New York and licensed to do business in all 50 states.
Unity acquires blocks of annuity and life insurance business
from Consumers United Insurance Company of Washington, DC.
Unity challenges all other insurance companies in the U.S.
and Canada to beat its high percentage of employees who have
achieved the designation of Fellow, Life Management Institute
(FLMI) and wins hands-down. Unity proudly has the highest
percentage of FLMIs of any life insurance company in the U.S.
and in Canada.
Unity acquires Confidential Planning Corporation (CPC)
of Hartsdale, New York. CPC is a financial services agency
serving over 20,000 households throughout New York, Connecticut,
New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
Unity Life - Products
as qualified and non-qualified
Premium Deferred Annuity (SPDA)
Premium Deferred Annuity (FPRA)
face amount of $10,000
Whole Life (available without a medical exam and without
Paid Up at 65
Life (Horizon 2000)
Life (OL 88) *
only available in states where Millennium Whole Life is not
Increasing Whole Life (at age 21, the face value per unit
multiplies by 5 with no change in premium)
of products varies by state. For product questions, call 800.836.7100.