OUR STORIES


Pioneering a Legacy
1868-1900

Vision and Promise
1901-1960

Innovating for the Future
1961-1996

Strength to Grow
1997-2018


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  • 2018 Marks 150 Years of Service for Pacific Life

    2018 Marks 150 Years of Service for Pacific Life

    We invite you to take a journey through our company's long history.

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  • Pioneering a Legacy

    Pioneering a Legacy

    Founded in California in 1868 with the backing of prominent community members, Pacific Life quickly rises to become a leading national insurance agency.

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  • Vision and Promise

    Vision and Promise

    When San Francisco was destroyed by earthquake and fire in April 1906, Pacific Mutual moved its home office to Los Angeles.

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  • Innovating for the Future

    Innovating for the Future

    Pacific Mutual continued to grow during the second half of the 20th century, adopting the latest technology and offering innovative solutions.

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  • Strength to Grow

    Strength to Grow

    Pacific Life rebrands itself as part of its transition to a mutual holding company. Pacific Life launches its first national TV advertising campaign and creates a new logo with the powerful and inspiring symbol of a humpback whale.

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We are proud to celebrate 150 years of service to our policyholders, helping hundreds of thousands of individuals and families with their financial needs. We remain committed to creating innovative products and services that stand the test of time, providing value and financial security for current and future generations.JAMES T. MORRIS, CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT AND CEO, PACIFIC LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY
 
 

Empowering Success for 150 Years


 
OUR EXPERTISE

Financial Protection
Income for Life
Retirement Income
Wealth Accumulation
Wealth Preservation

OUR MISSION

To provide financial security through products and services that stand the test of time.



OUR VISION

To be the company of choice for clients who seek asset protection and growth.



OUR CORE VALUES

People
Accountability
Customer Focus
Integrity
Financial Strength
Innovation
Community