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Biography PhotoJames M. Gerlach
Retired Executive, American Equity Investment Life Holding Company
Venice, FL

James M. Gerlach served as executive vice president of American Equity from 1997 until his retirement and as executive vice president and chief marketing officer of American Equity Life since 1996. Prior to joining American Equity, Mr. Gerlach served as executive vice president and secretary of American Life and Casualty and as executive vice president and treasurer of Vulcan Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of American Life and Casualty. He has been active in the insurance industry for over 35 years.

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 71216
Des Moines, IA 50325

Office Address
6000 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Main Office Number: (515) 221-0002
Toll Free Number: (888) 221-1234
Email: info@american-equity.com

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  • The American Council of Life Insurers
  • Indexed Annuity Insights
  • Insured Retirement Institute
  • National Association for Fixed Annuities
  • National Association of Insurance Commissioners
  • Standard & Poor’s