Foreign Life Insurers, Foreign Fraternals and Accredited Reinsurers

Industry-Wide Letters and Surveys

The following Industry Letters and Surveys are available for all life insurance companies and fraternal benefit societies doing business in New York and all insurers holding a certificate from the Superintendent as being accredited for the reinsurance of life insurance, annuities, or accident and health insurance.

Actuarial Opinions and Memoranda

Documents Release Date Additional Formats
Special Considerations - Reserves 10/15/2021  
AOM and Risk Based Capital Checklist 12/31/2020 11/18/2020


Actuarial Opinion Requirements 12/31/2020 Reserves 11/18/2020  


These submissions should be sent via email to [email protected]

or mail to:

Ms. Amanda Fenwick
Assistant Chief Life Actuary, Life Bureau
New York State Department of Financial Services
One Commerce Plaza,
Albany, New York 12257


Documents Release Date Link(s)
Liquidity and Severe Mortality Inquiry - 12/31/2020 03/10/2021 Word
Tables and Top Ten   Excel

Liquidity and Severe Mortality Inquiry submission should be completed by the Insurer's Chief Financial Officer (or highest ranking financial officer) the “Trusted Source,”and submitted no later than May 1, 2021 via the DFS Secure Portal.



For additional information or if there are questions, please email Albany Life Bureau or call (518) 474-7929.

Topic Contact
Filing Requirements Matthew Ryan
AOMs Dwight Hazzard
Appointed Actuaries Dwight Hazzard
Formula Reserves Jacob Rulison
Liquidity Dwight Hazzard