Allianz Life Earns a Spot on the Top Minnesota Workplace List for 13th Consecutive Year

Star Tribune recognizes strong workplace culture and overall satisfaction based on employee surveys

MINNEAPOLIS – June 21, 2022 –Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) has been recognized as a Top Workplaces 2022  by the Star Tribune (Minneapolis). Allianz Life has now received the award for 13 consecutive years, since the inception of Top Workplaces.

The Top Workplaces listing uses employee surveys to recognize the best places to work in Minnesota. The Star Tribune’s Top Workplaces list of 200 companies is based on employee surveys measuring engagement, company culture, organizational health and overall satisfaction that are administered by third-party technology partner Energage, LLC. The analysis included responses from over 79,000 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations.

“What people expect from an employer has shifted dramatically over the past few years, and we’ve listened to what our employees want and need in order to continue making Allianz Life a great place to work for everyone,” said Jasmine Jirele, president and CEO, Allianz Life. “We know that balance matters now more than ever, so we make sure our employees have the time, resources and tools to prioritize their wellbeing so they can continue to be energized and engaged at work.”

Recently, the company has embraced hybrid and flexible work arrangements and enhanced other benefits like an onsite healthcare clinic and other campus amenities that can make employees lives easier. Allianz Life also provides employees with unique and consistent reward and recognition programs, comprehensive learning and development programs, a strong focus on diversity, equity and inclusion and numerous community giving and volunteering opportunities.

Allianz Life was also recognized as one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For and World’s Most Ethical Companies this year. Allianz Life is a leading provider of retirement solutions and employs more than 2,000 people locally. The company headquarters is in Golden Valley.

About the Top Workplace Award

The rankings in the Star Tribune Top 200 Workplaces are based on survey information collected by Energage, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention. To qualify for the Star Tribune Top Workplaces, a company must have more than 50 employees in Minnesota. Over 4,000 companies were invited to participate. Rankings were composite scores calculated purely on the basis of employee responses.

About Energage

Energage is a purpose-driven company that helps organizations turn employee feedback into useful business intelligence and credible employer recognition through Top Workplaces. Built on 14 years of culture research and the results from 23 million employees surveyed across more than 70,000 organizations, Energage delivers the most accurate competitive benchmark available. With access to a unique combination of patented analytic tools and expert guidance, Energage customers lead the competition with an engaged workforce and an opportunity to gain recognition for their people-first approach to culture. For more information or to nominate your organization, visit or

About Allianz Company Profile

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of the Ethisphere World’s Most Ethical Companies®, has been trusted since 1896 to help millions of Americans prepare for financial uncertainties and retirement with a variety of innovative risk management solutions. In 2023, Allianz Life provided additional value to its policyholders via distributions of more than $13.73 billion. Allianz Life is a leading provider of fixed index annuities, registered index-linked annuities, and fixed index universal life insurance. Additionally, Allianz Investment Management LLC (AllianzIM), a registered investment adviser and wholly owned subsidiary of Allianz Life, offers a suite of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Allianz Life and AllianzIM are part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry with approximately 157,000 employees in more than 70 countries. Allianz Life is a proud sponsor of Allianz Field® in St. Paul, Minnesota, home of Major League Soccer’s Minnesota United.