American Financial Group (AFG) is a holding company based in Cincinnati, Ohio. AFG’s insurance unit operates as the Great American Insurance Company, specializing in property and casualty insurance and in the sale of traditional fixed and fixed-indexed annuities. Other AFG subsidiaries and affiliates include Great American Financial Resources, American Custom, Mid Continent, and National Interstate.
American Financial Group, along with its subsidiaries, provides insurance products such as workers’ compensation, ocean and inland marine, professional liability, specialty casualty, vehicle, and agricultural insurance. The company also offers annuities to individual, bank, and education markets. These products are distributed through employee agents as well as insurance agents and brokers.
AFG’s origins begin in 1872 with the founding of Great American Insurance Company in New York, New York. The company relocated its headquarters to Cincinnati in 1974. The company has since expanded its operations throughout the United States and internationally. American Financial Group is now a Fortune 500 company with approximately 6,100 employees total.
AFG is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol NYSE: AFG. Job opportunities at American Financial Group are available in numerous finance and insurance-related fields. Careers in Marketing, Sales, Engineering, Information Technology, and Customer Support are also offered. College students and recent graduates are invited to apply for internships, entry-level positions, and trainee programs.