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VALIC is a pioneer and leader in the industry in marketing and administering successful tax-favored retirement programs. 

VALIC celebrates 50 year relationship with Broward County Public Schools.  

VALIC celebrates 50 year relationship with The School District of Palm Beach County.  

VALIC introduces RetireFIT, an individually customized retirement readiness assessment tool for participants provided by Financial Soundings, an independent third party. 

VALIC is the first company in the nation to sell a Qualified Longevity Annuity Contract (QLAC). This new strategy can help employees set up retirement income and protect some assets from required minimum distributions (RMDs) well before they retire. 

IncomEdge®, a new deferred income annuity offered through employer retirement plans becomes available. 

VALIC celebrates 50th anniversary with Miami-Dade County Public Schools. 

Introduce IncomeLOCK® + 6 and IncomeLOCK + 8, guaranteed minimum withdrawal add-on benefits available with Portfolio Director and Equity Director. 

Receive six Best-in-Class Awards for participant services from PLANSPONSOR Magazine, in a nationwide survey of plan administrators for defined contribution plans of all asset levels. 

Receive seven Best-in-Class Awards for participant services from PLANSPONSOR Magazine, in a nationwide survey of plan administrators for defined contribution plans of all asset levels. 

Receive seven Best-in-Class Awards for participant services from PLANSPONSOR Magazine, in a nationwide survey of plan administrators for defined contribution plans of all asset levels. 
Receive seven Best-in-Class Awards for participant services from PLANSPONSOR Magazine, in a nationwide survey of plan administrators for defined contribution plans of all asset levels. 
Receive seven Best-in-Class Awards for participant services from PLANSPONSOR Magazine, in a nationwide survey of plan administrators for defined contribution plans of all asset levels. 

Introduce 403bUniversity.com, a complete online resource for plan sponsor use in every area of compliance. 

Introduce IncomeLOCK®, an add-on benefit available with Portfolio Director Fixed and Variable Annuity, that locks in market gains and locks out market downturns during the benefit’s first 10 years. 

Observe our 50th anniversary. 

Surpass $50 billion in assets. 

Reach $25 billion in assets.

Introduce Portfolio Director Fixed and Variable Annuity (Portfolio Director). 

Reach $15 billion in assets. 

Introduce an array of index fund options.

Introduce a series of annuitization options and full-service pension plan administration. 

Surpass $5 billion in assets. 

Assets exceed $1 billion. 

VALIC becomes the preferred provider for the American Association for School Administrators (AASA). 

American General Corporation acquires a majority interest in VALIC and moves the headquarters from Washington, D.C. to Houston. 

An American first, we enroll the first public school district (Dade County, FL) in a 403(b) retirement program. 

The Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company of America is formed in Washington, D.C.