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Iowa Commissioner of Insurance
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
Term limits:  None
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder

Nick Gerhart.jpg
Name:  Nick Gerhart
Assumed office:  February 1, 2013
Compensation:  $106,623
Other Iowa Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerAuditorSecretary of AgricultureDirector of EducationInsurance CommissionerNatural Resources DirectorLabor CommissionerUtilities Board
The Iowa Commissioner of Insurance is a state executive position in the Iowa state government.

The insurance commissioner oversees companies and individuals in the sale of insurance in Iowa and has general control over all aspects of their business, from the forms they use to the rates they charge. The Insurance Division also has statutory authority over many activities related to the sale of securities and other regulated products in the state.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Nick Gerhart.[2]


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The mission statement of the Iowa Insurance Division is as follows: "The Iowa Insurance Division shall protect consumers through consumer education and by effectively and efficiently providing a fair, flexible and positive regulatory environment."[1]


The Iowa Department of Insurance has five main divisions:[3]

  • Market Regulation Bureau
  • Company Regulation Bureau
  • Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)
  • Securities and Regulated Industries Bureau
  • Insurance Fraud Bureau


See also: Compensation of state executive officers


In 2012, the commissioner of insurance was paid an estimated $106,623. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Iowa Insurance Division
330 Maple St.
Des Moines, IA 50319-0065

Phone: 515-281-5705
Fax: 515-281-3059
Toll Free Consumer Line: 877-955-1212
Agent Licensing: 515-281-7757

See also

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