Monitor Life Insurance Company of New York began in 1972 in Utica, New York. For the first 33 years Monitor Life marketed group term life and individual life products in New York and later in other states. On January 1, 2011, Monitor Life became a wholly subsidiary of AmFirst Insurance Company located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (As shown in this organizational chart. Visit www.amfirstinsco.com for more information on AmFirst Insurance Co.). At that time, Monitor Life began to sell supplemental medical and dental products in addition to its group term life products. The individual life product sales ceased several years earlier.
On May 23, 2016, Monitor Life was upgraded from "B++" to "A-" (Excellent) by A.M. Best. The "A-" rating was affirmed again in June, 2017.
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