Prudential Financial Headquarters Office Address
Prudential Financial, Inc.
751 Broad Street
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Contacts of Prudential Financial
Prudential Financial Executives
Founder: John F. Dryden
CEO: John Robert Strangfeld
CFO: Robert Michael Falzon
COO: Edward P. Baird
Prudential Financial History
Started in Newark, New Jersey in 1875, Prudential Financial was originally called The Widows and Orphans Friendly Society and then the Prudential Friendly Society and was founded by John F. Dryden, who later became a U.S. Senator. It sold one product in the beginning, burial insurance. Dryden was president of Prudential until 1912. He was succeeded by his son Forrest F. Dryden, who was the president until 1922.
Principal products and services provided include life insurance, annuities, mutual funds, pension- and retirement-related investments, administration and asset management, securities brokerage services, and commercial and residential real estate in many states of the U.S. It provides these products and services to individual and institutional customers through distribution networks in the financial services industry.
Prudential has evolved from a mutual insurance company (owned by its policyholders) to a joint stock company (as it was prior to 1915. It is now traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PRU. The Prudential Stock was issued and started trading on the New York Stock Exchange on December 13, 2001. On October 16, 2007 the Fox Business Channel picked Prudential as part of its Fox50 Index.