METLIFE CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF ITS NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART INVESTMENTS HEADQUARTERS IN WHIPPANY, N.J.
New York, September 14, 2016
Today, MetLife officially celebrated the grand opening of its new global Investments headquarters, located in Whippany, N. J. The new headquarters honors the history and stability of MetLife while embracing the future with a diverse, dynamic and collaborative work environment.
“We are proud to have a new corporate home that offers endless possibilities for MetLife Investments – a business that has grown significantly in size, scope and scale and continues to grow,” said Steven J. Goulart, executive vice president and chief investment officer. “This move strengthens our commitment to delivering value to our customers, clients and partners.”
Key highlights of the new state-of-the-art facility include:
- More than 90 conference rooms, including open meeting spaces on each floor, dedicated rooms for focused work sessions, and a conference center with technologically advanced capabilities.
- Open-seating floors to foster employee interaction and spaces designed to accommodate a variety of work styles.
- “MetLife Clubs” on each floor, which expand the idea of a workplace pantry by incorporating a variety of collaboration areas for individual and group use.
- Enhanced dining options, including an on-site cafeteria and coffee bar.
- Healthy-living amenities, including a planned walking trail, fitness center, sit-stand desks, and treadmill desk stations.
MetLife is targeting the Platinum Level of certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) in Commercial Interiors. Building materials and furniture were selected to have a low impact on the environment by using regional materials, materials with recycled content, and certified wood.
MetLife Chairman and CEO Steven A. Kandarian and MetLife Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer Steven J. Goulart cut the ribbon with (left to right in back) New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno, Vision Real Estate Partners Founder and Managing Partner Sam Morreale and New Jersey Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey.
New Jersey Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey holds the Proclamation to commemorate the grand opening of MetLife’s new global Investments headquarters. She is joined by (left to right) Vision Real Estate Partners Founder and Managing Partner Sam Morreale, MetLife Chairman and CEO Steven A. Kandarian, MetLife Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer Steven J. Goulart, and New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno.
MetLife celebrates the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art global Investments headquarters in Whippany, N.J.
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (“MetLife”), is one of the largest life insurance companies in the world. Founded in 1868, MetLife is a global provider of life insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management. Serving approximately 100 million customers, MetLife has operations in nearly 50 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com.
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