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MetLife Financial Group of New York Named Crain's "Best Places to Work"

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

MetLife Financial Group of New York Named Crain's "Best Places to Work"10:11 EST Tuesday, January 08, 2013The #1 Financial Firm and #26 Overall in New York CityNEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ranked as the #1 financial firm and #26 overall, MetLife Financial Group of NY ( has been selected amongst Crain's New York Business' "2012 Best Places To Work in New York City."The boutique division of MetLife, which boasts a rare open architecture environment, was cited by the publication for having the "willingness to go beyond the pale for their employees.""This achievement by MetLife Financial Group of NY is a reflection of the high level of professionalism, respect, integrity, and real value that the firm delivers to their financial professionals and associates every day," said Felix Malitsky, Managing Director.  Since 2010, under the leadership of Malitsky, the financial group has experienced over 80% sales growth. MetLife credits the energized environment to an industry-leading commissions payout, strong marketing and top-notch organizational support on a local and national level, along with sales product flexibility.  The firm takes pride in a culture where employees "with the heart of a social worker and the mindset of a capitalist" get the support they need to exceed clients' expectations while meeting ambitious financial goals, said Malitsky.  About MetLife Financial Group of New York MetLife Financial Group of New York is a subsidiary of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs, serving 90 million customers in over 60 countries.  Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, MetLife holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit more information about MetLife Financial Group of New York and career opportunities, visit Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MLIC), New York, NY 10166. Securities products offered by MetLife Securities, Inc. (MSI) (member FINRA/SIPC), 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036. MLIC and MSI are MetLife companies. L1212297389[exp1213][CT,NJ,NY]SOURCE MetLife Financial Group of New YorkFor further information: Inna Shamis Lapin,, +1-973-610-7895; or Lindsey Leifken, +1-973-975-0534,