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MetLife, Inc. (MET)

3/21/2006 Proxy Information

Helene L. Kaplan and Curtis H. Barnette, Directors of MetLife, are both Of Counsel to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (“Skadden”). Skadden performs legal services for MetLife and its affiliates, and MetLife provides insurance-related products and services to Skadden. Neither Mrs. Kaplan nor Mr. Barnette directly or indirectly provides legal services to MetLife or its subsidiaries or receives compensation from Skadden that is directly or indirectly related to fees that Skadden receives from MetLife or its subsidiaries. Neither has the right to vote on Skadden’s firm matters or participate in Skadden’s profits. Skadden is not a significant supplier to the Company because the fees it receives from MetLife total less than 2% of its revenues. The Board of Directors has affirmatively determined that Mrs. Kaplan and Mr. Barnette are Independent Directors who have no material relationship with the Company for purposes of the NYSE Standards.

3/21/2005 Proxy Information

Hugh B. Price, a Director of MetLife, is a Senior Advisor to DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US LLP, which performs legal services for MetLife and its affiliates. Mr. Price is considered an independent director under the SEC's rules relating to audit committee independence. Under those rules, limited partners, non-managing members and those occupying similar positions with no active role in providing professional services to the issuer are not deemed to be receiving compensation from the issuer directly or indirectly, unlike the partners and members of a firm that provides services to an issuer.

Helene L. Kaplan and Curtis H. Barnette, Directors of MetLife, are both Of Counsel to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP ("Skadden"). Skadden performs legal services for MetLife and its affiliates, and MetLife provides insurance-related products and services to Skadden. Neither Mrs. Kaplan nor Mr. Barnette directly or indirectly provides legal services to MetLife or its subsidiaries or receives compensation from Skadden that is directly or indirectly related to fees that Skadden receives from MetLife or its subsidiaries. Neither has the right to vote on firm matters or participate in the firm's profits. Skadden is not a significant supplier to the Company because the fees it receives from MetLife total less than 2% of its revenues.

Mr. Harry P. Kamen was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company from April 1993 until his retirement in July 1998 and held the additional title of President of Metropolitan Life from December 1995 to November 1997.

3/22/2004 Proxy Information

Helene L. Kaplan and Curtis H. Barnette, Directors of MetLife, are both Of Counsel to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP ("Skadden"). Skadden performs legal services for MetLife and its affiliates, and MetLife provides insurance-related products and services to Skadden. John C. Danforth, a Director of MetLife, is a partner of Bryan Cave LLP, which performs legal services for MetLife and its affiliates. Hugh B. Price, a Director of MetLife, is a Senior Advisor to Piper Rudnick LLP, which performs legal services for MetLife and its affiliates. Catherine R. Kinney, a Director of MetLife, is an executive officer and was, until December 2003, a Director of the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. on which securities of MetLife and certain of its affiliates are listed. The Board of Directors has affirmatively determined that none of the Non-Management Directors, including these Directors, has a material relationship with the Company for purposes of the Corporate Governance Standards of the New York Stock Exchange.

3/27/2003 Proxy Information

Helene L. Kaplan and Curtis H. Barnette, Directors of MetLife, are both Of Counsel to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, which performs legal services for MetLife and its affiliates. MetLife provides insurance-related products and services to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. John C. Danforth, a Director of MetLife, is a partner of Bryan Cave LLP, which performs legal services for MetLife and its affiliates. Catherine R. Kinney, a Director of MetLife, is a director and an executive officer of the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. on which securities of MetLife and certain of its affiliates are listed. John J. Phelan, Jr., a Director of MetLife, is a director of Merrill Lynch & Co. From time to time, certain Merrill Lynch & Co. affiliates provide investment banking, financial advisory and other related products and services to MetLife and its affiliates. During the year ended December 31, 2002, the Company and its foundation made contributions and other payments of $297,750 to the National Urban League, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation, of which Hugh B. Price, a Director of the Company, was president and chief executive officer. Mr. Price has announced that he will retire from his position with the National Urban League, Inc., effective April 11, 2003. Robert H. Benmosche, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of MetLife, is a director of Credit Suisse Group. From time to time, certain Credit Suisse Group affiliates provide investment banking, financial advisory and other related products and services to MetLife and its affiliates. MetLife provides insurance-related products and services and leases a substantial amount of office space to certain Credit Suisse Group affiliates.

No member of the Compensation Committee is or at any time has been an officer or employee of MetLife or any of its subsidiaries. James R. Houghton served as a member of the Compensation Committee for a portion of 2002. He stepped down from the Committee after he resumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of Corning Incorporated ("Corning") because an executive officer of MetLife was a director of Corning and a member of its compensation committee. That executive officer has retired from the Corning Board and its compensation committee. Otherwise, no executive officer of MetLife has served as a director or member of the compensation committee (or other committee serving an equivalent function) of any other entity, one of whose executive officers is or has been a Director of MetLife or a member of MetLife's Compensation Committee.

Mr. Clark served as Vice Chairman of MetLife, Inc. from September 1999 until June 2003, Chief Investment Officer from September 1999 until July 2003, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer from December 1995 to July 1998 and Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer from September 1992 to December 1995.