Resolution J369-2013

Honoring Nicholas D. Latrenta upon the occasion of his retirement after many years of distinguished service to MetLife, Inc.

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  • Feb 5, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Feb 5, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Feb 1, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring Nicholas D. Latrenta upon the occasion
of his retirement after many years of distinguished service to  MetLife,
Inc., and the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

WHEREAS,  This  Legislative  Body seeks to acknowledge those individuals
whose professional lives and civic endeavors serve to enhance the  stat-
ure of the State of New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body  is  justly  proud  to  honor
Nicholas  D.  Latrenta  upon  the  occasion of his retirement after many
years of distinguished service to MetLife, Inc.,  and  the  Metropolitan
Life Insurance Company; and
  WHEREAS,  For  the past 43 years, Nicholas D. Latrenta rendered faith-
ful, conscientious and valuable service to MetLife, Inc., and the Metro-
politan Life Insurance Company; and
  WHEREAS, Nicholas D. Latrenta has been dedicated to the law,  business
and  the people of the State of New York and has achieved great personal
and professional success; and
  WHEREAS, During his more than four decades  of  service,  Nicholas  D.
Latrenta  brought  tremendous  skill  and  insight to the success of the
institution and for the betterment of New York and its consumers; and
  WHEREAS, As executive vice-president and general counsel  of  MetLife,
Inc.,  and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Nicholas D. Latrenta was
responsible for leading the company's global legal operations,  oversee-
ing  the  corporate  secretary's  office, internal audit, government and
industry relations department and the corporate  ethics  and  compliance
group; and
  WHEREAS,  This  illustrious leader advised the MetLife board of direc-
tors and management on corporate governance and business operations;  he
is  also  a  member of the board of directors of American Life Insurance
Company; and
  WHEREAS, Nicholas  D.  Latrenta  has  held  various  positions  within
MetLife  prior  to becoming general counsel, playing a vital role in the
success of MetLife as one of New York's leading  companies  as  well  as
overseeing international operations for insurance operations in 11 coun-
tries outside of the United States; and
  WHEREAS,  A  leader  in  New  York's  insurance  industry, Nicholas D.
Latrenta served as a member of the board of directors of the Life Insur-
ance Company Guaranty Corporation of New York; in this capacity, he  led
the  industry's efforts to put together a liquidation plan for Executive
Life Insurance Company of New York  that  best  resolves  its  remaining
obligations; and
  WHEREAS, A dedicated member of his community, Nicholas D. Latrenta has
been  a  longtime  supporter  of education at his alma mater law school,
Seton Hall, and Veterans of Foreign Wars, as well as  numerous  disabled
veterans  organizations  and  various  disaster relief activities of his
church; and
  WHEREAS, In his official acts, Nicholas D. Latrenta was governed by  a
keen  sense  of duty and always showed a unique grasp of human problems,
earning the admiration, esteem and affection  of  his  colleagues;  now,
therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Nicholas D. Latrenta upon the occasion  of  his  retirement  after
many  years of distinguished service to MetLife, Inc., and the Metropol-
itan Life Insurance Company; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Nicholas D. Latrenta.

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