Elisabeth Bedore serves as the chief compliance officer of MetLife’s SEC-registered investment adviser MetLife Investment Management, LLC as well as the MetLife FINRA-regulated broker dealers, MetLife Investments Securities, LLC and MetLife Investors Distribution Company. She also leads MetLife investments department's corporate ethics and compliance unit (Investments CEC). She has overall responsibility for the MetLife investments department compliance risk management program, including its regulated institutional investment advisers in the U.S., Canada, London, Hong Kong, and Japan.
Bedore joined MetLife in 2004 and has been part of the corporate ethics and compliance (CEC) unit serving in various capacities from that time. Her first role within CEC was in the regulatory compliance group developing regulatory compliance programs for the MetLife separate accounts, MetLife affiliated broker dealers, and MetLife investments department. In 2005 she focused her attention on the Investments compliance program and has been leading the development and enhancement of the compliance risk management program for that unit ever since. Prior to joining MetLife, Bedore worked at Tannenbaum, Helprin, Syracuse, and Hirschtritt, a boutique New York Law Firm that has a large hedge fund practice. Bedore was responsible for setting up compliance programs for newly SEC-registered hedge fund managers. Prior to that role, Bedore worked as a regulatory officer for the New Jersey Bureau of Securities advising state registered brokers, advisers, and securities issuers on state regulatory requirements.
Bedore received a Bachelor of Arts in East Asian languages and literature and a Bachelor of Science in finance from the University of Florida and a Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law.