Israel Grafstein

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Israel Grafstein

Chief Compliance Officer

Israel Grafstein serves as the chief compliance officer of MetLife Investment Management, LLC (MIM), MetLife’s SEC-registered investment adviser, and manages the compliance team for the Affiliated Insurance Companies group (AIC) as well as the MetLife FINRA-regulated broker dealers, MetLife Investments Securities, LLC and MetLife Investors Distribution Company. He also leads the MetLife Investments Department's Corporate Ethics and Compliance unit (Investments CEC). He 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. 

Israel joined MIM in March 2021.  Prior to joining MIM, Israel worked at JPMorgan Chase, where he was the global legal head of Managed Investments for the asset and wealth management business.  Previously, he was a senior compliance executive, where he led compliance for the global multi-asset solutions and insurance group, investing in equities, private funds, real estate and fixed income.  He has also held senior legal and compliance positions with several other asset management firms, including New York Life, Morgan Stanley, and Citigroup.

Israel received his law degree from Brooklyn Law School and an MBA from Baruch College.