Joseph Pollaro

Joseph Pollaro

Chief Operating Officer

Joseph Pollaro serves as chief operating officer for MetLife Investment Management (MIM). In this role, he is responsible for investor services, new product development, operations, finance, and all shared services including legal, compliance, technology, human resources and risk management.

Pollaro also serves as head of Global Investments Operations. In this role, he is responsible for trade support for general account investing activities, delivering all aspects of operational support for the derivatives portfolio and serving as the data governance steward providing required reporting needs. The group also coordinates large-scale global programs and work-flow redesign activities, oversees the performance of external vendor relationships and manages budgets and efficiency programs for MIM.

Pollaro is a highly qualified senior executive with more than 25 years of experience leading large-scale operations functions within the investment management, insurance and retail brokerage businesses across a broad range of financial products. Prior to joining MetLife, Pollaro was a managing director at Morgan Stanley, serving in a number of senior assignments spanning global operations, global client and portfolio servicing, customer call centers, operational risk, and service provider management. In addition to his functional experience, he also led a number of significant infrastructure initiatives including trading and record-keeping platform upgrades. Prior to that, Pollaro was at Prudential Financial serving in a variety of senior roles across the insurance, annuity and fund servicing businesses.

Pollaro received his undergraduate degree in business management from Saint Peter’s University. He is a member of a number of financial services industry organizations including the Investment Company Institute and the National Investment Service Company Association.