Met Life Inc. deals in insurance, employee benefit programs, and annuities, and it is the holding company for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Founded in the year 1868, the company has its headquarters in New York City. In the year 2000, the company became a public company. With the help of its affiliates and subsidiaries, this company holds a higher rank not only in U.S., but also in many other countries. It mainly offers insurance products, like life insurance, dental insurance, annuities, disability products, home, and auto insurance as well. Other products offered by the company include critical illness insurance, retirement planning, and financial planning services.