Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, CV Starr & Company, Inc.
Chairman, The Starr Foundation
M. R. Greenberg retired as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of American International Group, Inc. (AIG) in March 2005, after serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from May 1989 until March 2005. Mr. Greenberg joined C. V. Starr and Company as Vice President in 1960 and was given the additional responsibilities of President of American Home Assurance Company in 1962. He became President and Chief Executive Officer of AIG in 1967. He was elected Director of C. V. Starr and Company in 1965, President and CEO in 1968 and Chairman and CEO in 2005.
Mr. Greenberg served in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II and in the Korean conflict, rising to the rank of Captain. He is a recipient of the Bronze Star. He received his pre-law certificate from the University of Miami and an LL.B. from New York Law School in 1950. He was admitted to the New York Bar in 1953. He has been granted honorary degrees from a number of institutions, including New York Law School, Brown University and Middlebury College.
Mr. Greenberg is former Chairman of the Asia Society. He is the founding Chairman of the U.S.-Philippine Business Committee and Vice Chairman of the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council. Mr. Greenberg is Honorary Vice Chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations, Chairman of the U.S.-Korea Business Council, and a member of both the U.S.-China Business Council and The Business Roundtable. Mr. Greenberg served on the Board of Directors of the New York Stock Exchange and the President's Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. He is the past Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Mr. Greenberg is Chairman Emeritus of New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the New York-Presbyterian Hospital Foundation, Inc. He serves as a member of the Board of Overseers of the Weill Medical School of Cornell University, Trustee Emeritus of The Rockefeller University, Life Trustee of New York University, Trustee for the School of Risk Management, Insurance, and Actuarial Science and is Chairman of the Academic Medicine Development Company, AMDeC. Mr. Greenberg is also a Trustee of the American Museum of Natural History and an Honorary Trustee of The Museum of Modern Art. He is on the Board of Directors of the International Rescue Committee and is active in a number of other civic and charitable organizations. As Chairman of The Starr Foundation, Mr. Greenberg oversees the disbursement of major financial support to academic, medical, cultural and public policy institutions.
Mr. Greenberg is married and has four children.