Jeffrey W. Greenberg

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Jeffrey W. Greenberg
Born Jeffrey Wayne Greenberg
1951 (age 64–65)
United States
Occupation Lawyer, business executive
Spouse(s) Nikki Finke (1980-1982)
Parent(s) Corinne Phyllis Zuckerman
Maurice R. Greenberg
Relatives Evan G. Greenberg (brother)
Scott Greenberg (brother)
Cathleen Greenberg (sister)

Jeffrey Wayne Greenberg (born 1951) is an American lawyer and business executive who served as chairman and CEO of Marsh & McLennan Companies from 1999 to 2004.

Early life and education[edit]

Greenberg is the son of Corinne Phyllis Zuckerman and Maurice R. Greenberg, the former chairman and CEO of American International Group (AIG).

He earned a bachelor's degree from Brown University in 1973 and his law degree from Georgetown University Law School in 1976.

Career[edit]

He began his career at Marsh & McLennan after graduation. Greenberg resigned as CEO of Marsh & McLennan after the firm was charged with rigging, and as part of a lucrative kickback scheme, "stifling competition" according to New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer.[1]

He is currently chairman of the private equity firm he founded, Aquiline Holdings.[2]

Greenberg is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations,[3] serves as a trustee of the Brookings Institution, and has served as a member of Brown University's corporation.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Greenberg had a 14-year relationship with journalist Nikki Finke, getting engaged in 1974 and married in 1980. The couple divorced in 1982.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff report (January 10, 2005). The Fallen Managers: Jeffrey Greenberg. The Best & Worst Managers Of The Year. Businessweek
  2. ^ a b Executive Profile: Jeffrey W. Greenberg J.D. Businessweek
  3. ^ "CFR Membership List" (PDF). 
  4. ^ Divorce, Corporate American Style. Divorce, Corporate American Style Divorce, Corporate American Style. NY Times