Maurice R. Greenberg

Maurice R. Greenberg
  • Maurice R. Greenberg
    CSIS Trustee
  • Maurice R. Greenberg is chairman and CEO of C.V. Starr & Co. Inc. Mr. Greenberg retired as chairman and CEO of American International Group (AIG) in March 2005. AIG was created by C.V. Starr & Co., Inc., and under his leadership, AIG became the largest insurance and financial services company in the world. Mr. Greenberg serves on the President’s Council on International Activities of Yale University, is honorary vice chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations, and is vice chairman of the National Committee on United States–China Relations. He is a past chairman and director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and he is active on the boards of many other civic and charitable organizations working in the United States and Asia. In 1990, Mr. Greenberg was appointed by Zhu Rongji, then mayor of Shanghai, to be the first chairman of the International Business Leaders’ Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai. In 1994, Mr. Greenberg was appointed senior economic adviser to the Beijing municipal government. He was awarded “Honorary Citizen of Shanghai” in 1997. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Tsinghua School of Economics and Management, the International Advisory Council of the China Development Research Foundation, and the China Development Bank. On June 6, 2014, at the 70th anniversary celebration of D-Day at the Statue of Liberty in New York, Mr. Greenberg was awarded the French Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur for his service during World War II. He is also the recipient of the Bronze Star Medal from the United States. Mr. Greenberg received his pre-law certificate from the University of Miami and his LL.B from New York Law School in 1950 and has been granted honorary degrees from a number of universities.