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Hank Greenberg Fast Facts

By CNN Library
updated 12:02 PM EDT, Tue April 22, 2014

(CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of former AIG Chief Executive Officer Hank Greenberg.

Birth date: May 4, 1925

Birthplace: New York, New York

Birth Name: Maurice Raymond Greenberg

Father: Jacob Greenberg

Mother: Ada (Rheingold) Greenberg

Marriage: Corinne (Zuckerman) Greenberg

Children: Jeffrey, Evan, Scott, and Cathleen

Education: University of Miami, B.A., 1948; New York Law School, LL.B., 1950

Military: U.S. Army, Captain

1952-1960 - Works for Continental Casualty Company.

1960 - Begins working for insurance company American International Group (AIG). Greenberg's hiring at AIG includes an appointment as a vice president of C.V. Starr and Company.

1968-2005 - CEO of AIG. Greenberg resigns in the midst of the New York attorney general's investigation into accounting fraud at AIG.

May 2005 - New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer files a lawsuit against Greenberg, charging him with engaging in fraud to exaggerate AIG's finances. The case is on-going.

2005-present - Chairman and CEO of C.V. Starr and Company.

2009 - The Securities and Exchange Commission charges Greenberg for his involvement in the fraudulent accounting transactions that inflated AIG's finances. Greenberg agrees to pay $15 million in penalties.

January 2013 - Greenberg's book, "The AIG Story," is released.

June 25, 2013 - A New York appeals court rules that the 2005 lawsuit, filed by then New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, against Greenberg will not be dismissed.