Regional Alumni Awards Ceremony

UM Alumni Maurice R. Greenberg and Corinne P. Greenberg, Class of 1949, Honored for Contributions to Alma Mater

The Greenbergs were recognized at the 2017 Alumni Awards Ceremony, hosted by the UM Alumni Association in New York City.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

New York - The University of Miami Alumni Association Wednesday honored distinguished alumni Maurice and Corinne Greenberg, Class of 1949, with the Edward T. Foote Alumnus of Distinction Award for their contributions to alma mater and community. The Greenbergs accepted the honor at the 2017 Alumni Awards Ceremony in New York City, held at the Metropolitan Club New York.

“Hank and Corrine Greenberg are an enduring example of the importance of alumni giving,” said UM President Julio Frenk. “The generosity of this dynamic couple bolsters many significant medical, research, and arts endeavors at their alma mater where they have provided vital funding for student scholarships through the C.V. Starr Endowed Scholarship Fund and the Maurice R. Greenberg Endowed Scholarship Fund and bestowed a Starr Foundation gift of $10 million on the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute at the Miller School of Medicine.”

Maurice R. Greenberg is chairman and CEO of
C.V. Starr & Co. Inc., a global insurance and investment organization. He also serves as chairman of The Starr Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States. He retired as chairman and CEO of American International Group, Inc. (AIG) in March 2005 after nearly 40 years of leadership and dramatic growth. He is the past chairman and director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and is active on the boards of many academic, civic, and charitable organizations around the world. Greenberg served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and in the Korean conflict, rising to the rank of captain and receiving the Bronze Star. He was awarded the French Ordre National de
la Légion d’Honneur for his service on D-Day on Omaha Beach in World War II. Later, his award was upgraded to that of Commandeur de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur, recognizing his leadership and contributions as Chairman of AIG. A longtime resident of New York City, he received his pre-law certificate from the University of Miami, an LL.B. from New York Law School, and honorary degrees from a number of universities.

Corinne P. Greenberg is president and director of the Maurice R. and Corinne P. Greenberg Foundation, and director of The Starr Foundation. She is the chair of the National Board of Young Audiences/ Arts for Learning, and also serves on volunteer committees at Rockefeller University, New York-Weill Cornell Medical Center, and the Iris Cantor Women’s Health Center. She worked as a computer programmer and systems designer at Fiduciary Trust Company, and the New York Hospital, and was M.I.S. director at Intere Intermediaries Company. She is
a graduate of the High School of Music and Art with a major in voice. She studied piano at the Manhattan School of Music, and attended Queens College, Rider College, and Columbia University. She graduated with a B.B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Miami.


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