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Frank Gustav Zarb

Frank Gustave Zarb, American government official and private equity firm executive.

Background

  • ZARB, Frank was born on February 17, 1935 in New York, United States. Son of Gustave and Rosemary (née Antinora) Zarb.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Hofstra University, 1957. Master of Business Administration, Hofstra University, 1962. Doctor of Humane Letters, Hofstra University, 1975.

    Career

    • Trainee Cities Service Oil Corporation, New York City, 1957-1962. General partner Goodbody & Company, 1962-1969. Executive vice president CBWL-Hayden Stone, Inc.

      (investment banking), 1969-1971. Assistant secretary United States Department Labor, Washington, 1971-1972. Executive vice president Hayden Stone, Incorporated, New York York City, 1972-1973.

      Associate director, Office Management & Budget Executive Office of the President, Washington, 1973-1974. Assistant to President for energy affairs The White House, 1974-1977. Administrator Federal Energy Administration, 1974-1977.

      Advisory United States Congress, 1977-1978. General partner Lazard Freres & Company, New York City, 1977-1988. Chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer Smith, Barney, Harris, Upham & Company, Inc., 1988-1993.

      Vice chairman, group chief executive The Travelers Inc., 1993-1994. Chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer, Alexander & Alexander Services Inc., 1994-1997. Chairman Long Island Power Authority, 1996—1997.

      President National Association Securities Dealers, 1997-1998, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, 1997—2000, Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc, 1997—2001. Chairman Frank Zarb Associates. Senior advisory, managing director Hellman & Friedman LLC, San Francisco, since 2002.

      Interim chairman American International Group (American International Group), New York City, 2005—2006. Non-executive chairman Promontory Financial Group, LLC, since 2006. Board directors, Florida Power and Light Group, Inc., 2002-2006, American International Group (American International Group), 2005-2008, Kraft Foods Inc., since 2007.

    Works

    • Author: The Stockmarket Handbook, 1969, Handbook of Financial Markets, The Municipal Bond Handbook.

    Membership

    Member board trustees Gerald R. Ford Foundation. Member and former chairman board trustees Hofstra U, board directors Lower Manhattan Development Corporation. Member Council Foreign Relations.

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    Connections

    • Married Patricia Koster, March 31, 1957. Children: Krista Anne, Frank, Junior.
    • father: Gustave Zarb
    • mother: Rosemary (Antinoro) Zarb
    • spouse: Patricia Koster
    • children: Krista Anne Zarb
    • Frank Zarb
    • Junior Zarb
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    Born February 17, 1935
    Nationality
    • 1957
      Hofstra University
    • 1962
      Hofstra University
    • 1975
      Hofstra University
    • 1957 - 1962
      Trainee, Cities Service Oil Company
    • 1962 - 1969
      general partner, Goodbody & Company
    • 1969 - 1971
      Executive vice president, CBWL-Hayden Stone
    • 1971 - 1972
      assistant secretary, United States Department Labor
      Washington, United States
    • 1972 - 1973
      executive vice president, Hayden Stone
    • 1973 - 1974
      Associate director, Office Management & Budget Executive, Office of the President
      Washington, United States
    • 1974 - 1977
      Assistant to President for energy affairs, The White House
    • 1974 - 1977
      administrator, Federal Energy Administration
    • 1977 - 1978
      advisory, United States Congress
    • 1977 - 1988
      general partner, Lazard Freres & Company
    • 1988 - 1993
      Chief Executive Officer, Smith, Barney, Harris, Upham & Company, Inc.
      Barney, Georgia, United States
    • 1993 - 1994
      vice chairman, The Travelers Incorporated
    • 1994 - 1997
      Chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer, Alexander & Alexander Services Inc.
    • 1996 - 1997
      Chairman, Long Island Power Authority
    • 1997 - 1998
      President, National Association Securities Dealers
    • 1997 - 2000
      chairman, Chief Executive Officer, National Association Securities Dealers
    • 1997 - 2001
      Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc
    • 2002
      Senior advisory, managing director, Hellman & Friedman LLC, San Francisco
    • 2002 - 2006
      Board directors, Florida Power and Light Group, Inc.
    • 2005 - 2006
      Interim chairman, American International Group (American International Group)
      New York
    • 2005 - 2008
      American International Group
    • 2006
      Non-executive chairman, Promontory Financial Group, LLC
    • 2007
      Kraft Foods Inc.
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