Timothy Geithner, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Timothy Geithner

American central banker and politician

Date of Birth: 18-Aug-1961

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Profession: politician, economist, banker

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Timothy Geithner

  • Timothy Franz Geithner (; born August 18, 1961) is a former American central banker who served as the 75th United States Secretary of the Treasury under President Barack Obama, from 2009 to 2013.
  • He was the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from 2003 to 2009, following service in the Clinton administration.
  • Since March 2014, he has served as president and managing director of Warburg Pincus, a private equity firm headquartered in New York City.As President of the New York Fed and Secretary of the Treasury, Geithner had a key role in government efforts to recover from the financial crisis of 2007–08 and the Great Recession.
  • At the New York Fed, Geithner helped manage crises involving Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, and the American International Group; as Treasury Secretary, he oversaw allocation of $350 billion under the Troubled Asset Relief Program, enacted during the previous administration in response to the subprime mortgage crisis.
  • Geithner also managed the administration's efforts to restructure regulation of the nation's financial system; attempts to spur recovery of the mortgage market and the automobile industry; demands for protectionism; tax reform; and negotiations with foreign governments on global finance issues.

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