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John H. Biggs

Biggs, John H.

Executive in Residence
Adjunct Professor of Finance
Joined Stern: 2006

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West 4th Street, Room 8-51
New York, NY 10012
Phone number: (212) 998-0072

Curriculum Vitae
Teaches Research Interests
  • Topics in Investments
  • Investing and Financing Vehicles for Pension
  • Corporate Governance

Academic Background
Ph.D., Economics                                                                    Washington University, 1983
Fellow                                                                                     Society of Actuaries, 1963
A.B., Major in Classics                                                             Harvard University, 1958

Honorary Degrees
University of South (Sewanee)
Trinity College (Hartford)

Business Experience

Executive-in-Residence, NYU Stern School of Business
NYU Citigroup Distinguished Fellow in Leadership and Ethics
    Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer (Jan.1993-Nov.2002)
           Overseer, TIAA-CREF
           Trustee, TIAA-CREF
           Trustee, CREF
           President & Chief Operating Officer (February 1989-1993)
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Centerre Trust Company
Vice Chancellor for Administration & Finance, Washington University
Vice President and Controller, General American Life Insurance Company

Other Professional Experience

Elected a Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Boston, MA
Member, Council on Foreign Relations, New York
Member, Blue Ribbon Panel on Audit Committees
Member, The Conference Board Blue Ribbon Commission on Public Trust and Private Enterprise
Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Committee on "Corporate Responsibility Beyond Regulation"