President and Chief Executive Officer
Edward Grebow is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Amalgamated Bank.
Before joining Amalgamated, Mr. Grebow served for three years as a Managing Director of J.C. Flowers & Co., a leading private equity firm focused on the financial services sector. J.C. Flowers & Co. retained Mr. Grebow in May, 2007 to oversee its $25 billion acquisition of Sallie Mae.
Previously, Mr. Grebow had served as President of the ULLICO Inc. family of companies that includes the $6 billion Union Labor Life Insurance Company. Mr. Grebow developed and implemented a business plan for ULLICO which involved a successful recapitalization that restored ULLICO’s financial strength rating and rebuilt its unique position as the financial services company for labor unions and their affiliated pension plans.
From 2002 to 2003, Mr. Grebow served as President of the Metropolitan Television Alliance (MTVA), a consortium of 11 New York area broadcasters. The organization was seeking to rebuild the TV and emergency services transmission tower atop The World Trade Center that was destroyed on September 11, 2001. As President of the MTVA, he directed the negotiations with public and private entities that controlled these sites and represented New York area broadcasters.
Prior to joining MTVA, Mr. Grebow was Deputy President of Sony Electronics, Inc., and President of Sony's Broadcast and Professional Company. He joined Sony from Chyron Corporation, a leading maker of broadcast graphics, routing and automation systems, where he was President and Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to Chyron, Mr. Grebow spent seven years with CBS, Inc. as Executive Vice President, reporting to Chairman Laurence Tisch. Before joining CBS, Mr. Grebow spent more than 15 years in financial services management positions including Vice President at JP Morgan & Co. Inc., President of JP Morgan Lease Funding Corp. and Chief Operating Officer and EVP of The Bowery Savings Bank. Mr. Grebow was part of the group that purchased the Bowery from the FDIC in 1985.
Mr. Grebow serves as a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE:DO). He also serves as a Trustee of Thirteen/WNET and of the Laborers International Union Charitable Fund. A graduate of the George Washington University School of Business, he has served on that University’s Board of Trustees as well as on the boards of the American Film Institute, the Theatre Development Fund, and Panavision, Inc.