PHC To Honor Greenberg At Annual Ball
A native of Brooklyn, New York, Steven Greenberg attended public schools at the elementary and secondary level prior to attaining his Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Columbia University and his Master's Degree in Education from Columbia Teacher's College. He spent the next three years teaching high school social studies and coaching football and debate at Mount Anthony Union High School in Bennington, Vermont.
In 1978, Greenberg returned to New York, where he entered the world of finance and for the past twenty years, he has served as a Senior Vice President for Smith Barney, Citigroup. In January of 2005, Steve entered into a partnership with several of his colleagues to form the Harbor Group at Smith Barney, which specializes in serving all the personal and business financial needs of high net worth individuals.
Greenberg has a long record of involvement with many facets of the community. From May of 1991 until June of 2004, he served three terms as a board member of Community School District 27 Queens. He was elected by his fellow board members to the position of President of the Board from 1999 until 2004 after serving as Secretary of the Board from 1995 until 1999.
In August of 1997, Steve was elected to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Breezy Point Cooperative. In 1998, he was elected Treasurer by his board colleagues and in 2001, he was chosen to serve as President, in 2002, his fellow board members elected him to serve as Chairman, the position he still holds. Greenberg has served as member of the Board of the Caffrey-Conroy Learning Center in Breezy Point since its establishment in 1999.
In January of 2004, City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. honored him with a "City Council Citation" for his outstanding service to his community. This citation was followed shortly thereafter by another honor for leadership, guidance, dedication and devotion to the children of District 27 Queens by the Good Government Regular Democratic Club. Steve was honored by Trinity Services in May of 2005 for his dedication and service to the citizens of New York. Also in 2005, he became a member of the Board of Directors of the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce.
Greenberg became a Peninsula Hospital Center Benefactor and member of its Board of Directors in 2003. Steve currently serves as a member of the Board's Retirement and Investment Committee where both his professional expertise and personal skills, along with his dedication to the work of the Hospital Center, make him a very valuable asset.
In addition to his career and community service responsibilities, Steve has always found time to spend with children in a coaching capacity. From 1987 until 2002, he coached girls' soccer, basketball and softball for the St. Thomas More CYO Program in Breezy Point and for many summers he has played for and managed the Brennan and Carr Softball Team in the Breezy Point Men's Night League. He is also a proud member of both the Fulton Floppers in Breezy's Sunday Morning Walk League and Henny's Pops, Breezy's local entry in the Queens 40+ CYO League.
Greenberg and his wife, Lucia, will soon be celebrating their thirty-first year of marriage and twenty-first year as full time residents of Breezy Point. Lucia is currently the librarian at Pershing JHS in Brooklyn and they have three lovely daughters; Jennifer, Judith and Jane.
The theme of this year's gala is, "You've Gotta Have Heart!" - which echoes the overall spirit of the Hospital Center as it moves toward the implementation of its multi-million dollar Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. The 99th Anniversary Ball will be held at The Sands, in Atlantic Beach on Saturday, October 28. Tickets for the ball are still available. Should you wish further information about this year's distinguished honorees, or for additional information about this year's gala event, please call the Office of External Affairs at Peninsula Hospital Center.