Net Worth: $2 Million
- Source of Wealth banking, policymaker
- Birth Place Brooklyn, New York City
- Marital Status Married (Carole Sonnenfeld Geithner)
- Full Name Timothy Franz Geithner
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth August 18, 1961
- Ethnicity Caucasian
- Occupation Economic Policy Maker, Central Banker
- Education International School Bangkok Thailand
- Children 2 (Elise Geithner, Benjamin Geithner)
About Timothy Geithner
Receiving an annual salary of $190 thousand, Timothy Franz Geithner is an American central banker and economic policymaker who served under the administration of President Barack Obama from 2009 through 2013 as the 75th United States Secretary of the Treasury. Prior to his career under President Obama’s administration, Geithner served as Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s president from 2003 until 2009. In 2012, Timothy Geithner’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 million.
He spent most of his childhood in different countries abroad such as India, Thailand, Zambia and Zimbabwe. After completing his high school at International School Bangkok, Timothy Geithner attended different schools which include Dartmouth College, Peking University, Beijing Normal University and Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.
Since 1988, Geithner has been serving the U.S. government. Regardless of whether Barack Obama or John McCain would win the presidential election in 2008, Timothy Geithner was one of the top nominees for the U.S. Treasury Secretary position. In November 2008, President Barack Obama officially announced his intention of nominating Geithner for the said position. By a 60-34 vote, Timothy Geithner was officially confirmed as the Treasury Secretary. He was sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden, in the presence of President Obama as witness.
Timothy Franz Geithner is currently married to Carole Marie Sonnenfeld, his wife of twenty years now. Together, the couple has a son named Benjamin and daughter named Elise.