Jay Wintrob is President and CEO of SunAmerica Financial Group, one of the largest life insurance and retirement savings organizations in the United States. Mr. Wintrob has also served as Executive Vice President – Life and Retirement of AIG since 2009. From 2002 through 2009, he was Executive Vice President – Retirement Services of AIG. He also served as a Director of AIG from 1999 to 2004.
Mr. Wintrob was named President and Chief Executive Officer of SunAmerica Financial Group in 2009. He joined SunAmerica Inc. in 1987 as Assistant to the Chairman, was elected Senior Vice President in 1989, Executive Vice President in 1991 and Vice Chairman in 1995. Mr. Wintrob also served as President of SunAmerica Investments, Inc., overseeing the company's invested asset portfolio, from 1994 through 2000. Following AIG’s acquisition of SunAmerica, Mr. Wintrob served as Vice Chairman of AIG Retirement Services, Inc. (now known as SAFG Retirement Services, Inc.) from 1998 to 2005, Chief Operating Officer from 1998 to 2001 and was named President in 2000 and Chief Executive Officer in 2001.
Prior to joining SunAmerica, Mr. Wintrob was an associate with the law firm O’Melveny & Myers where he practiced corporate law. Mr. Wintrob received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from UC Berkeley and a J.D. from the Boalt Hall School of Law at UC Berkeley. Mr. Wintrob was elected in September 2011 as a director of Oaktree Capital Group, LLC. He is a member of the board of the American Council of Life Insurers and is an active board member of several non-profit organizations, including The Broad Foundations, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center , The J. Paul Getty Trust and the Skirball Cultural Center.