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Hassan Nemazee

Born: 27-Jan-1950
Birthplace: Washington, DC

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Occupation: Business
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Nemazee Capital Corporation

Nominated to be US Ambassador to Argentina in 1999, but withdrew from the nomination following public complaints by his former business partner, Sohrab Vahabzadeh. Sentenced in 2010 to 12 years in prison and ordered to pay $292M in restitution after pleading guilty to bilking banks in a complex Ponzi scheme.

    High School: Landon School, Bethesda, MD (1968)
    University: AB, Harvard University (1972)
    Administrator: Trustee, Spence School (1993-97)
    Administrator: Visiting Committee, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University (1998-2005)

    Nemazee Capital Corporation Chairman and CEO (1987-)
    HN Properties Chairman and CEO (1979-87)
    Iranian American Political Action Committee
    Carret Asset Management
    Asia Society Trustee
    Biden for President
    Brain Trauma Foundation Trustee (1996-)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee National Finance Chairman
    Encyclopedia Iranica Vice Chairman (1990-98)
    Foreign Policy Leadership Council Advisory Board (2004)
    Friends for Harry Reid
    Gephardt for President
    Gore 2000
    Hillary Clinton for President
    Hillraiser 2008
    John Kerry for President New York Finance Chairman
    Obama for America
    RAND Corporation Advisory Board, Center for Middle East Public Policy (2006)
    Bank Fraud 21-Sep-2009 (pled guilty on three counts)
    Wire Fraud 21-Sep-2009 (pled guilty)
    Iranian Ancestry

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