Jeff Greenberg
Detroit Tigers
General Manager

Jeffrey Greenberg is an American sports executive who is the general manager of the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has previously worked in the front offices of the Chicago Cubs of MLB and the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL).


Greenberg grew up in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Upper St. Clair High School, where he played for the ice hockey team. He attended the University of Pennsylvania, and played hockey as a club sport.[1] He was an intern for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball (MLB) during his undergraduate studies.[2] He graduated from Pennsylvania in 2008 and Columbia Law School in 2011.[3] Greenberg interned for MLB's Arizona Diamondbacks and MLB's executive office during law school.[2]

Greenberg joined MLB's Chicago Cubs in 2012 as an intern in the baseball operations department. He became director of baseball operations in 2018 and director of professional scouting in 2019.[4] In 2020, the Cubs promoted him to assistant general manager.[5]

In April 2022, the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League hired Greenberg as their associate general manager.[3] In September 2023, the Detroit Tigers of MLB hired Greenberg as their general manager.[6]

Personal life

Greenberg is the son of Chuck Greenberg. His wife, Erin, is a nurse.[7] They have two sons.[2]


  1. ^ Greenberg, Jon (May 17, 2022). "Greenberg: Can another Greenberg help the Blackhawks rebuild? That's the plan". The Athletic. Retrieved September 21, 2023.
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  3. ^ a b "Blackhawks hire longtime Cubs exec Greenberg as associate GM". AP News. April 28, 2022. Retrieved September 21, 2023.
  4. ^ Martinez, Andy (November 30, 2020). "Cubs announce front office promotions, including Jeff Greenberg and Craig Breslow as assistant GMs". Marquee Sports Network. Retrieved September 21, 2023.
  5. ^ Gonzales, Mark. "Hoyer puts his stamp on Cubs' front office with 15 promotions". Galesburg Register Mail. Retrieved September 21, 2023.
  6. ^ "Tigers tab ex-Chicago exec Greenberg as GM". September 21, 2023. Retrieved September 21, 2023.
  7. ^ "How I Got Here: Jeff Greenberg '11". Retrieved September 21, 2023.