- 9 September 1999 – Levitt becomes longest-serving chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
- May 1998 – Appointed to second five-year term as SEC chairman by President Bill Clinton.
- July 1993 – Appointed to the SEC by President Clinton.
- 1989-1993 – Chairman of the New York City Economic Development Corporation.
- 1978-1989 – Chairman of the American Stock Exchange.
Education: Williams College
Source: The Washington Post