Greg Zanetti grew up in Albuquerque and graduated from Valley High School in 1976. He was accepted to the United States Military Academy and graduated from West Point in 1980.
After six years of active duty, Zanetti earned his master’s degree in business from Boston University, and returned home to New Mexico. He went to work as a financial advisor for E.F. Hutton. Simultaneously, he continued to serve his country and joined the New Mexico Army National Guard. Greg became an independent financial advisor in 1991.
Greg was promoted to Brigadier General in 2005. He was then deployed to Guantanamo Bay in 2008 where he served as Deputy Commander, Joint Task Force Guantanamo (JTF GTMO).
In addition to serving his country as a Brigadier General in the U.S. Army, Zanetti has been a leader for conservative causes for the last 25 years. Serving on the New Mexico Right to Life board for 15 years and as the chairman of the New Mexico Chapter of U.S. Term Limits and New Mexico Right to Work. Further, Greg has been the two-time elected Chair of the Bernalillo County GOP.
In 2016, after a short stint in Seattle managing money for tech executives and entrepreneurs Greg opened Zanetti Financial to manage money for “friends and family” and, as he says, “Anyone whom God puts in my path.” He is a frequent guest on talk radio shows where his understanding of finance, politics and the military give him a unique outlook on current events.
As Governor, Greg will put his financial expertise and leadership skills to work for the people of New Mexico, cleaning up our state Government’s finances, giving our kids a world-class education and restoring integrity to the Governor’s office.
Greg and his wife Teresa currently live in Albuquerque and have two adult sons. Teresa also went to Valley High School and is a Harvard graduate. She has been a school teacher, State School Board Member, and member of the New Mexico State House of Representatives.
Greg Zanetti is a retired member of the U.S. Army. Use of his military rank, job titles and photographs in uniform does not imply endorsement by the Department of the Army or the Department of Defense.