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Controversial developer Geoff Palmer is Trump’s biggest donor

Builder has chipped in $2M for presidential candidate's Super PAC

July 18, 2016 02:30PM

The Orsini II at 550 North Figueroa Street, Donald Trump and developer Geoff Palmer

The Orsini II at 550 North Figueroa Street, Donald Trump and developer Geoff Palmer

From the Los Angeles website: Geoff Palmer wants to make America great again.

The infamous Beverly Hills developer has been revealed at as Donald Trump’s most generous donor to date, having written a whopping $2 million check to the Trump Super PAC, Bloomberg reported, citing the Republican candidate’s latest FEC quarterly report.

Palmer is a polarizing figure in the Los Angeles real estate scene — L.A. Curbed called him Downtown’s worst developer — because of his massive faux-Italianate apartments such as the Orsini, the Medici and the most notorious Da Vinci, which was set on fire while it was still in development in 2014. [more]

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