The Real Deal New York

Here are the NYC RE players who made the Forbes 400

Stephen Schwarzman, Stephen Ross and Richard LeFrak cracked top 100

October 04, 2016 06:00PM

Clockwise from left: Stephen Ross, Jerry Speyer, Sam Zell, Richard LeFrak, Stephen Schwarzman and Leon Black

Of the country’s wealthiest billionaires, the biggest New York real estate players barely crack the top 50.

The latest Forbes 400 ranking of wealthiest Americans lists Blackstone Group TRData LogoTINY CEO Stephen Schwarzman as No. 45, with a net wealth of $10.3 billion. Stephen Ross, chairman of the Related Companies, follows with a net worth of $7.4 billion and a ranking of 58th on the list, and Richard LeFrak ranked 73rd on the list with $6.7 billion.

Meanwhile, Donald Trump’s net worth checks in at $3.7 billion, $800 million less than last year. All told, the top 400 billionaires have an aggregate net worth of $2.4 trillion. Of that, those in the real estate industry— across the country — are worth a combined $129 billion.

Here’s a rundown of figures tied to New York real estate who made Forbes’ list:

1. Stephen Schwarzman, $10.3B #45
2. Stephen Ross, $7.4B, #58
3. Richard LeFrak, $6.7B, #73
4. Leon Black, $5B, #105
5. Sam Zell, $4.7B, #117
6. Henry Kravis, #124
7. Sheldon Solow, $4.4B, #128
8. Leonard Stern, $4.1B, #134
9. Jerry Speyer, $3.7B, #156
10. Donald Trump, $3.7B, #156
11. Jeff Sutton, $3.6B, #174
12. Nathan Blecharczyk, $3.3B #194
13. John Catsimatidis, $3.3B, #194
14. Jeff Greene, $3.3B, #194
15. David Rockefeller Sr., $3.1B, #214
16. Allan Goldman, $3B, #222
17. Jane Goldman, $3B, #222
18. Amy Goldman Fowler, $3B, #222
19. Diane Goldman Kemper, $3B, #222
20. Charles Cohen, $2.8B, #239
21. Barry Diller, $2.7B, #246
22. Mort Zuckerman, $2.7B, #246
23. Joshua Harris, $2.5B, #274
24. Marc Rowan, $2.5B, #274
25. David Walentas, $2B, #353

[Forbes]Kathryn Brenzel

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