The Real Deal New York

Ruby Schron, modest mogul

The investor could become the city’s next billionaire landlord, despite eschewing the spotlight

December 07, 2012 10:30AM
By Adam Piore

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Ruby Schron

From the December issue: Ruby Schron is not the type of real estate mogul who has racks of shiny suits spilling out of his closet.

Associates of the septuagenarian investor describe him as “the opposite of pretentious” and “anything but glitzy” — a man so careful with his money that he still lives in the same single-family home in Brooklyn where he raised his eight children, even as his fortune has swelled into the hundreds of millions of dollars. [more]