Zell, chairman of Equity Group Investments, is ranked 60 with a net worth of $4.4 billion; LeFrak of the LeFrak Organization and his family come in at 62 with a $4.3 billion net worth and Ross of the Related Companies won the 101st spot with a net worth of $3.1 billion.
Other real estate honchos that made the cut are Soho Grand and Tribeca Grand owner Leonard Stern at 88 ($3.5 billion), Donald Trump at 153 ($2.4 billion), Boston Properties’ Mortimer Zuckerman at 182 ($2 billion); Tishman Speyer’s Jerry Speyer at 221 ($1.8 billion); John Catsimatidis, CEO of the Red Apple Group, at 238 ($1.7 billion); developer Sheldon Solow at 332 ($1.2 billion); and Vornado Realty Trust’s Steven Roth at 365 ($1.1 billion).
Mayor Michael Bloomberg appears on the list in the 10th spot with a net worth of $18 billion.
The three richest people in the country are Bill Gates of Microsoft again, with a net worth of $54 billion, followed by Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway with a net worth of $45 billion and Larry Ellison of Oracle with a $27 billion net worth. Together the 400 people on the list have a net worth of $1.37 trillion, up 8 percent from last year. TRD