The Real Deal New York

Jared Kushner, the accidental CEO

The 33-year-old was forced to take over his family’s real estate empire early, but he’s silenced doubters by redirecting the company — and by buying up $3.5 billion in properties
By Katherine Clarke | February 12, 2014 10:30AM

From the February issue: At age 33, real estate wunderkind Jared Kushner has reached an unexpected point in his life. The sandy-haired mogul and New York Observer publisher now presides over a New York City property portfolio that’s the envy of his peers, comprised of trophy office towers, a multi-family empire in the East Village and a waterfront site in Dumbo widely-imagined as a future technology and creative hub. [more]