Guess who’s coming to dinner: Lorber, LeBow celebrate Carl Icahn’s 80th birthday

Real estate, investment bigwigs feted the billionaire

New York /
Feb.February 03, 2016 03:50 PM

There’s an easy way to exhaust a restaurant’s caviar supply: Have a billionaire investor like Carl Icahn celebrate his birthday with real estate and investment heavy hitters.

For his 80th, Icahn had a steak dinner with Douglas Elliman chairman and Vector Group CEO Howard Lorber, Vector Group chairman Bennett LeBow, Apollo Global Management’s Leon Black and Michael Milken, and Jefferies CEO Rich Handler and vice chairman Andrew Whittaker.

The dinner at Mastro’s Steakhouse in Midtown included expensive libations, chocolate cake and one-upmanship over recent deals, sources told the New York Post, which reported Handler picked up the tab.

The group has had a steak dinner every six weeks for the past 20 years, sources told the newspaper.

In December, Icahn, an investor in insurance giant AIG, criticized CEO Peter Hancock for failing to reach profitability targets. [NYP]Dusica Sue Malesevic


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Douglas Elliman's Howard Lorber (Getty, Douglas Elliman)
Elliman plans expansion to DC area
Elliman plans expansion to DC area
Douglas Elliman’s Howard Lorber (Illustration by The Real Deal; Getty)
Lorber buys the dip: CEO snags Elliman shares at $3.99
Lorber buys the dip: CEO snags Elliman shares at $3.99
Carl Icahn and Rialto Capital’s Adam Singer (Getty Images. Rialto Capital, Illustration by Kevin Cifuentes for The Real Deal)
Carl Icahn goes to war against Rialto, CMBS servicers
Carl Icahn goes to war against Rialto, CMBS servicers
Douglas Elliman's Howard Lorber (Getty, iStock)
Douglas Elliman profits plunge more than 50%
Douglas Elliman profits plunge more than 50%
Richard Lampen and Howard Lorber
Public relations: What’s next for an independent Douglas Elliman?
Public relations: What’s next for an independent Douglas Elliman?
Bienvenidos a Miami: Here’s a glimpse inside the new Douglas Elliman
Bienvenidos a Miami: Here’s a glimpse inside the new Douglas Elliman
Bienvenidos a Miami: Here’s a glimpse inside the new Douglas Elliman
Vector CEO Howard Lorber and Elliman CEO Scott Durkin (Getty)
Douglas Elliman to go public in spinoff from Vector Group
Douglas Elliman to go public in spinoff from Vector Group
The Closing: Scott Durkin
The Closing: Scott Durkin
The Closing: Scott Durkin
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...