Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Donald J. Trump was born in Queens, New York in 1946. He is the 45th president of the United States, the founder of the Trump Organization, and a controversial figure in New York real estate. Trump attended the University of Pennsylvania. In 2016, The Real Deal ranked Trump as the sixth most active condo developer in Manhattan since the mid-1960s. That year, Forbes pegged his net worth at $3.7 billion.

Donald Trump Q&A

How is Donald Trump connected to the real estate industry?
Trump expanded a real estate business founded by his grandparents by pursuing big-name projects in Manhattan and then expanding and licensing his brand name for use on projects across the country. Through the Trump Organization, Donald Trump has been involved with residential and commercial real estate projects, including hotels, resorts, casinos, and residential towers.
What are Donald Trump's real estate holdings?
His New York real estate includes the Trump Tower at 725 Fifth Avenue, 40 Wall Street, a large stake in the commercial office building 1290 Sixth Avenue, among others, with a total portfolio of several million square feet. As of 2016, he had 188 or more corporate entities that had dollar value or generated income.
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Donald Trump Top Stories

August 15, 2019Get ready for glacial golfing? President Trump is apparently interested in buying Greenland, which his advisors think could be the Alaska to his legacy.
July 25, 2019Top Hamptons homebuilder Joe Farrell will host a fundraiser for President Donald Trump in August at his "Sandcastle" megamansion, now on the market for $40M.

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