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.
Want to know more?
For current information on Donald Trump, the Trump Organization, and more, check out our Top Stories below.

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.

The Latest

Gov. Andrew Cuomo with Judge Lawrence Marks and Judge Daniele Chinea (Getty, Linkedin, iStock)

Flip-flop on eviction ban extension highlights state’s chaotic response

Three days after a state agency published an order extending the eviction moratorium through Dec. 31, it flip-flopped, marking...

Flip-flop on eviction ban extension highlights state’s chaotic response
Eviction filings have fallen in several major cities after a second federal eviction moratorium came into effect early September. (iStock)

Eviction filings fall after Trump moratorium: study

Eviction filings fell in 16 cities after the CDC’s nationwide eviction moratorium took effect in early September. Data from...

Eviction filings fall after Trump moratorium: study
From left: Joe Biden, Starwood Capital's Barry Sternlicht, Blackstone's Stephen Schwarzman and Donald Trump (Getty; iStock)

Where real estate’s investment giants stand on Biden vs. Trump

Private equity and other major investment firms have donated more to Joe Biden than President Donald Trump so far...

Where real estate’s investment giants stand on Biden vs. Trump
President Donald Trump and HUD Secretary Ben Carson (Getty; iStock)

Trump’s fair housing repeal roils multifamily developers

This summer, President Donald Trump put low-income people on notice: The suburbs would be off-limits to them. His administration...

Trump’s fair housing repeal roils multifamily developers
New York Attorney General Letitia James and President Donald Trump (Getty)

NY AG sues Trump for favoring projects over environment

Two dozen states are trying to stop the Trump administration from allowing certain infrastructure projects to bypass the environmental...

NY AG sues Trump for favoring projects over environment
Trump’s crackdown on TikTok and WeChat could further chill Chinese investment in U.S. real estate.

TikTok, Clarice: Why the government’s moves against Chinese firms could hurt real estate

Daniel Chang’s phone wouldn’t stop lighting up. It was the night of Aug. 6, shortly after President Trump signed an executive order banning the...

TikTok, Clarice: Why the government’s moves against Chinese firms could hurt real estate
Trump’s crackdown on TikTok and WeChat could further chill Chinese investment in U.S. real estate.

TikTok, Clarice: Why the government’s moves against Chinese firms could hurt real estate

Daniel Chang’s phone wouldn’t stop lighting up. It was the night of Aug. 6, shortly after President Trump signed an executive order banning the...

TikTok, Clarice: Why the government’s moves against Chinese firms could hurt real estate
HUD's Lynne Patton and of Frederick Douglass Houses resident Claudia Perez (Getty; RNC)

NYCHA tenants say they were duped into RNC video appearance

New York City public housing residents say Lynne Patton tricked them into appearing in a video that aired at...

NYCHA tenants say they were duped into RNC video appearance
Trump faces $1.5M in Palm Beach County property taxes

Trump faces $1.5M in Palm Beach County property taxes

Preliminary estimates by the Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s Office show that companies linked to President Trump could pay...

Trump faces $1.5M in Palm Beach County property taxes
Donald Trump with 40 Wall Street, 725 Fifth Avenue and 1290 Sixth Avenue (Getty, Wikipedia, Trump Organization, Vornado)

Trump’s fortune erodes with commercial property decline

Donald Trump’s businesses are on the wrong side of the Covid-19 divide. While the stock market has roared back...

Trump’s fortune erodes with commercial property decline
« Previous Next »

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

Loading...