Eyal Ofer’s father, Sami, was once Israel’s richest man, with an estimated fortune of $7B. The wealth came from the shipping industry, in which Ofer holds extensive interests. He is chairman of Zodiac Group and has interests in Royal Caribbean cruise lines and OMNI Offshore Terminals.
In the realm of real estate, Ofer is chairman of Global Holdings, which has amassed a portfolio with many New York City buildings, including 15 Central Park West, 1250 Broadway and 50 United Nations Plaza. Ofer owns one of the world’s most extensive collections of contemporary, impressionist and modern art. — Scott Klocksin