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BISNOW PRESENTS THE 2017

RICHEST IN REAL ESTATE

No other industry carries as much influence on our lives: where we work, how we eat and shop, the way we experience sports and entertainment — and how that all relates to wherever we call home. Commercial real estate is at the core of our daily lives. That’s why it would be an injustice to only gauge this industry in concrete, steel, dollars and square feet. This is an industry full of innovators solving complex problems for the masses — a collective that goes far beyond the honorees below. Lists are inherently imperfect, which is why I am billing ours as the (almost) definitive list of power, money and innovation in the industry. But it is categorical in one respect: these men and women have profoundly transformed our neighborhoods and reshaped our cities, businesses and lifestyles. We live in their world.
Mark F. Bonner, Editor-in-Chief
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Peter Shea Jr.
$2.5B
Peter Shea Jr.
Los Angeles, California | J.F. Shea Co. President and CEO +
The Spanos Family
$2.3B
The Spanos Family
San Diego, California | Los Angeles Chargers Owner +
John Pritzker
$2.4B
John Pritzker
San Francisco, California | Geolo Capital/Two Roads Hospitality Founder +
George Marcus
$1.1B
George Marcus
San Francisco, California | Marcus & Millichap Co-Founder +
Kemper Freeman
$2B
Kemper Freeman
Bellevue, Washington  | Kemper Freeman Development Co. CEO +
Craig McCaw
$1.8B
Craig McCaw
Seattle, Washington | McCaw Cellular Founder +
Sanford Diller
$1.7B
Sanford Diller
San Francisco, California | Prometheus RE Group Founder +
Wayne Hughes Jr.
$1.3B
Wayne Hughes Jr.
Malibu, California | American Equities Management Founder +
Bruce Nordstrom
$1.2B
Bruce Nordstrom
Seattle, Washington | Nordstrom Chairman Emeritus +
Thomas Barrack
$1B
Thomas Barrack
Los Angeles, California | Colony Northstar REIT Founder +
Martin Selig
$1B
Martin Selig
Seattle, Washington | Martin Selig Real Estate Owner +
Magic Johnson
$600M
Magic Johnson
Los Angeles, California | Magic Johnson Enterprises Founder +
Arnold Schwarzenegger
$300M
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Los Angeles, California | Former Governor of California +
Jordan Schnitzer
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Jordan Schnitzer
Portland, Oregon | Harsch Investments CEO +
Sam Nazarian
$150M
Sam Nazarian
Los Angeles, California | SBE Group CEO +