Net Worth: $3.4 Billion
- Source of Wealth Condominiums
- Birth Place Buenos Aires
- Marital Status Married (Darlene Pérez)
- Full Name Jorge M. Pérez
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth 1950
- Ethnicity Cuban, Hispanic
- Occupation Real Estate Developer, Author
- Education Long Island University C.W. Post Campus, University of Michigan
- Children 4
About Jorge Perez
Argentinian-born American author and real estate developer Jorge M. Perez has an estimated net worth of $3.4 billion as of April 2016, according to Forbes.
After graduating from the University of Michigan, Jorge Perez started working as an economic development director. Shortly, he decided to engage in real estate and began developing properties. Together with Stephen M. Ross, Jorge Perez founded The Related Companies in 1979. Through time, his fortune significantly rose along with the success of the company. The Related Companies later emerged into one of the most popular and in-demand high-rise condo builders in Southern United States.
Also referred to as the “Donald Trump of the Tropics”, Jorge Perez has been the owner of 50 condo towers in Las Vegas, Fort Meyers and South Florida. Before the surge of economic and financial crisis in 2007, Perez’ net worth was estimated to be around $1.3 billion.
Jorge Perez is known to be a democratic fund raiser who supported the candidacy of Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary. He also raised funds for Barack Obama after the latter was declared as the official Presidential nominee of the Democratic party.
Of Cuban and Hispanic ancestry, Jorge M. Perez was born in 1950. He is currently married to Darlene Perez with whom he has four children.