Who is Mortimer Zuckerman ?
Zuckerman is a Canadian born billionaire. He was born in 1937. He was married to Marla, they divorced. He has 2 children.
He is the owner of the US News and World Report. He is the former owner of the New York Daily News. And he is co-founder of Boston Properties.
He is a graduate of McGill University in Montreal. He was awarded an honorary degree. He received an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
US News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report is an American media company. It publishes news, opinion, and consumer advice. Zuckerman is chairman and editor-in-chief.
The company is a multi-platform publisher of news and information. Which includes www.usnews.com and annual print and e-book versions of its authoritative rankings. These include Best Colleges, Best Graduate Schools and Best Hospitals.
US News has a monthly audience of over 20 million unique visitors. With 120 million page views. Zuckerman is Chairman of the Executive Committee and Editor-in-Chief.
Boston Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT). It is one of the largest owners, managers, and developers of office properties in the United States.
The real estate firm is active in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington. Boston Properties was founded in 1970 by Mortimer Benjamin Zuckerman and Edward H. Linde in Boston. It maintains its headquarters in Boston.
Boston Properties became a public company in June 1997. It is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXP. The company owns 52 million sq feet of properties. With a total of US$ 32 billion in market value.
Mortimer Zuckerman Net Worth
His net worth is US$ 2.8 billion. He still owns 5% of Boston Properties.
Zuckerman is an active philanthropist. Through his The Mortimer Benjamin Zuckerman Foundation.
In 2012 he donated US$200 million to form the Zuckerman Institute at Columbia University. And he donated US$100 million to create the Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program. To support graduate-level and post-doc scientists in the U.S.
Businessweek named him one of The Top 50 American Givers.