New York is the financial capital of the world. Not surprisingly, the city boasts 68 billionaires, according to Forbes’ 2011 list of billionaires in the world. Of the 10 richest, six have ties to the finance industry.
The richest man in New York is worth over $20 billion. The richest female New Yorker is Joan Tisch, who derives her fortune from holdings in Loews Corp. (NYSE: L).
Interestingly, the list contains only two females and no racial minorities.
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