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Kenneth Fisher

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Founder, chairman, and CEO of Fisher Investments, a multibillion-dollar money management firm headquartered in Woodside, Fisher is obviously an expert on finances. So it makes sense that he has been a columnist for Forbes for nearing three decades. He’s also the author of six books, including the New York Times bestseller How To Smell a […]

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Thomas Steyer

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Steyer is co-managing partner of Farallon Capital Management, LLC, which manages the wealth of a number of other high-profile and high-net-worth individuals on our list. It’s a position he has held since founding the company in 1986. He got his start in the Risk Arbitrage Department of Goldman, Sachs & Co.

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Charles Schwab

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

The man who famously brought Wall Street back to Main Street by undercutting the big brokerage houses in the late 1970s was also one of the first to bring investing online. Today, Charles Schwab & Co. holds close to $1.65 trillion of client assets and a $25 billion bank. Schwab himself boasts a net worth […]

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George Roberts

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Roberts is one of the three original partners of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, where he amassed an impressive net worth of $3.4 billion. In 1989, Roberts led one of the most famous leverage buyouts in the takeover of RJR Nabisco. His involvement in the deal was profiled in the novel and movie Barbarians at the Gate.

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Paul And Nancy Pelosi

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

This power couple was on the San Francisco scene long before Nancy Pelosi was catapulted to a national stage, as first female elected speaker of the House of Representatives in 2007. But she is only one-half of the haute equation here, as Paul Pelosi has made his own mark in the Bay Area as a […]

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