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Jay I. Kislak

Monday, January 16th, 2012

A real estate company with an impressive portfolio is to be commended, but we’re extra impressed with Jay Kislak’s Kislak Foundation. Dedicated to the collection, conservation, research, and interpretation of rare books, manuscripts, maps, and indigenous art and cultural artifacts from the U.S. and around the globe, this idea was born out of a mere […]

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James Ferraro

Monday, January 16th, 2012

If you’ve ever attended a Make-A-Wish Ball in South Florida, you know Ferraro well. Arguably the biggest advocate for the cause, Ferraro is the guy in the great tux soliciting donations from his friends in the audience. The attorney who has about 40,000 asbestos cases was awarded the largest compensatory amount in Florida history for […]

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Cindy Carr

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Before retiring, Carr helped National Distributing Company grow into one of the largest wine and spirits brands in the country. She then established the Cindy Davis Carr Fund as a nonprofit organization to facilitate long-term growth of her many charitable donations including her support for the Jackson Memorial Foundation, the Children’s Home Society, and the […]

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Adrienne Arsht

Monday, January 16th, 2012

For 10 years, Arsht served as chairman of the board of TotalBank of Miami, which under her leadership grew to have some $1.4 billion in assets. She sold the bank to Banco Popular Español in 2007 and has since dedicated her life to philanthropy. Arsht became the first woman to join the Million Dollar Roundtable […]

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Leonard Abess Jr.

Monday, January 16th, 2012

The world still recognizes Abess for his incredible gesture of appreciation to his employees when he generously divvied up some $60 million of the $945 acquired when he sold the majority stake of the City National Bank of Florida; but today Abess continues to give back in different ways. The Trustee of the University of […]

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