Joe Cayre

CATEGORY: Originators
COMPANY: Midtown Equities, Core Group Marketing
INDUSTRY: Real Estate & Sales

WHAT MAKES HIM HAUTE: Cayre is part of a group of investors that bought the World Trade Center in 2001 and a different team of investors that bought Sears Tower in 2004. In 2007, he sold his house in Midwood, Brooklyn, for $10 million, one of the most expensive sales in the borough. Midtown Equities and Israeli holding company IDB GROUP recently acquired HSBC Bank USA’s headquarters for $330 million. Cayre made his fortune by selling videos to discount retailers, including Wal-Mart.

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