Top Five Wealthiest People in San Francisco

George Roberts

Net Worth: $3.8 billion

Profession:  American financier

How He Made His Wealth: On top of being one of the three original partners of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., a large portion of his wealth came from his position at the company. Even more of his money came through leverage buyouts, his most famous being the take over of RJR Nabisco.

Fast Facts: Roberts is a big fan of golf because it treats everybody as an equal. He is a widowed man and has three children. He is a native of Houston, Texas, but resides in San Francisco.