|Born||June 6, 1950|
|Alma mater|| Claremont McKenna College |
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
|Occupation||Hotelier and philanthropist|
|Net worth||US$4.2 billion (February 2018)|
|Parent(s)|| Jay Pritzker |
|Family||Nancy Pritzker (sister)|
John Pritzker (brother)
Daniel Pritzker (brother)
Jean "Gigi" Pritzker (sister)
Thomas Pritzker (born June 6, 1950) is an American billionaire heir, businessman and philanthropist. A member of the Pritzker family, he is the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Pritzker Organization (TPO), which manages the various Pritzker family business assets, and the executive chairman of the Hyatt Hotels Corporation.
A billionaire, in countries that use the short scale number naming system, is a person with a net worth of at least one billion units of a given currency, usually major currencies such as the United States dollar, the euro or the pound sterling. Additionally, a centibillionaire has been deemed applicable to a billionaire worth one hundred billion dollars (100,000,000,000), a mark first achieved in 2017 by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, with a net worth of $112 billion in a report issued in early 2018. The American business magazine Forbes produces a global list of known U.S. dollar billionaires every year and updates an Internet version of this list in real time. The American oil magnate John D. Rockefeller became the world's first confirmed U.S. dollar billionaire in 1916, and still holds the title of history's wealthiest individual.
The Pritzker family is an American family engaged in entrepreneurship and philanthropy, and one of the wealthiest families in the United States of America, being near the top of Forbes magazine's "America's Richest Families" list since the magazine began listings in 1982. Its fortune arose in the 20th century, particularly through the founding and expansion of the Hyatt hotel corporation.
Thomas Pritzker was born on June 6, 1950, the son of Jay Pritzker (1922–99) and his wife, Marian Friend. He holds an JD and MBA from the University of Chicago,and a BA from Claremont McKenna College.
Jay Arthur Pritzker was an American entrepreneur, conglomerate organizer, and member of the Pritzker family.
The University of Chicago is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1890, the school is located on a 217-acre campus in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood, near Lake Michigan. The University of Chicago holds top-ten positions in various national and international rankings.
Claremont McKenna College (CMC) is a coeducational, private liberal arts college in Claremont, California. It has a curricular emphasis on economics, finance, international relations, government and public affairs. CMC is a member of the Claremont Colleges consortium.
He is founder (2011) and chairman of North America Western Asia Holdings LLC (Nawah), an investment and advisory firm seeking to invest in Iraqi companies while advising clients looking to do business in the region.
North America Western Asia Holdings, (NAWAH) is an investment firm founded in 2011. It was established by Hyatt Hotels executive chairman Thomas Pritzker and former Pentagon official Paul Brinkley to build businesses in the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa.
He is the past chairman of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He organized the Pritzker Neuropsychiatric Disorders Research Consortium.He is a director of UCLA.
The Art Institute of Chicago, founded in 1879 and located in Chicago's Grant Park, is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States. Recognized for its curatorial efforts and popularity among visitors, the museum hosts approximately 1.5 million people annually. Its collection, stewarded by 11 curatorial departments, is encyclopedic, and includes iconic works such as Georges Seurat's A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, Pablo Picasso's The Old Guitarist, Edward Hopper's Nighthawks, and Grant Wood's American Gothic. Its permanent collection of nearly 300,000 works of art is augmented by more than 30 special exhibitions mounted yearly that illuminate aspects of the collection and present cutting-edge curatorial and scientific research.
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a think tank based in Washington, D.C., in the United States. CSIS was founded as the "Center for Strategic and International Studies" of Georgetown University in 1962. The center conducts policy studies and strategic analyses of political, economic and security issues throughout the world, with a specific focus on issues concerning international relations, trade, technology, finance, energy and geostrategy.
The Pritzker Neuropsychiatric Disorders Research Consortium is a collaborative research enterprise by leading academic and scientific institutions including research groups at the University of Michigan, Stanford University, the University of California at Irvine, the University of California at Davis, Cornell University, and the HudsonAlpha Institute. The consortium is focused on discovering the neurobiological and genetic causes of three major psychiatric disorders, major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, and identifying biomarkers for better diagnosis and novel targets for treatment.
He is married to Margot Marshall;they have three sons.
Robert Alan 'Bob' Pritzker was an American businessman and member of the wealthy Pritzker family.
Samuel Zell is an American billionaire businessman, the founder and chairman of Equity International, a private investment firm focused on building real estate-related businesses in emerging markets that he founded in 1969. He also maintains substantial interests in, and is the chairman of, several public companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange: Equity Residential (EQR), Equity LifeStyle Properties (ELS), Equity Commonwealth (EQC), Covanta Holding Corp. (CVA), and Anixter.
Abram Nicholas Pritzker was an American businessman and member of the Pritzker family.
Penny Sue Pritzker is an American billionaire businesswoman, entrepreneur, and civic leader. President Barack Obama nominated Pritzker as United States Secretary of Commerce. After being confirmed by a Senate vote of 97–1, she became the 38th person to hold that position.
Nicholas J. Pritzker is an American real estate and venture entrepreneur in San Francisco, California. He served as the Chairman of the board and CEO of the Hyatt Development Corporation. He is a member of the wealthy Pritzker family, who owned chewing-tobacco giant Conwood before selling it to Reynolds American.
Daniel Pritzker is an American billionaire heir, musician, film director, and member of the Pritzker family.
Joseph Daniel Mansueto is an American billionaire entrepreneur; the founder, majority owner and executive chairman of Morningstar, Inc.
Anthony Pritzker is a member of the Pritzker family and an heir to the Hyatt Hotel fortune; he serves as managing partner of the Pritzker Group.
Jay Robert "J. B." Pritzker is an American businessman, philanthropist, and politician currently serving as the 43rd Governor of Illinois. He is a private business owner based in Chicago and a managing partner and co-founder of the Pritzker Group, and a member of the Pritzker family which owns the Hyatt hotel chain. He has an estimated personal net worth of $3.2 billion.
Matthew Pritzker is an American investor and businessperson based in Chicago, Illinois. In 2008 he founded the Matthew Pritzker Company. The company’s focus is on building businesses across a variety of industries—including real estate, technology, media, consumer, and manufacturing. Pritzker supports a number of local and national charities and institutions.
Neil G. Bluhm is an American billionaire real estate and casino magnate.
Joseph Christopher Reyes is an American billionaire businessman, and the co-chairman, with his brother Jude Reyes, of Reyes Holdings, a beer and food distribution holding company, ranked by Forbes in 2017 as the 11th largest privately held company in the US.
Donald N. Pritzker was an American entrepreneur, businessman, and member of the wealthy Pritzker family.
Jean "Gigi" Pritzker is an American billionaire, film producer, and philanthropist. She is a member of the Pritzker family.
John A. Pritzker, the grandson of A.N. Pritzker and son of Jay Pritzker, is an American billionaire and investor. He is a member of the Pritzker family.
Jennifer Natalya Pritzker is an American investor, philanthropist, and member of the Pritzker family. Pritzker retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the United States Army in 2001, and was later made an honorary Colonel in the Illinois Army National Guard. Founder of the Tawani Foundation in 1995, Tawani Enterprises in 1996, and the Pritzker Military Library in 2003, Pritzker has been devoted to civic applications of inherited and accrued wealth, including significant donations to broaden understanding and support for "citizen soldiers."
Adam Pritzker is an American entrepreneur. He is the chairman and CEO of Assembled Brands, a collection of fashion brands, and co-founder chairman of General Assembly, a private school for professional development. He is a member of the Pritzker family, a very wealthy family that has owned the Hyatt hotel chain, the Marmon Group, and several other large businesses.