Once again, billionaire Jimmy Pattison is Vancouver’s richest person (he ranks fourth overall in Canada).
B.C. is also home to the wealthiest woman in Canada, Sherry Brydson, who has a net worth of $6.6 billion, putting her in second in the province behind Pattison’s $7.88 billion net worth. Sherry resides in Victoria and, for purposes of this list, was left out.
The 86-year-old Vancouverite, has stakes in a range of media, retail and entertainment businesses through his company, Jim Pattison Group.
Francesco Aquilini is the managing director and public face of the Vancouver-based Aquilini Group. Most know him as the owner of our beloved Canucks.
Lalji’s family company, The Larco Group, is one of the Lower Mainland’s largest land developers, with hotel and retail properties, most notable of all is West Vancouver’s Park Royal Shopping Centre.
The founder of Vancouver- and Calgary-based Northland Properties Group, whose primary holdings are hotels and restaurants.
Louie family scion and chairman/CEO of the Vancouver-based H.Y. Louie Company, Brandt Louie is a noted philanthropist and chancellor emeritus of Simon Fraser University.
As part of a truce this year with the lululemon board of directors, founder and Vancouverite Wilson sold half his 27 per cent stake in the company for $845 million and stepped down as board chairman.
Iranian-Canadian Khosrowshahi is chairman of the Persis Group of Companies, headquartered in Vancouver, which has substantial interests in several sectors, including land development and pharmaceutical royalties.
Hong Kong born Caleb Chan is the president of Burrard International Holdings, the Vancouver-headquartered Chan family real estate and development holding company.
Franchise conglomerate Charlwood, the Vancouver-based founder of Uniglobe Travel, started his franchise career when he and a partner purchased the Canadian rights to Century 21.
Owners of the privately-held, Vancouver-based Belkorp Group of Companies, run by Stuart Belkin, son of founder Morris, the family has interests in numerous industries from sugar to pulp and paper.
Feature Image: Jim Pattison Group