Elie Horn was bornon 1944 in Brazil. Elie Horn is #1959 in List Billionaires People In The World. Despite a slower economy, Elie Horn's Cyrela Brazil Realty continues to build new properties. Horn came to Brazil from Syria at the age of 11. Eight years later he and his two brothers began low-money-down real estate investing, building a $50 million business by the mid ?70s. In 1978 he ventured out on his own and founded Cyrela. He also owns shares in publicly traded Cyrela Commercial Properties, which acquires, develops and rents shopping centers and corporate buildings in Sao Paulo and Rio. He owns a 5.6% stake in BrasilAgro, an agricultural development company. He has said he plans to give 60% of his wealth to charity before he dies, mostly to Jewish causes.
Horn is described by Forbes as a:In 2015, He and his wife Susy signed Warren Buffett's The Giving Pledge, pledging to donate more than half their wealth over their lifetime to charitable causes
As of 2010 he is reported to have a net worth of $2
Since 2006, Horn has been on the list of Forbes billionaires
Serving in both capacities since the incorporation of Brazil Realty in 1994
Horn is founding partner and president of Cyrela since 1978
In 1962, he founded his own company, Cyrela, and built it into the largest publicly traded developer of high-end residential buildings in Brazil
Elie (Eli) Horn (born in 1944) is a Brazilian-Jewish businessman and philanthropist operating in Brazil, and president of Cyrela Brazil Realty