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Canada’s Richest People: Marcel Adams

Canada’s Richest People
Marcel Adams
(Photo: La Presse)

Marcel Adams

Net Worth:
$2.05 billion
(▲1.0% from 2017)

Rich 100 rank: #54
Change in rank from 2017: ▼4
Major company holdings: Iberville Developments
Location: Montreal
Age: 97

The Romanian-born real estate tycoon survived Nazi labour camps before arriving in Canada in 1951. Marcel Adams was working in a Quebec City tannery when he started building his real estate fortune. Today, his company, Iberville, owns and manages more than 100 properties, including shopping centres, offices and industrial properties.

Updated Thursday, November 9, 2017