Occupation: Chairman, Joseph P. Kennedy Enterprises
In 2011, he left his job running the Merchandise Mart to launch a nonprofit that brings fresh food to low-income Chicago neighborhoods. But this Kennedy is still all Kennedy: He is the force behind the $1 billion Wolf Point development, which, in January, earned a pivotal go-ahead from the city’s planning commission.
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