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Jared Corey Kushner

Hebrew: יואל חיים Kushner
Current Location:: Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
Birthplace: New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Private and Private
Husband of Ivanka Trump
Father of Private; Private and Private
Brother of Dara Orbach; Private and Joshua Kushner

Occupation: Real estate developer, newspaper publisher, investor
Managed by: Geoffrey David Trowbridge
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About Jared Kushner

Jared is President Trump's senior advisor.

Jared is the principal owner of the real estate holding and development company Kushner Properties and the newspaper publishing company The New York Observer. He is the son of American real estate magnate Charles Kushner and is married to Ivanka Trump, the daughter of American business magnate and 2016 republican front runner to the American presidency, Donald Trump.

He was raised in a Jewish family in New Jersey. He graduated from Frisch, a yeshiva high school in Paramus, New Jersey, and from Harvard in 2003 with a BA. in sociology. His father had made a $2.5 million donation to the university.

For the summer, Jared Kushner often went to Camp Lavi in Lake Como, PA.

In 2007, he graduated from the the New York University School of Law where he earned his JD degree. He interned at Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau's office.

In July 2006, at age 25, Kushner purchased The New York Observer, a weekly New York City newspaper, for $10 million Since purchasing The Observer, he has pushed for changes to increase sales and created a new focus for the paper, [clarification needed] moving towards a tabloid format.

Kushner has been credited with increasing the Observer's online presence and expanding the Observer Media Group. In December 2011, The New York Post reported that the paper expected to become profitable for the first time.

Kushner is an active real estate investor and has increased the Kushner Companies presence in the New York City real estate market as a principal in his family's real estate company. Kushner's father, Charles, was arrested on charges of tax evasion, illegal campaign donations and witness tampering in 2004 and was eventually convicted of the above mentioned charges. He assumed the role of CEO in 2008.

The company's flagship acquisition was the office building at 666 Fifth Avenue in 2007, for a then-record price of $1.8 billion. In 2011, the building's mortgage was restructured in conjunction with Kushner's bringing in Vornado Realty Trust as a 50% equity partner.

On August 18, 2014, Kushner acquired a three-building apartment portfolio in Middle River, Maryland for $37.9 million with Aion Partners. In 2013–14, Kushner remained an active buyer of multifamily properties in New York, New Jersey and the Baltimore area, and his company acquired more than 11,000 units throughout the three states. In May 2015, he purchased 50.1% of the Times Square Building from Africa Israel Investments Ltd. for $295 million.

Kushner married Ivanka Trump in a Jewish ceremony on October 25, 2009. Ivanka converted to Judaism before marrying him. The rabbi who converted her was Rabbi Haskel Lookstein from KJ on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. He's also rabbi emeritus of Ramaz high school.

His father Charles Kushner;


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Jared Kushner's Timeline

January 10, 1981
New Jersey, United States