324. Stephen Mandel Jr.
$2.5 billion Self-made Score: & Source: hedge funds
age: 61 residence: greenwich, conn. m.b.a., harvard ’82
The master stock-picker named his hedge fund, Lone Pine Capital, after a pine tree that, legend has it, survived an 1887 lightning strike on the campus of Dartmouth College, his alma mater. It has more than $25 billion in assets under management.