340. John Arrillaga
$2.4 billion Self-made Score: ( Source: real estate
age: 80 residence: portola valley, calif. B.a., Stanford ’60
Arrillaga attended Stanford on a basketball scholarship and was named a 3rd-team All American. He also worked 6 jobs (including landscaping and washing dishes) to pay for his living expenses. Beginning in the 1960’s, he and his business partner Richard Peery (No. 324) developed office parks in Silicon Valley. Later he donated heavily to his alma mater, with a $100 million gift in 2006 and a $151 million pledge in 2013.