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Mark Walter

Owner and Chairman, Los Angeles Dodgers

THE LATEST: Walter is part of the group that acquired the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2012. Peter Guber, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Stan Kasten, Todd Boehly and Bobby Patton joined Walter to form Guggenheim Baseball Management and purchased the major league team for $2.15 billion. Last year, tennis legend Billie Jean King and her partner Ilana Kloss became minority owners.

BACKGROUND: The co-founder and chief executive of Guggenheim Capital, Walter also oversees the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, which promotes education and health for children and families in L.A. The investor and conservationist supports Chicago Beyond and OneGoal Chicago. He is a trustee of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Northwestern University and the Field Museum of Natural History.

WORTH NOTING: The Walter family owns White Oak, a wildlife preserve in Florida.

YEARS ON THE LA500: 1

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